The Oriole Hall

China, 1979

Film
Please note

Sorry, we don't have images or video for this item.

Within the walls of the Summer Palace, there is a beautiful courtyard named Oriole Hall. This is where the Empress Dowager used to enjoy music and opera. People thought the music was so sweet that it must be the singing of orioles. Now this old courtyard has become a restaurant where tourists can enjoy special dishes prepared in the style of former imperial kitchens.

How to watch

This work has not been digitised and is currently unavailable to view online. It may be possible for approved reseachers to view onsite at ACMI.

Learn more about accessing our collection

Collection

In ACMI's collection

Credits

production company

China Film Corporation

director

Chen Jinti

Duration

00:10:40:00

Production places
China
Production dates
1979

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work on Wikipedia

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url=https://acmi.net.au/works/76833--the-oriole-hall/ |title=The Oriole Hall |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=1 December 2022 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}