Episode of Series “This Modern Age”.
A study of the strategic, political, economic and social situation of Hong Kong. Stresses its relationship to China; its ties, through trade, with the rest of the world; its vital importance in Far Eastern affairs; its administrative and social difficulties owing to over-population. Scenes of the port, vegetable growing and marketing, factories, shipyards, the airfield, water reservoirs, the fishing industry. Illustrations of its political, housing, medical, educational and military problems.
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Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Hong Kong
Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Hong Kong - Description and travel
Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Hong Kong - Social life and customs
Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Housing - Hong Kong
Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Housing - Hong Kong
Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain
Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Housing - Hong Kong
History → Hong Kong - History - Transfer of Sovereignty from Great Britain, 1997
Places → Hong Kong
Short films → Short films - Great Britain
Black and White
16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)