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Living treasures of Japan

Author: Thomas SkinnerDennis B KaneMiriam BirchNorris BrockJosé FerrerAll authors
Publisher: Stamford, CN : Vestron Video, ©1988.
Series: National Geographic video.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Profiles nine artisans and performing artists who are recognized by law as "holders of important intangible cultural properties" and are charged with publicly exhibiting their works and teaching their artistry to apprentices. Pays visits to a potter, doll sculptor, puppeteer, papermaker, koto musician, swordmaker, textile weaver and dyer, kabuki theater actor, and bellmaker.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Skinner; Dennis B Kane; Miriam Birch; Norris Brock; José Ferrer; WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.); National Geographic Society (U.S.); Vestron Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0805105557 9780805105551
OCLC Number: 18456747
Notes: Reproduced from the archival original, housed in the Peabody Collection of the University of Georgia Libraries, by the Peabody Recording Center, University of Georgia, Athens, Ga., 1982.
A program broadcast February 11, 1981 by PBS.
An entry in the 1981 Peabody Awards competition for television, no. 81142 DCT.
Credits: Editor, Hyman Kaufman ; narrator, José Ferrer ; music, William Goldstein.
Performer(s): Narrated by José Ferrer ; music by William Goldstein.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (58 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Series Title: National Geographic video.
Responsibility: WQED and National Geographic Society ; executive producers, Dennis B. Kane, Thomas Skinner ; written and produced by Miriam Birch ; directed and photographed by Norris Brock.

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Profiles nine artisans and performing artists who are recognized by law as "holders of important intangible cultural properties" and are charged with publicly exhibiting their works and teaching their artistry to apprentices. Pays visits to a potter, doll sculptor, puppeteer, papermaker, koto musician, swordmaker, textile weaver and dyer, kabuki theater actor, and bellmaker.

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