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    Material relating to newsreel story ROUND THE WORLD IN 80 HOURS! - 59/28.

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    Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story ROUND THE WORLD IN 80 HOURS! - 59/28.

    Extra footage not used in newsreel story.

    Various air shots of Hong Kong and harbour. Various night shots of neon signs in Hong Kong. Various shots of Singapore harbour and buildings on the quayside.

    GV St Andrew's Cathedral in Singapore, pan to traffic coming towards us. Panning shot of a trishaw coming towards us (bicycle with sidecar). Various scenes of civic buildings in Singapore.

    Change Alley in Singapore (a market place). Man crouched behind wooden box and thumbing through a bunch of keys. Paper lanterns with Chinese writing on, hanging outside a store. Two assistants tending a mass array of sunglasses which they are selling.

    Various shots in Colombo of British style buildings and London buses, also people walking.

    Travel shot along road towards Ceylonese village. Various shots in the Ceylonese village showing London style buses and, in contrast, bullock-drawn carts.

    The Gateway to India. GV Overlooking Bombay. LV park in India. Indians lying about on park benches asleep during the day. A market place in India. GV The Parsee towers of silence, where vultures wait in trees for bodies to be thrown down wells. Angle shot as vulture flies overhead. Travel shot along street. Snake charmer on side of the road with a cobra coming up out of the basket. The cobra sways as the man plays his pipe, camera pan to man playing.

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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:47:00 / 01:24:59:00
    59/28 D (Selected Originals)

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