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The emperor's eye : art and power in Imperial China

Author: Lisa HsiaGerald JonasChristopher LukasPhilip BoscoTammy GrimesAll authors
Publisher: New York : Filmakers Library, [2005?]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Relates the priceless treasures of China's imperial Art collection in the National Palace Museum to the political climate of their time. Describes how Emperor Chienlung tried to create the world's greatest art collection. When the Japanese invaded China in the 1930s, the collection was moved to many locations for safekeeping.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Named Person: Qianlong, Emperor of China; Qianlong, Emperor of China
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Hsia; Gerald Jonas; Christopher Lukas; Philip Bosco; Tammy Grimes; Jason Hwang; Alvin H. Perlmutter, Inc.; Filmakers Library, inc.
OCLC Number: 62154593
Notes: Originally produced in 1989.
Credits: Cinematography, Terry Hopkins, Jeffrey Victor ; editor, Sarah Stein ; music, Jason Hwang.
Performer(s): Narrator: Philip Bosco; Chinese translation read by Tammy Grimes.
Description: 1 videodisc (58 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R, NTSC.
Responsibility: producer/director, Lisa Hsia ; writers, Gerald Jonas, Lisa Hsia ; senior producer, Christopher Lukas ; a production of Alvin H. Perlmutter, Inc.

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Relates the priceless treasures of China's imperial Art collection in the National Palace Museum to the political climate of their time. Describes how Emperor Chienlung tried to create the world's greatest art collection. When the Japanese invaded China in the 1930s, the collection was moved to many locations for safekeeping.

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