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Hong Kong - golfing, fishing, equestrian, La Estrella Texaco
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- Moving images
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- Date estimated from content of film. As the construction of La Estrella Texaco was completed at Taikoo Dock in 1931, that is the likely year this film was captured.
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1 film reel (3 min., 45 sec. ; 30.4m) : acetate, 18 fps, positive, 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 expatriates playing golf; some men fishing from a boat; a horse race; and the christening of La Estrella Texaco (of Manila) from a British and American flag-draped platform.
Mild warping, crazing/crackling on surface of film, embedded dirt, low contrast scenes, slightly overexposed.
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A digital copy of this item is available.
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Playback of physical film restricted for preservation reasons.
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Possibly shot at 16 fps. Some scenes in soft focus.
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