• Short Summary

    Refugees arriving from China are sent back from overcrowded Hong Kong.

  • Description

    Titles read: "HONG KONG - REFUGEES TURNED BACK".

    General view of Hong Kong Harbour. View of crowds of people in market place. Panning shot shows shanties. C/U of sign at border. General view of border country with helicopter flying over. Refugees walk across a field after being rounded up by police, on their way back to China because there isn't room for them here.

    Crowds lining street waiting for lorries carrying refugees to go past. Boxes of food parcels are distributed; people in the crowd throw food parcels at the lorries as they go by. General view pan, as lorry speeds past camera towards the border.

    Notes on file.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1725.09
    Media URN:
    53570
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/05/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:24:00 / 01:21:49:00
    Canister:
    62/42

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