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Hong Kong - waterfront, children playing
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- Moving images
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[between 1926 and 1938] (Creation)
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1 film reel (3 min., 44 sec. ; 30.2m) : 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 a canopied Texaco ship and junks on the ocean; shots of the sun shining over the ocean and through the trees; a young Margaret being spoon-fed and washing her hands in a bucket; a construction site; expatriates wearing pith helmets and bow ties smiling for the camera; and a damaged junk.
Mild warping, crazing/crackling on surface of film, minor scratches, low contrast scenes, some tramlines.
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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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