Chinese writing is translated.
Begins with Pathe Pictorial title sequence. See record for Title Sequence in tin EP131.
C/U of a hand writing a Chinese character on a piece of paper. English word magically appear translating the Chinese. Word is "ashes". An extra part is added to the character and the word turns into "coal". Intertitle reads: "And look at this very logical sequence of thoughts - " C/U of characters representing the following are drawn: "two eyes, bird, hand, frightened." Another character is drawn representing LI - Chinese Mile. Intertitle reads: "Yes, a mile in China very often is a lie!"
Was an item in Pathe Pictorial issue number 561.