Rise of communist power 1941-67

United States, 1967

Film
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A survey of the events which led to the control of mainland China by Mao Tse-Tung in 1949 and the retreat of Chinag Kai-Shek to Formosa with his Nationalists. Discusses the importance of understanding Chinese current affairs and politics. Part of the series “China: century fo Revolution”.

Credits

producer/director

Mel Stuart

production company

Encyclopaedia Britannica Films

Language

English

Duration

00:23:20:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27945

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → China

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Communism

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Communism - China

History → China - Civilization, 1949-

History → China - History

History → China - History - 20th century

History → Communism - China

History → Mao, Tse-tung, 1893-1976

People → Mao, Tse-tung, 1893-1976

Places → China

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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