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Rare 1946 American Red Cross Embassy Club Peiping Beijing China Movies Dancing

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Wow! This is so cool, it is a 1946 weekly calendar of activities and events for the American Red Cross Embassy Club in Peiping (Beijing) China. On the city movie schedule are movies such as Reluctant Dragon, Flying Irishman, Call Of The Wild, Gunga Din, Attack, Five Graves to Cairo, Yes My Darling Daughter, Wing And A Prayer, Three Smart Girls. Interesting information such as... Do you know that the men you see walking around the streets beating little round discs which give forth a clicking noise are known as Drum Peddlers or Tic-Tac Men. The talk of the town, general George C. Marshall, the first American soldier ever to be made a five-star general, is expected in Peiping soon. He comes as an ambassador to China, replacing general Hurley. Interesting Peiping, have you ever wondered about the significance of the tile roof figures on the corners of all temples around the city? Some of the activities included trip to the Jade market, coffee and homemade rolls, the Cleveland Symphony, trips to the Summer Palace, Forbidden City. Tours to the Winter Palace and Temple of Heaven. A hot chocolate hour with music. Jack Colby and the News. Ice show, opening of skating rink with weather permitting. Cloizone factory trip. French lessons, Chinese lessons, sketches by Hu, ping pong tournaments, dancing lessons, Russian lessons. The llama temple. Philadelphia symphony. Demonstration of Chinese painting techniques, tour of the Winter Palace and the Observatory Drum Tower. Tour of Confucius Temple, trip to the rug weaving industry. Temple of 18 Hells. New York Philharmonic Concert. When opened up, this is 10 x 15 inches. In delicate condition. Scratch indent marks. Wear & tear, etc.. Inventory# sh-7.