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China : a century of revolution

Author: Sue WilliamsKathryn DietzJudith VecchioneHoward SharpRichard GordonAll authors
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : WinStar TV & Video, ©2001.
Series: East Asian film collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An astonishingly candid view of a once-secret nation. This powerful program takes a remarkable first-hand look at China's tumultuous history, examining its social, political and cultural upheaval through eyewitness accounts, rare archival film footage and insightful commentary.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Documentary television programs
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Williams; Kathryn Dietz; Judith Vecchione; Howard Sharp; Richard Gordon; Dun Tan; Ambrica Productions.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Channel Four (Great Britain); WinStar TV and Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0794201474 9780794201470
OCLC Number: 49033413
Language Note: In English and Chinese with spoken English translation.
Notes: Set title from disc labels & menu screens.
Originally broadcast as three television programs, from 1989-1997.
Special features: production credits; weblinks.
Credits: Camera, Richard Gordon [and others] ; editor, Howard Sharp, John J. Martin (pt. 3) ; music, Tan Dun, Jason Kao Hwang (pt. 3).
Performer(s): Narrator, Will Lyman.
Description: 3 videodiscs (approximately 360 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: [pt. 1] China in revolution: Battle for survival, 1911-1936 / written & directed by Sue Williams, co-director Kathryn Dietz ; produced by Sue Williams & Kathryn Dietz (1989 ; 112 min.) --
[pt. 2] The Mao years: catch the stars and moon, 1949-1976 / written, produced & directed by Sue Williams ; associate producer, Kathryn Dietz (1994; 114 min.) --
[pt. 3] Born under the red flag: surviving Mao / written, produced & directed by Sue Williams ; co-producer, Kathryn Pierce Dietz (1997; 111 min.).
Series Title: East Asian film collection.
Other Titles: China in revolution, Battle for survival, 1911-1936.
Mao years, catch the stars and moon, 1949-1976.
Born under the red flag, surviving Mao.
China Trilogy
Responsibility: a series by Ambrica Productions in association with WGBH Boston & Channel 4 Television UK ; executive producer Judith Vecchione ; written, produced and directed by Sue Williams.

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An astonishingly candid view of a once-secret nation. This powerful program takes a remarkable first-hand look at China's tumultuous history, examining its social, political and cultural upheaval through eyewitness accounts, rare archival film footage and insightful commentary.

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