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China : a century of revolution

Author: Will LymanSue WilliamsKathryn DietzDun TanAmbrica Productions.All authors
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Zeitgeist Films, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Standard formatView all editions and formats
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"An astonishingly candid view of a once-secret nation with rare archival footage, insightful historical commentary and stunning eyewitness accounts from citizens who struggled through China's most decisive century"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Historical television programs
Documentary television programs
Television mini-series
Nonfiction television programs
Historical
Documentary
Named Person: Kai-shek Chiang; Xiaoping Deng; Zedong Mao
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Will Lyman; Sue Williams; Kathryn Dietz; Dun Tan; Ambrica Productions.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Channel Four (Great Britain); WGBH Educational Foundation.; Zeitgeist Films.
OCLC Number: 150881669
Language Note: Narration in English. Dialogue in Chinese with English subtitles or voiceovers. Optional Chinese subtitles throughout.
Notes: Collective title from disc menus.
Originally produced for television between 1989-1997.
Credits: Camera, Richard Gordon ... [et al.] ; editor, Howard Sharp, John J. Martin (pt. 3) ; music, Tan Dun, Jason Kao Hwang (pt. 3).
Performer(s): Narrator, Will Lyman.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 3 videodiscs (339 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 leaflet.
Details: DVD-video; + NTSC region 1; 1.33:1 original broadcast aspect ratio.
Contents: Disc 1. China in revolution. Battle for survival, 1911-1936 (58 min.) ; Fighting for the future, 1936-1949 (55 min.) / Ambrica Productions ; written and directed by Sue Williams ; co-director, Kathryn Dietz ; editor, Howard Sharp ; camera, Richard Gordon, Jean de Segonzac, Michael Chin ; music composed by Tan Dun ; produced by Sue Williams and Kathryn Dietz (1989, 113 min.). Disc 2. The Mao years. Catch the stars and moon, 1949-1960 (59 min.) ; It is right to rebel!, 1960-1976 (55 min.) / Ambrica Productions, in association with WGBH Television and Channel 4 Television UK ; written, produced and directed by Sue Williams ; coordinating producer, Kathryn Dietz ; edited by Howard Sharp ; camera, Bestor Cram ... [et al.] ; music composed by Tan Dun ; WGBH Educational Foundation (1994, 114 min.). Disc 3. Born under the red flag. Surviving Mao (55 min.) ; The new generation (57 min.) / Ambrica Productions, in association with WGBH Television and Channel 4 Television UK ; written, produced and directed by Sue Williams ; co-producer, Kathryn Pierce Dietz ; edited by John J. Martin ; camera, Bestor Cram, Simon Fanthorpe ; original music by Jason Kao Hwang ; WGBH Educational Foundation (1997, 112 min.).
Other Titles: China in revolution.
Mao years.
Born under the red flag.
Century of revolution
Responsibility: presented by Zeitgeist Films ; written, produced and directed by Sue Williams ; Ambrica Productions in association with WGBH Boston and Channel 4 Television UK.

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"An astonishingly candid view of a once-secret nation with rare archival footage, insightful historical commentary and stunning eyewitness accounts from citizens who struggled through China's most decisive century"--Container.

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