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East Meets West

Hong Kong East Meets West
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Hong Kong East Meets West

Documentary194024 mins Location: Hong Kong

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

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

Home movie193518 mins Location: Aberdeen

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

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

Amateur film193814 mins 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.

Hong Kong Happenings
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Hong Kong Happenings

Home movie193513 mins Location: Hong Kong

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

Hong Kong Happenings Part 2
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Hong Kong Happenings Part 2

Amateur film19379 mins Location: Lai Chi Kok

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

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

Amateur film193817 mins Location: Hong Kong

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

Typhoon Hong Kong September 1937
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Typhoon Hong Kong September 1937

Amateur film19378 mins Location: Hong Kong

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

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

Amateur film193712 mins Location: Hong Kong

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

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

Amateur film19375 mins Location: Hong Kong

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

Aid to China
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Aid 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.

Allied Reinforcements
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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.

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

Amateur film193818 mins

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.

Coronation Hong Kong 1937
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Coronation Hong Kong 1937

Amateur film193710 mins Location: Hong Kong

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