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China Today 1959 No. 15 1959, 1959.

Publication:
1959,
Marlborough, Wiltshire : Adam Matthew Digital, 2018.
Format/Description:
Video
1 online resource (video file 0:10:38) : Sound, Black and White.
Series:
China Today
China Today
Newsreels & Cinemagazines
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Other Title:
China Today No. 47
Form/Genre:
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Summary:
Blocking of the Salt Pan Gorge -- Big harvest of edible seaweed -- Life begins at 70 -- Traffic park for kiddies -- Fish leaping upstream -- Fireworks display. Workers drop huge concrete pyramids into the Yellow River to dam it. Workers harvest edible seaweed on the coast and the narration tells of the increased yields. A feature of elderly Chinese and their scholarship, painting and calligraphy. A park in Beijing teaches children about the rules of the road. Locals take advantage of fish trying to leap up rapids. People enjoy a fireworks display and leisure time so they will be reinvigorated when they return to their tasks.
Credits:
Production Company: Central Newsreel and Documentary Film Studio, Peking.
Notes:
Archive Reference: N-507698.
Description based on online resource (viewed on 19 December, 2018).
Contributor:
Central Newsreel and Documentary Film Studio, Peking, production company.
Adam Matthew Digital (Firm), digitiser.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.