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    Street scenes in Peking - Buses - Trolleybuses - Water-sprinklers - Children shouting slogans such as "Please do not spit" - Children playing in school playground - Children going back to class, passing stalls by old Chinese street vendor. - More street scenes.



    Dam - 60,000 people work here, more than half of them military volunteers - Girl students erecting earth works - Technicians - Shots of dam (irrigation)



    At night Fete with dancers and fireworks - Musicians.



    Textile works - School for small Chinese children - Little girl looking at herself in mirror.



    At a railway station - Chinese taking refreshments - Building under construction everywhere - Housewives doing shopping - Children - Banner calling on people to combat the invasion of rats, flies and birds (there are no longer any birds in Peking, also no dogs, they have all been destroyed) - People regard them as carriers of noxious germs) -



    Our cameraman was unable to find a single dog in all Peking - On notice that the Chinese have made plenty of propaganda in favour of hygiene, there are no more Chinese marching with bare feet.



    Many bicycles - Visit to a school - The Church is directed by the State - Metal works - Peking is an old city surrounded by ramparts - Peking Gate.




    Initials KJ



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    Film ID:
    VLVA9H70Z4ZOGOEAG22FRDLXA1ITF
    Media URN:
    VLVA9H70Z4ZOGOEAG22FRDLXA1ITF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/06/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:09:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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