• Short Summary

    Story about the Lunghai Railway in China and the cave dwellings of some local people.

  • Description

    "Nowhere in the wide, wide world is there such close contact between the old and new, as in China - The rocky hill road"

    High angle shot of donkeys carrying large packs on their backs making their way up a hillside. "- and the new metal one -" Shot of a railway track from the back of a moving train. The train passes through a tunnel.

    "We are on the Lunghai Railway - one of the North West Chinese trunk lines". Various shots from a travelling train of railway line and surrounding scenery. Caves are seen - dwellings of "the most primitive peoples" Panning shot of the hillside, caves and houses. Short item. Incomplete.

    Was an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 588.

    Note: safety only - original decomposed and junked.

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    Film ID:
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    Eve pictorials
    British Pathe
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:31:00 / 01:49:27:00
    EP 245

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    Just to confirm that "Lunghai Railway" at start of Para 3 IS correct.

  2. British Pathé says

    Great - thanks.

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