Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
Katya Knyazeva
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40+ videos of old Shanghai

Among the 40+ amazing videos of old Shanghai in the USC Moving Image Collections there are some brazen construction workers building the Broadway Mansions in 1934:





Thanks to Emmanuel Chantebout for pointing out this collection!

Tags: 1930s, archive, broadway mansions, footage, shanghai, video
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