COAST GUARD CONFISCATES RUM SHIP - 1930 The San Francisco Coast Guard captures the "Ray Roberts" attempting to smuggle in Canadian whiskeys and rums. The contraband alcohol is unloaded from the boat and placed on to trucks going to the customs house.
GUANTANAMO BAY DETAINMENT CAMP AND COURTROOM Exterior of Guantanamo Bay military detainment camp in Cuba as it sits on a hilltop with a white "Do Not Enter" barricade sign at the base of the hill. Cut to inside of the camp's empty courtroom.
Date: June 29, 2006 - COLOR Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:06:00, No Audio
COMING & GOING Chinese architecture at its best in this shot from within The Forbidden City of the Meridian Gate shot from the Gate of Supreme Harmony. The camera zooms in to crowds entering and exiting through an arched walkway in the Meridian Gate and zooms back out to the whole Gate.
Date: 1970s - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:02:27:00, No Audio
ENTERING THE FORBIDDEN CITY Beautiful footage inside China's mysterious Forbidden City includes visitors entering through the Gate of Heavenly Peace and the buildings and visitors within the city's walls. Shots include solemn faced visitors and soldiers walking and looking, scaffolding on a building that is getting a new roof, visitors walking over a bridge across the Golden Water Stream to the Gate of Supreme Harmony and the bridge's ornamentation.
Date: 1970s - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:04:19:00, No Audio
THE GATE OF HEAVENLY PEACE Footage of as seen from Tiananmen Square includes a shot of a soldier in a crowd with the portrait of Mao Tse Tung hanging in the background. When the soldier realizes that he is being filmed, he turns and hides behind a man and woman who gaze into the camera. Nice CUs of Mao Tse Tung's colossal portrait are followed by shots of masses of people walking through the arches that lead to the Forbidden City. At the end of the clip the camera pulls back into the arch and the figures inside are silhouetted against the sky and the Chairman Mao Memorial Hall in the distance while the communist flag waves above the Monument to the People's Hall.
Date: 1970s - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:04:16:00, No Audio
THE FORBIDDEN CITY DETAILS Nice footage inside the Forbidden City, this clip includes CUs of enormous, stylized lion statues and elaborate building decoration. The lion CUs show the animal's hair, paws and face. The roof shots include animal statues with a blue sky behind, decorating an elaborate roof. LSs include a visitor filled square inside the city.
Date: 1970s - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:04:22:00, No Audio
VISITING THE FORBIDDEN CITY Inside Bejing's Forbidden City, the camera pans the square in front of the Gate of Supreme Harmony giving an excellent view of the pagoda style buildings and showing the many visitors milling about the plaza. In the foreground we see a bridge over the Golden Water Stream.
Date: 1970s - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:04:00, No Audio
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