Celebrations in China honoring Chairman Mao Tse-Tung. Industrial and manufacturing achievements in China
China Date:1964 Duration:3 min 28 sec Sound:Yes
Sun rises from the east. Cloudy skies. Chairman Mao Tse-Tung waves at large crowd during a function in China. Chinese cheerleaders perform and march in the function. Cadets lined up at attention. Thousands of hot air balloons are released in the air. Images of programs started during China's "Great Leap Forward" program: Aerial view of step farming in fields. View of crops in a Chinese farm. Chinese harvesters work in farms. View of an industrial refinery plant. An oil rig and Chinese workers at the oil rig. View inside various factories and manufacturing centers with heavy machinery (with year 1961 inscribed on it) pressing and forming molten steel, and factory workers at work. Railroad train moves on track. Convoy of truck-trailers loaded with burlap covered Chinese military equipment moves on a twisting dirt road. Elevated view of a military camp. Footage is from in between "Great Leap Forward" and Chinese Cultural Revolution. English translation overlays Chinese narration.
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