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Whicker's World


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A Fast Boat to China
Alan Whicker aboard the Queen Elizabeth 2 on her three-month winter voyage around the Pacific Hong Kong-Qingdao
'A different adventure every day....' In the last of this series the QE2 reaches the two Chinas - Capitalist and Communist. At Hong Kong 2,000 workers swarm over the liner - and leave her whiter than white. At Qingdao in Red China the city almost comes to a halt as the cruisers disembark. Made-up children chant their doll-like welcomes to these 'visitors from another planet', while in the stadium before 20,000 Chinese the QE2 football team takes on Qingdao's best. Nigel Broackes , the man who in effect owns the QE2, talks about her future - and his passengers reflect upon their comfortable adventure ...
Film cameraman MARTIN SAUNDERS Film recordist KEITH RODGERSON Film editor IAN PITCH


Unknown: Nigel Broackes
Unknown: Martin Saunders
Unknown: Keith Rodgerson
Director: Michael Tuchner.

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