• Short Summary

    Villagers in Hong Kong moved into new flats - new reservoir will submerge entire village.

  • Description

    Hong Kong.

    GV. Of village of Tai Kau, procession of monks ready to move homes. SV. Monks in procession. CU. Man with dragon's head on. CU. Man beating a gong. SV. Monks sitting round table on which are offerings to the gods. CU. Offerings including a pig, fruit etc. Pan to the monks ringing bells. CU. More monks with oriental musical instruments. GV. Of the houses in village showing people processions in the street. SCU. Two men carrying trunk. SV. Old woman sitting amongst processions. SV. Woman moving stuff from house. GV. People moving their goods. GV. Villagers carrying their possessions onto jetty. SV. Villagers with possessions from jetty onto boat, & SCU. SV. Villagers on boat ready to leave, pan to another group on the jetty. GV. One of the craft on its way to their new homes. GV. Pan of their new flats. SV. Villagers getting from lorry outside flats. SV. Interior, one of the villagers carrying goods into new flat. SV. Government official talking to old woman in new flats. SV. Interior, man places picture on wall in new flat. CU. Man looking out of window. AS. From window, showing traffic down below. GV. Exterior of the new flats.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:51:00 / 01:40:29:00

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