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  • San Francisco Chinese funeral /

    This film shows most of the ceremonial portion of the funeral procession of Tom Kim Yung (1858-1903), military attache to the Chinese Legation to the United States. The funeral procession took place at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, September 23, 1903, and was probably the largest ever seen in Chinatown. Tom's death (note that Tom is the family name) was the tragic consequence of a ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Arrest in Chinatown, San Francisco, Cal. /

    This film shows the arrest and conveyance of a Chinese man in Chinatown, watched by a crowd of onlookers. The precise date of this film and the arrest charge are uncertain. It is possible that the arrest was connected with the smuggling of illegal immigrants from China. By mutual agreement between China and the United States, a small quota of merchants and students was ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1897
  • Scene in Chinatown /

    This film was shot in an alley of San Francisco's Chinatown on Saturday, September 15, 1900, at midday. The topography of the site (sloping down to the far street), the width of the alley, the location of utility poles [Frame: 0255], and the location of buildings across the far street suggest that the view is north from Washington Street down Washington Place (today's Wentworth ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1903
  • Catalog Record

    [Newsclips from various newsreels. Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: reg unknown (with one exception listed below). Greet hero Fried after sea rescue, New York harbor; Liner America arrives with crew of S.S. Florida, Pathé news no. 12, 1929, (c) Pathe Exchange, Inc.; 2Mar29; MP5892 /appearing Captain George Fried, Mayor Walker (316 ft.) -- Say it in Chinese in these telephones, San Francisco; enlarge exchange used exclusively by residents in Chinatown, Pathé news ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
  • Catalog Record

    Big trouble in Little China / Catalog Record Only

    DVD; region 1; NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) and widescreen (2.35:1) presentations; Dolby 4.1 surround (English), stereo. (French), mono. (Spanish). English, French and Spanish ; subtitles in English and Spanish ; closed-captioned. Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall. Music by John Carpenter in association with Alan Howarth ; visual effects by Richard Edlund ; executive producers, Paul Monash and Keith Barish ; director of photography, Dean Cundey ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
  • Catalog Record

    Chan is missing / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: Wayne Wang Productions. Appl. au.: Wayne Wang Productions. DCR 1981; PUB 29Apr82; REG 17Aug82; PA155-795. Cinematography, Michael Chin ; additional cinematography, Kathleen Beeler ; music, Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo ; Chinese pop music, Sam Hui. Wood Moy (Jo), Marc Hayashi (Steve), Laureen Chew (Amy), Peter Wang (Henry), Presco Tabios (Presco), Frankie Alarcon (Frankie), Judy Nihei (lawyer), Eileen Yeung (Mrs. Chan), Geore Woo (George), Emily Yamasaki ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1982