Report on Hong Kong

United Kingdom, 1950

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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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Credits

production company

J. Arthur Rank Organisation

Duration

00:18:25:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1950

Appears in

This Modern Age

Group of items

This Modern Age

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

322595

Language

English

Subject categories

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 → 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 → Short films - Great Britain

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Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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