East Meets West

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Hong Kong East Meets WestHong Kong East Meets West

Documentary194024 minsSilent Location: Hong Kong

This intimate study of Hong Kong explores the life and landscape of the former British colony in exquisite detail.

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A Drive Round the Island of Hong Kong A Drive Round the Island of Hong Kong

Home movie193518 minsSilent Location: Aberdeen

Join a group of ex-pats on a tour around Hong Kong, long before it became defined by its skyscraper skyline.

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Around the New Territories - Hong KongAround the New Territories - Hong Kong

Amateur film193814 minsSilent Location: Tai Po Road

The famous island is only part of Hong Kong, as this intrepid amateur explorer-cum-filmmaker reveals in this intriguing travelogue.

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Hong Kong HappeningsHong Kong Happenings

Home movie193813 minsSilent Location: Hong Kong

Striking snapshots of life in a colonial outpost in the 1930s.

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Hong Kong Happenings Part 2Hong Kong Happenings Part 2

Amateur film19379 minsSilent Location: Lai Chi Kok

Scenes of typhoon-torn Hong Kong captured by a local resident.

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The Streets of Hong Kong - Wintertime 1936The Streets of Hong Kong - Wintertime 1936

Amateur film193817 minsSilent Location: Hong Kong

Christmas decorations jostle for attention among thousands of street signs in this amateur exploration of Hong Kong Island’s busy streets.

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Typhoon Hong Kong September 1937Typhoon Hong Kong September 1937

Amateur film19378 minsSilent Location: Hong Kong

Poignant amateur footage records the aftermath of one of the worst typhoons in Hong Kong's history.

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Kung Hei Fat Choy - A Happy New YearKung Hei Fat Choy - A Happy New Year

Amateur film193712 minsSilent Location: Hong Kong

Excitement fills the air as Hong Kong steps out to party.

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Dragon Boat Racing Hong Kong c.1937Dragon Boat Racing Hong Kong c.1937

Amateur film19375 minsSilent Location: Hong Kong

Get close to the action with this high-octane footage of a traditional Chinese water sport.

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Aid to ChinaAid to China

Charity appeal19453 mins

Heart-rending British appeal film for funds to ease suffering of China's orphaned children and starving millions after Japanese invasion.

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Allied Reinforcements Allied Reinforcements

Non-Fiction19271 mins Location: Shanghai

Allied forces vigorously parade their strength in China's commercial capital in a bid to protect European interests.

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Coronation Day - Hong Kong 12 May 1937Coronation Day - Hong Kong 12 May 1937

Amateur film193818 minsSilent

Crowds pack the streets of Hong Kong for a stunning procession of dragon dancers, drummers and stilt walkers in celebration of George VI's crowning.

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Coronation Hong Kong 1937Coronation Hong Kong 1937

Amateur film193710 minsSilent Location: Hong Kong

Street carnivals and military processions – a home movie record of Hong Kong’s celebrations as George VI is crowned