Monthly Archives: April 2014

HISTORY – Newly Restored Old Hong Kong Newsreels: Part 1, Refugees

The news and film archive British Pathé have uploaded a number of short, revealing old newsreels related to Hong Kong. In this first video from 1962, refugees fleeing the famine in the mainland are turned back from British Hong Kong. Sympathetic locals line the streets throwing food parcels into departing trucks destined for the border. (Click here […]