Scenes of the French Club in Shanghai, China in 1928. Members, guests, and families relaxing at the club.
Shanghai China Date:1928 Duration:1 min 58 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Views of the Cercle Francais Sportif, also called the French Club or France Club, after being newly rebuilt in 1928, in Shanghai, China. It was on the Route Cardinal Mercier (It later became the Jinjiang Club, and is now part of the Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai on Maoming Road South). The French tricolors fly from places on the building. French Club members and guests relaxing at the club. Men and women guests on the veranda of the club. The service staff are Chinese. Waiters walking about serving food and drinks. Views of men and women sipping their drinks. Children swim in an indoor swimming pool illuminated by natural light from above. They play with a large rubber inner tube. A group of men practicing archery on a lawn outside the building. A young boy wearing a pith helmet looks on. Two men throw horseshoes, or quoits. A few men and women seated at benches outside the club building.
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