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Ghosts of Empire - Peking
Description: A tour of Peking (Beijing) China in the 1930s
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Clip #: TFA-30C
Length: 8:56
Year: 1931
Color: Color
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1930s
Filmmaker: Deane H. Dickason
Region: Far East
Country: China
City: Peking
Original: 16mm
bactrian camels enter Peking, gates, rickshaws, elaborate shop facades, coolie cleans street, native bazaar, shops, child making cigarettes, woman smoking and sewing on street, boy eating peanuts, open air cafe, man with songbird as pet. fortune tellers, outdoor barber, washing hair, one man puppet show, Punch and Judy, audience, cobbler making shoes, girl with pet cat, bound feet, porcelain seller, Tarter City, marching soldiers with rifles, Forbidden City, royal palace, East gate, Hall of Dragon Throne, Winter Palace, Imperial Museum of Treasures, watchtowers, nine-dragon porcelain screen, Buddhist pagoda, American marine parade ground with soldiers marching band.

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