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Hong Kong

in pictures and video clips
1951-53

Returning after day's toil
MacDonnell mess
Our new office in Marina House, Queen's Road Central
Kantoor Marina House


Hong Kong Central 1952
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Hong Kong Sheung Wan district


Statue square and Cricket Club
Staying as paying guest at Ho Man Tin Hill Road, Kowloon
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Ho Man Tin Hill, Kowloon and Botanical Garden
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Wandering through Kowloon 1951


Colleagues at Statue Square
Hans Wynia en Wim Wortel
Enjoying newly introduced LP records

The bank Dutch staff. Me on the right.
Bank foreign staff
Hong Kong as it was in 1952

Sampans

Buddhist monastry on Lantau island.
Our Vauxhall proved to be quirky.
Kantoor staff 1952

Our first car, a Vauxhal 12.


The office staff in 1952
Kantoor staff 1952

De nieuwe 16mm Bolex
De nieuwe Bolex

(salto)

Taking a dip


Protest marches in Kowloon
Relletjes in Kowloon

Holiday cruise to Japan


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Video clip: Saturday at close of business
Photo: Latest purchase: Oldsmobile Convertible
Oldsmobile Convertible

Video clip: Office outing (click)


Video clip: Typhoon scourges Hong Kong waterfront

Video clip: Price winning film 'Rain'


Photo: Filming an entertainment evening for the crew of a Dutch destroyer on its return from Korea.
Filmjournaal voor Nederlandse Vereniging

Film evening with new Ampro projector and synchronous taperecorder


Squatters' children
Squatters children

Video clip: Enormous fire in squatters village, Kowloon, 1953


Slide: Fishing village along the coast
Vissers inham



See further:

  • My video clips 1949 - 2007 on YouTube
  • My 60 Hong Kong/Macau video clips 1949/61 on YouTube

    Links:

    Recommended reading:

  • Booth, Martin: Gweilo. Memories of a Hong Kong Childhood (2005)

  • Of my films taken in Hong Kong DVD's are available ! Click here for a list.

    On the web since 7 December 2006. Revised 17 March 2010

    © Michael Rogge 2009


    Recapitulation of previous pages with photos and clips


    The above photos also appear in my autobiography in Dutch:

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