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Peiping city in China.

Flag flying. Map shows travel routes between West Coast USA and China. Plane takes off, flying over Golden Gate Bridge. People wave at plane. China Buildings amongst trees. Map of China. Clipper underway at sea. Map shows position of Canton. View of Canton harbor from a ferry. Ferry's rail. Map of Peking, also known as Peiping. Streets and building in Peking.

Date: 1937
Duration: 4 min 10 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Admiral Harry E. Yarnell holds formal meeting with Japanese and British counterparts, aboard USS Isabel (PY-10) in Canton, China

Views from a boat moving in the Pearl River at Port of Canton (Guangzhou), in time frame of the Second Sino-Japanese War. A small island in the river. Many boats of all types: steam ferry boat; small hand-rowed passenger boats; ships and sailing vessels anchored and moored. U.S. sailors form honor guard as visitors arrive and board the USS Isabel (PY-10) serving as flagship of Admiral Harry E. Yarnell, Commander in Chief of the U.S. Asiatic Fleet. Seen walking along the deck, Admiral Yarnell and his Japanese and British Naval counterparts,are in formal dress uniforms. Among those seen, with Admiral Yarnell, are a Japanese Admiral and Army officer, accompanied by a diplomat, and a British Admiral conversing with a diplomat.

Date: 1937
Duration: 1 min 27 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Hankow town in China

Map of China shows Peiping / Beijing, Hankow / Hankou, Nanking / Nanjing, Shanghai and Canton. Hankow on the Yangtze River. Junks on river. Naval boat. Transport - Air lines and land routes inside China. Map. Pilot on small sea plane. Aerials of rural area. Railway steam train running. Shadow of people on roof of train as it passes through countryside.

Date: 1937
Duration: 1 min 24 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Resting plane of Sun Yat-sen in Nanking.

Nanking in Eastern China - Capital of the new Republic. Map of China shows Peiping/Beijing, Nanking/Nanjing, and Canton. Aerials of Nanking show buildings. Resting plane of Sun Yat-sen. People stand on the steps leading to tomb.

Date: 1937
Duration: 1 min 5 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Anchored and sailing boats around harbor area, Canton.

A man oars boat in river, downtown Canton. Anchored boats in harbor. Many boats around harbor area. Buildings in the background. Boats sail in river. Shoreline as seen from river.

Date: 1937
Duration: 3 min 42 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
City of Shanghai in China, including high aerial views of The Bund from a tall building, and street level views.

Map of China shows Peiping/Beijing, Nanking/Nanjing, Shanghai and Canton. Top shot busy port area of The Bund. Sign reads "The Bund." View from balcony of a high building looking out over the streets, buildings, and Huangpu River of the Bund area. Sign Nanking Road. Sign Sassoon House and Cathay Hotel. Chinese people get on bus. Double Decker bus and trams.

Date: 1937
Duration: 1 min 37 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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