CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATIONS IN FRANCE [Main Title]

Catalogue number
  • IWM 168
Department
Film
Production date
1918
Place made
GB
Subject period
Dimensions
  • whole: Number Of Items/reels/tapes 1
Creator
Category
film

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Object description

The Chinese Labour Corps celebrate New Year in Noyelles, Western Front, 11th February 1918.

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35mm

Full description

The townspeople and some British officers and NCOs watch as the members of the corps celebrate the Chinese New Year with a procession, including two 'Junks' carried by one man each, a tug of war, a group of four stilt walkers and an improvised percussion band.

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