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    Villagers of 600 years old village of Ship Pik move to mainland China.

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    High angle panning shot from dam to Shik Pik village in China. High angle shot of the village of Shik Pik which is 600 years old. MS. Children playing football in the village. MS. Village idols waiting to be burned at feast - 15 feet effigy under the tree is Tai Sue Wong, King of the Trees. GV. Villagers moving out their belongings. Close up shot of small boy with baby strapped to his back, trying to get his dog to leave. Dog refuses to do so. Various shots of the people removing their belongings from houses, including people taking roofs from their houses. Various shots as an old lady is helped from her home. She is 86 and has never left Lantau Island. CU. The old lady. Various shots as the old lady is carried in chair through the village and aboard boat. LS. As the boat leaves for the mainland. MS. Villagers carrying Buddha through street. LS. Lorries carrying furniture along road. MS. Villagers walking along road to boat. MS. Woman with small boy. Various shots of the villagers walking to boat. Various shots of the roofs taken down, pan to show cooking area. Various shots as the furniture and belongings are put onto lorries. MS. Woman drinking stream water. MS. People carrying belongings out. MS. As goods are unloaded from lorry. MS. People leaving the boat carrying suitcases, etc. LS. As the villagers walk towards their new flats.


    Date found in the old record - 01/12/1960.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:05:00 / 01:21:48:00
    UN 3434 A

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