• Short Summary

    Energy crisis hits people's living, prices of daily necessities are mushrooming day by day and hoardings prevail over Thailand during this season.

  • Description


    R 1-2/



    GV China town street



    Shops with passengers



    CU gift items in the decorated basket



    Lucky paper corner



    GV and CU old man writes Happy New Year, Happiness, Wealthy, and longlive etc.



    CU of chinese letter of Happiness



    Dried meat gift shop with chinese woman preparing the gift cans



    Displayed items in the shop



    Gift money vendor with passengers



    A woman sells gift money envelops to her customers



    A man loads sprit house onto vesspa and drives into street



    GV and CU Chinese People's shrine for good-deed



    People worship at shrine for their happiness in the New Year and burning papers.



    Lantern makers shop with some CU of lantern



    Various gift shop / apple vendors on the street



    Another Chinese shrine entrance with sign on the arch



    Fortune teller predicts for a Chinese gentleman



    Chinese restaurant show stage



    Guests watch the show



    GV guest eat



    Show stage with girls dancing.




    Initials


    I enclose a NG film which cannot be used. Please reference it and if you find it is worthy for you to intercut with the Chinese New year, it would be good.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Energy crisis hits people's living, prices of daily necessities are mushrooming day by day and hoardings prevail over Thailand during this season. But it seems not a thing has changed in China community. Prospering business is as usual and people are busy for preparing their Happy New Year. Main China town street roadside stands selling Chinese New Year ???oems are already doing good business in selling the gold letters written on red papers. It has long been a Chinese customs that putting a good poem in from of their houses during the New Year would ensure ???rospeity for the entire household for the next full year. And also some of Chinese residents visit their shrine for praying happiness in the new year and consults with fortune teller for their business and happiness in the new year. Chinese people never forget to flock together wherever they live, and to keep their long traditions.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4OUI3ZBQ093FXA14FSXJG9SG3
    Media URN:
    VLVA4OUI3ZBQ093FXA14FSXJG9SG3
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1974
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment