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    Secrets of the dead. China's terracotta warriors / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The story of China's 8,000 terracotta warriors begins two centuries before the birth of Christ. The First Emperor of China was preparing an extravagant tomb for his journey into the afterlife, and decreed that he be protected forever by a monumental army. Since then no one has seen these ancient warriors in their original splendor, brightly painted and fully armed, ready to protect their ...

    • Contributor: Schreiber, Liev - Natural History New Zealand Ltd - Wnet (Television Station : New York, N.Y.) - Wnet.Org - National Geographic Channel (Television Station : Washington, D.C.) - Pbs Home Video - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2011
  • Traditional Chinese Zheng Music from Florida

    Ann Yao plays the zheng, a long, horizontal plucked zither that is one the most ancient musical instruments in China. She is joined in this performance by Wang Guowei playing the erhu, a two-stringed fiddle, and by Chen Yihan, playing the pipa, a pear-shaped lute.

    • Contributor: Yao, Ann
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2011-07-27
  • Congress of nations /

    From Edison films catalog: A new and sensational film, which deals in a highly up-to-date manner with the international situation. A magician steps upon the stage carrying a hoop covered with white paper. Then in quick succession the flags of Germany, Russia, Ireland, England and China are brought forth and from each a soldier is produced corresponding with the flag of each nation. The ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
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    Mysterious China. Land of legends / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Hubei Province in subtropical central China dates back to the 7th century BC, when it was home to the powerful state of CHU. The epic history includes the heartbreaking tale of Mulan and the evolution of Wudang Kung Fu. Today, Hubei is home to the Three Gorges Dam, the largest hydro electric plant in the world. It is also rich in history and time ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
  • Bombardment of Taku forts, by the Allied fleets /

    From Edison films catalog: The scene opens by showing the battleships maneuvering for a position. They finally draw up in line of battle and commence firing on the shore batteries. Immense volumes of smoke arise from the fleet and from the distant shore. Shots are seen to fall thickly among the vessels and immense bodies of water are thrown up by the explosion of ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1900
  • Kunqu: China's First Great Multi-art Theatrical Tradition

    Marjory Bong-Ray Liu presented "Total Theatre -- The Art of Kunqu, China's Earliest Classical Opera" as part of the Benjamin Botkin lecture series sponsored by the American Folklife Center. Chinese opera, especially Kunqu, is particularly noted for its graceful dance movements and gestures that are an integral part of the total art form, unlike many western operas where the aural aspect is predominant. Kunqu ...

    • Contributor: Bong Ray Liu, Marjory
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2008-09-04
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    Xiyan = The wedding banquet / Catalog Record Only

    PA659-871 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Central Motion Picture Corporation. DCR 1992; PUB 25Feb93; REG 30Apr93; PA659-871. Executive producer, Jian Feng-Chi ; director of photography, Jong Lin ; editor, Tim Squyres. Ah-Leh Gua, Sihung Lung, May Chin, Winston Chao, Mitchell Lichtenstein. Sources used: Sight & sound, *****, Variety, 3/1/1993. ref print; Received: 2/17/94; copyright deposit--RNR; Copyright Collection. Viewed for credits only

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1993
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    Power in the Pacific. Dreams of China / Catalog Record Only

    The history of America's fascination with China is examined: U.S. hopes of a democratic government under Chiang Kai-shek were destroyed by the communist takeover of China by Mao Tse-tung, resulting in U.S. involvement in Korea and Vietnam in order to prevent the spread of communism. Frienship between the U.S. and China was renewed under President Nixon, but events such as the student killings in ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1990
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    International newsreel. Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Distribution company from Moving picture world, v. 42, p. 165; probable Canadian distributor from notes in Public Archives of Canada/Dawson City Collection files. Date from notes in Public Archives of Canada/Dawson City Collection files. Incomplete; last news item lacks picture, providing only introductory title frames. Moving picture world, v. 42, p. 165. NCN000130; International newsreel, Vol01, Iss50 and Iss51; Dawson no397. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1919
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    Legendary sin cities / Catalog Record Only

    "In the period between the first and second world wars, Paris, Berlin and Shanghai were notorious hot spots of sin and vice. Debauchery, brutality and corruption comingled with art, culture and political liberties"--Container.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    Around the world in 80 days / Catalog Record Only

    British inventor Phileas Fogg accepts a wager from Lord Kelvin that he can circumnavigate the world in 80 days. He is joined by a Chinese thief who wants to return a much-sought-after jade Buddha to his native Chinese village and a French artist seeking inspiration. They travel by train, boat, balloon, horseback and any other means at their disposal.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2004
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    Guo nei ming zhu yun dong IV zhi tu cheng (TVB/ATV) (5-89) / Catalog Record Only

    News broadcasts and interviews documenting the Tiananmen Square student-led democratic movement in 1989 and demonstrations in later years.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1989
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    Bod gźuṅ maṅ rgyal yoṅs tshogs chen theṅ daṅ poʼi dbu ʼbyed mdzad sgoʼi las rim : Rgya-gar Lho-gźis Sbel-skob / Catalog Record Only

    Procceedings of the First General Meeting of Central Tibetan Administration-in-exile held at Bylakuppe on Aug. 26-31, 2010 on policy matter of exile Tibetan Govt..

    • Contributor: Bod Gźuṅ Maṅ Rgyal Yoṅs Tshogs Chen
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    The brainwashing of John Hayes / Catalog Record Only

    A dramatization of the tortures that sixty-four year old missionary John Hayes endured in China for unrelenting months while the communists attempted to brainwash him.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1989
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    Mṅaʼ-ris Spyi-mthun Tshogs-pa nas mi lo 50 naṅ Bod kyi rtsa don ched ʼdas groṅs soṅ pa rnams kyi rjes dran mchod ʼbul daṅ goṅ sa mcho nas ʼgan ʼdzin lhan tshogs ... Catalog Record Only

    Ritual prayers and homage paid to Tibetan martyrs and speeches of HH the Dalai Lama to members of 13th Ngari Chithun Association.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    Wei Jingsheng ji zhe hui zhuan ji (You xian) / Catalog Record Only

    News broadcasts and interviews documenting the Tiananmen Square student-led democratic movement in 1989 and demonstrations in later years.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1989
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    Everest: a climb for peace / Catalog Record Only

    Filmed on location in Nepal, Tibet, Israel, Palestine, Jordan, U.A.E, and the United States, the film chronicles the spectacular journey of 9 "peace climbers" from different faiths and cultures who set aside their differences to forge a path of teamwork and cooperation to attempt to summit the world's highest peak.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    The red lantern / Catalog Record Only

    "Tells the story of a Eurasian, Joan of Arc-like heroine, Mahlee, who forsakes her own people to live among white Europeans, until political tumult draws her back across the color line to foment anti-imperialist uprising in China's 1900 Boxer Rebellion. While Mahlee literally "hears voices" (à la Joan of Arc) that compel her to revolutionary action, star actress Alla Nazimova doubles in this role ...

    • Contributor: Capellani, Albert - Mathis, June - Nazimova - Beery, Noah - McWade, Margaret - Hall, Winter - Wherry, Edith - Metro Pictures Corporation - Cinematek (Firm) - Lc Gift Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2012
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    Armstrong circle theatre. Terror at my heels / Catalog Record Only

    This is the true story of Lt. Melvin Shadduck, an American pilot, who was captured by the Korean Communists during the Korean War. Thrown into a tent with four other Americans, he finds all of them wounded and without medical care, adequate food or hope of escape. He trades personal belongings and forages for food. By wandering further afield day by day, little attention ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1956
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    Diexue shuang xiong = The killer / Catalog Record Only

    PA483-409 (English language subtitled version) PA520-325 (English language subtitled version) PA482-265 (English language dubbed version) U.S. Copyright Office Minor change version, i.e. 1/2 in.: [English language subtitled version]. -- United States : Circle Releasing Corp., 1989. Copyright for minor change version, i.e. 1/2 in.: Circle Releasing Corporation. DCR 1989; PUB 24Mar89; REG 24Aug90; PA483-409. Minor change version, i.e. 3/4 in.: [English language subtitled version]. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1989
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    Wang Xizhe chu yu hou te ji (4-93) / Catalog Record Only

    News broadcasts and interviews documenting the Tiananmen Square student-led democratic movement in 1989 and demonstrations in later years.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1989
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    Xue xi jing cheng. Catalog Record Only

    News broadcasts and interviews documenting the Tiananmen Square student-led democratic movement in 1989 and demonstrations in later years.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1989
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    Tiananmen min zhu yun dong ji shi. Catalog Record Only

    News broadcasts and interviews documenting the Tiananmen Square student-led democratic movement in 1989 and demonstrations in later years.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1989
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    93 nian "mei yue zuo tan hui: mei you Xiaoping hou de Zhongguo ze mo yang?" / Catalog Record Only

    News broadcasts and interviews documenting the Tiananmen Square student-led democratic movement in 1989 and demonstrations in later years.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1989
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    Lust, caution / Catalog Record Only

    Set against the backdrop of Japanese occupied Shanghai in 1942, a young woman finds herself swept up in a radical plot to assassinate a ruthless and secretive intelligence agent. As she immerses herself in her role as a cosmopolitan seductress, she becomes entangled in a dangerous game of emotional intrigue, love and betrayal.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007