Detail

Title ID 10741Collection ID572
TitlePeking Oddments
Date1938 - 1939; [ca. early 1940s ?]
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionTravel
ThemeTravel
KeywordsBuildings Religious Buildings
Location
NationalChina
Credits
Productiona Professor S.H. Hansford
Cameraa Professor S.H. Hansford
FormatStandard 8mm Colour Silent
Duration00:04:00:00
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

This rare faded colour film from 1938 shows gates and roof tops of palaces and temples within the seemingly empty grounds of Beijing's Forbidden City. A few locals and western dressed people are seen amongst the buildings.

Stills

a still from 'Peking Oddments' (1938-1939)