Monday, March 6, 2017

Shirley's World (TV Series) - Shirley MacLaine (1972) - Lower Wong Tai Sin Estate, Kowloon

There is also some footage of one of the old Govt Housing Estates. It's often difficult to discern between various estates due to the common use of the "H" block design of the earlier ones. However, this particular sequence is most definitely of Lower Wong Tai Sin Estate.

The sequence starts looking down on Ching Tak Street. The building at the end of the road, along Tung Tau Tsuen Road, is now the CCC Kei Heep Secondary School - whether it had the same name back in 1972 I don't know, but at least it is still there and allows the positive identification of this location. 


Autostitch has done a pretty good job at merging these screen grabs considering the camera was panning in a rather weird angle (up and to the left). The whole estate has since been redeveloped into high rise accommodation. The carpark seen in the lower picture has since been turned into a couple of school campuses and a community centre.

2 comments:

  1. Hi Phil,
    The school's website said that the school started in 1963. So it's probably them back in 1972.
    http://www2.keiheep.edu.hk/CustomPage/paragraphGroup.aspx?ct=customPage&webPageId=68&pageId=192&nnnid=50

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