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  • Film, Video

    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)
    • Date: 2011
  • Film, Video

    Ann Yao Trio Traditional Chinese Zheng Music from Florida

    videorecording | 1 videorecording; 70 min. | Homegrown Concert Series. (Source). July 27, 2011. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Yao, Ann - Chen, Yihan - Wang, Guowei
    • Date: 2011
  • Film, Video

    Four masters of Chinese storytelling video collection : full-length repertoires of Yangzhou storytelling on video, 2001-2004

    The entire repertories of four master storytellers, Dai Buzhang, Fei Zhengliang (Fei Li), Gao Zaihua, and Ren Jitang (Ren Dekun) were recorded on video for the project "Large-scale Registration of Chinese Storytelling" from 2001 to 2003 in Yangzhou. In addition, a medium-length repertoire was told by Ren Dekun. Project co-leaders were Fei Li and Vibeke Børdahl, project assistant, co-editor and translator was Huang Ying, ...

    • Contributor: Dai, Buzhang - Fei, LI - Gao, Zaihua - Ren, Jitang - Børdahl, Vibeke
    • Date: 2001
  • Collection

    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
    • Date: 2008-09-04
  • Film, Video

    Congress of nations /

    "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 magician adds a bit ...

    • Contributor: Blackton, James Stuart - Smith, Albert E. (albert Edward) - Vitagraph Company of America - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress) - Smith, Albert E.
    • Date: 1900
  • Collection

    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
    • Date: 2011-07-27
  • Film, Video

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1900
  • Film, Video

    89 nian "Min zhu nü shen xiang" (18-6-89) / Catalog Record Only

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

    • Date: 1989
  • Film, Video

    Han Dongfang / Catalog Record Only

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

    • Date: 1989
  • Film, Video

    Beijing shi jian zhen xiang / Catalog Record Only

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

    • Date: 1989
  • Film, Video

    Li Peng : Ren min bu hui wang ji. Catalog Record Only

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

    • Date: 1989
  • Collection

    Staten Island Folk Artists in the Schools collection Catalog Record Only

    Collection of field recordings of fieldwork interviews conducted by Nancy Groce for the Staten Island Council on the Arts Folk Artists in the Schools Program from 1984-1986. Also includes an article "Folk Artists in Staten Island Schools: Developing a workable model for larger communities," by Nancy Groce and Janis Benincasa, in Folk Arts in Education in New York State, ed. Kathleen Mundell, New York ...

    • Date: 1984
  • Film, Video

    Empire of the sun / Catalog Record Only

    PA347-213 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Warner Bros., Inc. DCR 1987; PUB 8Dec87; REG 16Dec87; PA347-213. Executive producer, Robert Shapiro ; director of photography, Allen Daviau ; production designer, Norman Reynolds. Christian Bale (Jim), John Malkovich (Basie), Miranda Richardson (Mrs. Victor), Nigel Havers (Dr. Rawlins). Videodisc viewing copy is reissue copy and has three discs in one jacket. On videodisc jacket: Warner Home Video 11844. ...

    • Contributor: Spielberg, Steven - Stoppard, Tom - Malkovich, John - Amblin Entertainment (firm) - Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ) - Lc Purchase Collection (library of Congress) - Copyright Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1988
  • Film, Video

    95 nian "liu si" liu zhou nian "min zhu ge sheng xian Zhonghua" (4-6-95) / Catalog Record Only

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

    • Date: 1989
  • Film, Video

    Lha gźuṅ chos rgyal Nor-bzaṅ Opera prince Norsang / Catalog Record Only

    Tibetan folk opera on the previous life of Gautama Buddha.

    • Date: 2003
  • Film, Video

    Dbyar skyid = Yarkyi 2010 / Catalog Record Only

    Annual Tibetan performing arts of TIPA for the year 2010.

    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video

    Wang Dan pan xing (1996) / Catalog Record Only

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

    • Date: 1989
  • Film, Video

    "Wen ge, ge min" = Two fires inside China / Catalog Record Only

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

    • Date: 1989
  • Film, Video

    The 20th anniversary reunion concert of Big Character Poster / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Copyright notice on video: Black and Tan Productions ; 1989. Cinematographer, Steven Sanderson ; editors, Melissa Cahill and Adrian Truini. Narrator, James Barbosa. Steve Ning, Ray Wong, Valorie Lee, Alvin Eng. Based on Eng's play of the same title. Source used: label on cassette. viewing copy; Received: 12/16/1991; copyright deposit--407; Copyright Collection. Viewed for credits only.

    • Date: 1989
  • Film, Video

    Beijing xue yun 89 (28-5-89). Catalog Record Only

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

    • Date: 1989
  • Film, Video

    Wu xian ji Ya shi "liu si" xin wen ji zhuan ji (04-06-89) / Catalog Record Only

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

    • Date: 1989
  • Film, Video

    Chai Ling lu yin ji ban ying xiang / Catalog Record Only

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

    • Date: 1989
  • Film, Video

    Ford startime. Meet Cyd Charisse / Catalog Record Only

    Musical variety episode starring dancer Cyd Charisse, with guest stars comedienne Eve Arden; dancer James Mitchell; Charisse's husband, singer Tony Martin, and a company of over twenty dancers. Includes Charisse and Mitchell in a dramatic ballet set on the Hong Kong waterfront, involving an ill-fated romance between an Oriental entertainer and a thief; Charisse and Mitchell in a romantic dance story set to Gershwin's ...

    • Date: 1959
  • Film, Video

    89 nian Beijing xue yun (ATV) / Catalog Record Only

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

    • Date: 1989