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  • Short Summary

    Hilltop wooden shacks, men and women breaking up stones & market place.

  • Description

    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 2667 A.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2626.12
    Media URN:
    78293
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1953
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:45:00 / 01:33:33:00
    Canister:
    UN 2666 B

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