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  • Short Summary

    Elaborate funeral in Hong Kong sees people dressed up as animals and carried on cushions.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The Chinese Way. Funeral of richest merchant in Hong Kong, seems more merry than melancholy to our Western ideas. Hong Kong.

    M/S of many men carrying huge ornate cushions, M/S as people are carried along on cushions with poles on the end. People dressed up as birds and animals pass by as other people watch, we see various birds, horses and elephants.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    412.10
    Media URN:
    19642
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/07/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:27:00 / 01:20:08:00
    Canister:
    G 1206

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