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Hong Kong - George V silver jubilee parade, miscellaneous
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- Moving images
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[between 1926 and 1935] (Creation)
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1 film reel (12 min., 35 sec. ; 102.8m) : 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 parade which celebrates King George V's Silver Jubilee (as read on banners in the parade). Various groups go down the street, including dragon dances, children in ornate dress carried on litters, people wearing masks, various floats, and musicians, as crowds of Hong Kong residents and expatriates watch. Subsequent footage includes locals working near the docks; Margaret and her mother at the Scott house with various animals; boats on the water; and a tram in Hong Kong.
Numerous tape splices, moderate edge damage, moderate scratches, severe warping, some crazing, low contrast in some scenes.
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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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