Detail

Title ID 4445Collection ID557
Title[China Trip; On Board Performance; Shanghai Views]
Date[ca. 1934]
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fiction
ThemeTravel
KeywordsBoats Buildings Everyday Life Water Transport
Location
LocalShanghai
NationalAsia China
Credits
ProductionLeigh Family [?]
CameraLeigh Family [?]
FormatBlack & White Silent
Duration00:08:40:00
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

This film shows on-board scenes from a boat trip; the waterfront at Shanghai and busy street scenes.

Description

Panoramic scenes from a boat show the town with mountains in the background. Various boats are shown filmed from the deck. On board a small boy, joined by others, performs a daring routine with knives. An evacuation drill (?) is performed by the crew onboard. In Shanghai, the harbour is shown with buildings in the background. Street views show cars, carts, and people. At the harbour women are seen washing clothes and men sell goods from their boats. At a street market there are vegetables in baskets. A shoreline view shows locals working and various scenes of the harbour and town.

Stills

[China Trip; On Board Performance; Shanghai Views] (ca.1934)