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A Chinese Baby Show

Chinese children toddle to traditional music in this intriguing Gaumont newsreel.

Non-Fiction 1918 Silent


This intriguing short newsreel item from April 1918 is something of an enigma - little is known about the location or particulars of the event, but the images themselves are fascinating. Besides a glimpse of the youngsters in their pageant, we also catch sight of their mothers, musicians at their instruments and a young woman in a dazzling headdress who smiles for the camera.