CHINA AND THE CHINESE [NO. 2]

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“The section tours Beijing from the foreign legations to the Forbidden City, stopping along the way to sample the bustling markets and meet various dignitaries - American diplomats, revolutionary heroes, and faculty members of what is now Tsinghua University.... [It shows] urban Chinese workers - peddlers, barbers, cooks, street performers, labourers, and rickshaw drivers - and includes scenic views of Hankou and Chongqing from the water.” - National Film Preservation Foundation, USA; www.filmpreservation.org/preserved-films/screening-room/china-and-the-chinese-1917; retrieved 7/03/2016.

Preserved, by the Museum of Modern Art, as part of the National Film Preservation Foundation/ New Zealand Film Archive repatriation programme of 2009- 2013.

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Year 1917

Reference number F29455

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Genre Short

Duration 00:16:34

Production company Educational Films Corporation of America

Credits Producer: Benjamin Brodsky

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