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.
[New York, NY] : WinStar TV & Video, c2001.
Video 3 videodiscs (360 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
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.
Pt. 1 China in revolution, 1911-1949 Pt. 2 The Mao years, 1949-1976 Pt. 3 Born under the red flag, 1976-1997.
Narrator, Will Lyman.
Cameraman, Richard Gordgon ; editor, Howard Sharp ; executive producer, Judith Vecchione ; music, Tan Dun.
Originally broadcast on the PBS television in 1997. Special features: production credits; weblinks. "The definitive six-hour history of China."--Container.
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Benjamin Franklin Library Fund.