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  • Short Summary

    Chinese usher in the new year with fireworks, gifts, feast, praying and street performance.

  • Description

    Taiwan (Formosa).

    Documentation on file.

    VS Short of fireworks going off. VS Chinese signs and picture being hung up around house. MS grandparents in a Chinese household giving out gifts to children. MCU. Chinese food, dishes of it, spread out on table with members of the family seated around and picking at it. VS. The family around table eating. MS In the garden the family watch fireworks go off. MCU two Chinese going to pray VS. Inside Chinese bank with people coming in to pay their debts, etc. The banker uses an Abacus (ancient counting table) to work out the money. VS dragon dance being performed in the street.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3187.13
    Media URN:
    89425
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1966
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:23:00 / 01:37:08:00
    Canister:
    UN 4106 A

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