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Big Picture, Episode 173, United Nations Forces Escape the Chinese Trap
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The Big Picture, produced by the US Army Pictorial Service, traces the course of events on the Korean campaign through firsthand reports of our combat veterans, and through film taken by combat cameramen of the Army Signal Corps. This episode focuses on the Army's 7th Infantry Division and shows that division's...
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Hong Kong-Shenzhen: The Little Wall of China
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produced by SCEREN-CNDP (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 31 mins
In 1978, Shenzhen was declared a special economic zone by the Chinese government, open to both native and foreign investors. Its development has been spectacular, with its population rising from 30,000 to 5 million inhabitants. When Hong Kong was returned to China in 1997, the frontier between the former British t...
produced by SCEREN-CNDP (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 31 mins
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Universal Newsreels, Release 503, October 19, 1936
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in Universal Newsreels, Release 503 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1936, originally published 1936), 11 mins
UNIVERSAL NEWSPAPER NEWSREEL Volume VIII Number 503 NEWSMAN FLIES AROUND GLOBE TO SET 18 1/2-DAY SPEED MARK NEW YORK CITY.--H. R. Ekins, Scripps-Howard reporter, smashes a score of records as he hops 26,000 miles around the world in eighteen and a half days. The victor in a three-cornered race makes his remarka...
in Universal Newsreels, Release 503 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1936, originally published 1936), 11 mins
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Big Picture, Episode 403, Southeast Asia Treaty Organization
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The western Pacific and Asia are vitally important parts of the world to the United States. Not only does this area contain a large percentage of all mankind and tremendous resources, but it is also a place where the Communists are making vigorous and ruthless aggression. Based upon the belief that most Americans...
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Eagle Shooting Heroes
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directed by Jeffrey Lau, 1952-; produced by Tsai Sung-lin, fl. 1980-1996, Kino International; performed by Maggie Cheung, 1964-, Brigitte Lin, 1954- and Leslie Cheung, 1956-2003 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1993), 1 hour 43 mins
Executive produced by Wong Kar-Wai, Jeffrey Lau's "absurd 1993 masterpiece" (Austin Chronicle) Eagle Shooting Heroes is a fast, funny, flamboyant, and wildly imaginative martial arts farrago. This "crazed, hyperactive take-off" (Variety) parodies the patchwork-quilt illogic, wall to wall fight scenes, stalwart her...
directed by Jeffrey Lau, 1952-; produced by Tsai Sung-lin, fl. 1980-1996, Kino International; performed by Maggie Cheung, 1964-, Brigitte Lin, 1954- and Leslie Cheung, 1956-2003 (New York, NY: Kino Lorber, 1993), 1 hour 43 mins
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Universal Newsreels, Release 31, April 8, 1932
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in Universal Newsreels, Release 31 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1932, originally published 1932), 12 mins
UNIVERSAL NEWSPAPER NEWSREEL VOLUME IV NUMBER 31 JOYOUS NATIVES HAIL FIRST LOT OF FAMOUS "SALVATOR" BREW CROP (86) MUNICH, Germany -- The great Bavarian industry reveals the 1932 debut of the concoction of the country's best masters of the art. Their efforts are hailed by throngs from all parts of the world, w...
in Universal Newsreels, Release 31 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1932, originally published 1932), 12 mins
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Videofashion News, Volume 36, Episode 25, Eastern Echoes
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directed by Nicolas H. Charney, fl. 1992; produced by Marlene Cardin, 1943-2013, in Videofashion News, Volume 36, Episode 25 (New York, NY: Videofashion, 2012), 24 mins
In this issue of Videofashion News, designers are motivated by the Far East, with collections infused with Asian allusions! A compelling trip to his native Taiwan became design inspiration for Jason Wu. Tadashi Shoji revisits pre-war Shanghai for his lavish Fall show. Zac Posen's muse is a little bit regal and a...
directed by Nicolas H. Charney, fl. 1992; produced by Marlene Cardin, 1943-2013, in Videofashion News, Volume 36, Episode 25 (New York, NY: Videofashion, 2012), 24 mins
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A Stranger in My Native Land
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directed by Tenzing Sonam, 1959-; produced by White Crane Films (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1998), 34 mins
This profound, poetic, and ultimately immensely sad documentary may be the first of its kind about Tibet -- a vivid personal account of loss and disappointment as an exile discovers his country for the first time. Late in 1996 Tenzing Sonam, an award-winning Tibetan filmmaker born and brought up in exile, made his...
directed by Tenzing Sonam, 1959-; produced by White Crane Films (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Media, 1998), 34 mins
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Marco Polo: The China Mystery Revealed, Marco Polo: The China Mystery Revealed, Episode 1
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directed by Jonathan Finnigan, fl. 2004; produced by Jonathan Finnigan, fl. 2004, in Marco Polo: The China Mystery Revealed (Brighton, England: Espresso TV), 28 mins
This series tells the story of one of the greatest overland journeys ever attempted by man, and follows Marco Polo's China route along the legendary Silk Road, using his writings as our guide book. Along the way we follow Marco Polo's adventures, with all the sights and sounds of the twenty-four year journey enhan...
directed by Jonathan Finnigan, fl. 2004; produced by Jonathan Finnigan, fl. 2004, in Marco Polo: The China Mystery Revealed (Brighton, England: Espresso TV), 28 mins
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Silk Road, Episode 1, The Silk Road
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directed by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015; presented by Sam Willis, 1977-; produced by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Silk Road, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 52 mins
Covering 5,000 miles, passing through 13 countries and crossing some of the most dramatic landscapes on the planet, this is the fascinating story of the lucrative trade route which changed the course of civilization forever. In this extraordinary series, Dr Sam Willis explores how the fortunes of the West were s...
directed by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015; presented by Sam Willis, 1977-; produced by Tim Niel, fl. 2004-2015, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Silk Road, Episode 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 52 mins
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