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Hong Kong : construction site, boats
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- Moving images
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[between 1926 and 1938] (Creation)
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1 film reel (3 min., 45 sec. ; 30.4m) : acetate, 18 fps, reversal, b&w, silent ; 16 mm
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Item is an amateur film from Douglas Scott's time living in Hong Kong which captures a construction site with local labourers hewing stone, shoveling earth, and carrying large loads over their shoulders using yokes, as well as various shots of boats and junks.
Moderate scratches, mild warping, mild color fading, crazing/crackling on surface of film, shrinkage, vertical streaks on film.
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A digital copy of this item is available.
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Possibly shot at 16 fps.
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