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