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    Hong Kong.

    GV. Hilltop shacks a squatters site at North Point. Shots showing Chinese going up to top of the Hill, by steps they have made themselves. Reverse shot looking down. Various shots around the site, showing how they live in squalor LS. Modern buildings, which the hovels (wooden shacks) overlook. Various shots work on new building at foot of hill. Men and women use primitive methods to break up stone, woman wearing protection around her fingers. (to enable more labour, to be employed). GV. Hong Kong in the background the new territories of the Chinese mainland. LS. Modern house on hillside. Various shots in a typical Chinese market street in the heart of the main town Lee Yuen Street - LS. and CU's Various shots water front of main street, shots of shoes being made and Chinese buying various foods in small market place.

    (Orig Neg.)

    Note: Good shot of boys looking over view of harbour, with younger one looking towards the camera. Lots of shots of smiling / laughing people. Duplicate UN 2666 B.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:21:00 / 01:50:09:00
    UN 2667 A
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    UN 2667 A
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    Lifestyle & Culture Trade & Industry
    Chinese trad Chinese Trad EDEN DOC - Eau de Cologne
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