Manila in the 1930s

Observe this video of Manila in the 1930’s. Apparently it had the world’s largest prison at that time. I do not endorse the attitude of the narrator, but the script is an interesting historical document in itself.

For good measure see this, also on Manila, from 1938:



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2 responses to “Manila in the 1930s

  1. An amazing teaching and research resource for me — thanks! And for anyone interested in ethnographic media and global views, really.

  2. O de nada – you know there is more on Manila in YouTube! I discovered this because I was seeking images of Lima in the 20s and 30s.

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