Canton, China 1930

Category: Travelogue

Length: 08:34
Film ID F16-0413
Film Description An unedited travelogue film made by Arthur and Kate Tode in 1930, depicting then Canton [now Guangdong] China, in the pre-Revolution period.
Some footage of people in traditional dress, footage of the countryside and rice paddies from a train window. arriving in an unidentified city, [Guangdong?] where there are more shots taken from a moving car or rickshaw of street-life in the city. Men play cards outside. Later, a temple. An upper-class Chinese family as tourists.
Video Category Travelogue
Film Creator Arthur and Kate Tode (Kahop)
Topics Guangdong, Canton, Railroads, Train travel, Tourism, City life
Rights All rights are reserved by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum). Any use of the footage in productions is forbidden unless rights have been secured by contacting the Penn Museum Archives at 215-898-8304, or email