Detail

Title ID 1166Collection ID73
Title[Life in Shanghai]
Date1934 [?]
CollectionRichard Martin
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionTravel
ThemeTravel Urban Life
KeywordsFestivals Hunting Racing Urban Areas
Location
LocalShanghai
NationalAsia Japan China
Credits
ProductionRichard Martin
CameraRichard Martin
FormatBlack & White Silent
Duration00:16:35:00
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

Film featuring westerners in Japan and Shaghai including a a Japanese beer festival, two duck shoots and a day at the races.

Description

Starting with scenes in Japan, this film relocates to Shanghai where westerners can be seen at a beer festival with members of the Japanese military. This is followed by a duck shoot, dog racing and a dragon procession. Two cyclists dressed as aircraft bearing Chinese nationalist flags pass by. Another duck shoot takes place in the waters surrounding Shanghai. The film ends at Shanghai's racecourse with the city in the distance.

Stills

a still from [Life in Shanghai] (1934?)