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
DECORATION IN THE FORBIDDEN CITY Shots of the interior decoration of a building at China's Forbidden City inlcude an elaborately decorated gold ceiling with a ball hanging in the middle and CUs of dragons and other details. There is a nice shot of an ornate grandfather style clock.
Date: 1970s - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:04:13:00, 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
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
PEOPLE ON TIANAMEN SQUARE Inside communist China, shots of Bejing, China's Tiananmen Square include a LS of the Monument to the People's Heroes with people lined up in front. A hand with a ring comes over the camera and blocks the view. In the distance, an orderly line of people walks with a soldier to their side and we zoom in on the line, a LS of the square with crowds walking in different directions, people walking up to and standing in front of the Gate of Heavenly Peace, cars and buses travelling with people behind and front of them and a MS of two men looking suspiciously at the camera.
Date: 1970s - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:02:56:00, 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
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
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