Item : 2011-089.19 - Hong Kong - tour

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Hong Kong - tour

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  • Moving images

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AM1591-: 2011-089.19

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  • [between 1926 and 1938] (Creation)
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1 film reel (3 min., 48 sec. ; 30.5m) : 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 an automobile being loaded off of a boat by a large pulley; the Scott family enjoying a picnic; a local labourer carrying large bundles of rice and workers harvesting rice; the Scott family approaching wrought iron gates; a pig standing in an alley and running in the sun; a Hong Kong resident smiling for the camera; and Margaret smiling for the camera with her mother and father.

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Mild scratches, mild warping, crazing/crackling on surface of film, shrinkage.

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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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Wetgating performed.

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Possibly shot at 16 fps.


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  • Box: F17-D-15
  • Box: 726-C-06
  • Box: 708-C-06