Silk and strings: a tale of Taiwan

United States, 1973

Film
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Episode of Series “Asian Notebook”.
Presents traditional aspects of Taiwanese culture. Contrasts the simple life, costumes, and art and crafts of the original natives of Taiwan with the culture of the Chinese. Focuses on the traditions of China as they are retained in Taiwan, including the cultivation of the arts, music, and calligraphy.

Credits

production company

Seabourne Enterprises

Bay Street Pictures Inc

Duration

00:27:15:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1973

Appears in

Asian Notebook

Group of items

Asian Notebook

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

29176

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Taiwan

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Taiwan - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Village communities

Crafts & Visual Arts → Calligraphy

Crafts & Visual Arts → Handicraft

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Village communities

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Places → Taiwan

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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