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The Hong Kong Beat: 1: Detective

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Nine documentary programmes which take a close look at the world's most controversial police force in action.
The Royal Hong Kong Police have been accused of corruption and bribery at all levels. This series shows the job they have to do - as a British Colonial Force working among 4 1/2-million Chinese.
John Norman, ex-London policeman is now a CID Inspector in Tsim Sha Tsui - Hong Kong's Soho -Triad Territory, where you're bought off or framed if you get too near the truth.
As Norman is drawn into robbery, kidnap and murder, he shows what it is to be on the Hong Kong beat, where British policemen bow before the God Kwandai. and where the Yaumati Force now row in a Dragon Boat Race against the Triads.

Contributors

Subject: John Norman
Film Cameraman: Patrick Turley
Film Recordist: Mike Savage
Film Editor: Arthur Solomon
Producer: John Purdie

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The Hong Kong Beat: 1: Detective

BBC One London, 1 March 1978 21.35






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