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Visit to Great Wall and Temple of Heaven, Peking c.1934
Visit to Great Wall and Temple of Heaven, Peking c.1934

Visit to Great Wall and Temple of Heaven, Peking c.1934 1934

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Visit to Great Wall and Temple of Heaven, Peking c.1934 1934

4 mins United Kingdom

Few make the trip to China without visiting the Great Wall, and this amateur footage from the 1930s captures a good impression of what a remarkable structure it is. The shots are framed to emphasise that it's not just its length that's impressive, but also how it zig-zags up and down peaks and troughs. Shots of Beijing’s Temple of Heaven mark an altogether more sedate tourist experience.

Genres

Non-Fiction

Tags

Heaven Temples China

Collection

Beijing - Northern Capital

Released

1934

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

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