From fishing village to metropolis

If you have a thing for sepia-tinted images and steam engines, this video's for you. If you're one of those who still misses the old Star Ferry Pier, this is your thing. 

Splicing together archival photos and footage of Hong Kong, 1840s onward, with more recent time-lapse videos, this is the story of the making of a many-splendored modern metropolis as the city is today.

This is the second of our five-part video series celebrating HKSAR 20.