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Thousand pieces of gold

Author: Anne MakepeaceNancy KellyKenji YamamotoLindsay LawSidney KantorAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Public Television Playhouse, [1995?]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on the true story of a young Chinese woman torn from her homeland and forced to survive in frontier America. Wagered as a piece of property, Lalu is handed over to her new owner, Charlie, who opens the door to a whole new life for Lalu and for himself.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Makepeace; Nancy Kelly; Kenji Yamamoto; Lindsay Law; Sidney Kantor; John Sham; Rosalind Chao; Dennis Dun; Michael Paul Chan; Chris Cooper; Ruthanne Lum McCunn; Maverick Films International.; Film Four International.; KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.); South Carolina Educational Television Network.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Public Television Playhouse, Inc.
OCLC Number: 51504902
Notes: Based on the novel by Ruthanne Lum McCunn.
Originally released as motion picture in 1991. Broadcast as an episode of American playhouse in 1995.
Cast: Rosalind Chao, Dennis Dun, Michael Paul Chan, Chris Cooper.
Description: 1 videocassette (105 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: 1000 pieces of gold
[One] thousand pieces of gold
American playhouse (Television program)
Responsibility: produced in association with Maverick Films International, Ltd. and Film Four International ; screenplay by Anne Makepeace ; directed by Nancy Kelly ; producers, Kenji Yamamoto and Nancy Kelly ; executive producers, Lindsay Law, Sidney Kantor, John Sham ; KCET Los Angeles, South Carolina ETV, WGBH Boston, WNET New York.

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Based on the true story of a young Chinese woman torn from her homeland and forced to survive in frontier America. Wagered as a piece of property, Lalu is handed over to her new owner, Charlie, who opens the door to a whole new life for Lalu and for himself.

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