Franklin: Record - China [videorecording] : a century of revolution / a series by Ambrica Productions in association with WGBH Boston and Channel 4 Television UK ; Zeitgeist Films ; coproduced by Kathryn Dietz ; written, produced and directed by Sue Williams.

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China [videorecording] : a century of revolution / a series by Ambrica Productions in association with WGBH Boston and Channel 4 Television UK ; Zeitgeist Films ; coproduced by Kathryn Dietz ; written, produced and directed by Sue Williams.

Publication:
[New York, NY] : WinStar TV & Video, c2001.
Format/Description:
Video
3 videodiscs (360 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Mao, Zedong, 1893-1976.
Deng, Xiaoping, 1904-1997.
China -- History -- Republic, 1912-1949.
China -- History -- 1949-1976.
China -- History -- 1976-
China -- History -- Tiananmen Square Incident, 1989.
China -- Politics and government -- 1912-1949.
China -- Politics and government -- 1949-1976.
China -- Politics and government -- 1976-
Students -- China -- Political activity.
Form/Genre:
Documentary films.
Language:
In English and Chinese with English voiceovers.
System details:
: DVD - NTSC.
Summary:
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.
Contents:
Pt. 1 China in revolution, 1911-1949
Pt. 2 The Mao years, 1949-1976
Pt. 3 Born under the red flag, 1976-1997.
Participant:
Narrator, Will Lyman.
Credits:
Cameraman, Richard Gordgon ; editor, Howard Sharp ; executive producer, Judith Vecchione ; music, Tan Dun.
Notes:
Originally broadcast on the PBS television in 1997.
Special features: production credits; weblinks.
"The definitive six-hour history of China."--Container.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Benjamin Franklin Library Fund.
Contributor:
Williams, Sue, 1954 May 12- , Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Dietz, Kathryn. , Producer
Vecchione, Judith , Actor
Lyman, Will. , Actor
Tan, Dun, 1957- , Actor
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.) , Producer
Ambrica Productions. , Producer
Zeitgeist Films. , Producer
Channel Four (Great Britain) , Producer
WinStar TV and Video (Firm) , Distributor
Benjamin Franklin Library Fund.
Contains:
China in revolution, 1911-1949.
The Mao years, 1949-1976.
Born under the red flag, 1976-1997.
ISBN:
0794201474
Publisher no.:
720917314822
WHE73148 WinStar TV & Video
Web link:
The Benjamin Franklin Library Fund Home Page
The Benjamin Franklin Library Fund Home Page  Bookplate