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Hong Kong - typhoon damage, boats, leisure
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- Moving images
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[between 1935 and 1938] (Creation)
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1 film reel (11 min., 22 sec. ; 92.9m) : acetate, 18 fps, reversal, b&w, silent ; 16 mm
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Name of creator
([188-]-[1955 or after])
Scope and content
Item is an amateur film from Douglas Scott's time living in Hong Kong which captures ships heaving in what appears to be the aftermath of a typhoon. Some ships are damaged, while others have been wrecked. Wreckage of is pulled from the water by a crowd of people. Subsequent footage captures junks, rowboats, and sampans, the Scott family relaxing on the beach and at their home, the view from the Scott home, and waves crashing against a rocky shore.
Moderate scratches, mild warping, low contrast, some vertical scratches, crazing toward end of reel.
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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.
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- Scott, Douglas Stewart (Photographer)
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