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Chinese in Wartime Britain

A documentary about the benefits and influences of Chinese immigration on Britain’s home front.

Government sponsored film 1944 10 mins

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A documentary exploring the shared benefits of Chinese immigrants living, working and learning new skills in 1940s Britain. This positive portrayal of a cultural exchange demonstrates a desire for further integration after the war, and promotes the belief that immigration will help to spread British democratic values around the globe.