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Hong Kong - tour
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- Moving images
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[between 1926 and 1938] (Creation)
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1 film reel (17 min., 44 sec. ; 144.4m) : 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 scenes of downtown and rural Hong Kong, including the Duke of Connaught statue; rickshaws and cars in Hong Kong streets; locals on sampans and docks shaving, cooking, and eating; the countryside, including railways, workers, and rice fields; people walking down Hong Kong streets; sampans pushed along with poles and men paddling boats; street vendors; locals washing clothes, fishing; and people playing in the water.
Heavy emulsion scratches, moderate warping, crazing/crackling on surface of film, shrinkage, low contrast scenes, debris in camera gate.
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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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