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Hong Kong - Margaret, swimming, boats, construction
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- Moving images
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1 film reel (3 min., 25 sec. ; 27.7m) : 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 ships on the water; the Scott family swimming, with Margaret and the family dogs on a raft; Margaret playing with a large dollhouse; Margaret pulling a toy dog on a tricycle outside the Scott's house; the Scott family in a rowboat; a crowded pier, and steam boats full of people; Margaret in a costume; and a construction site.
Mild warping, crazing/crackling on surface of film, shrinkage, debris in camera gate, vertical scratches, low contrast scenes, mold spots.
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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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