Two Chinese dancers

United States, 1948

Film
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Miss Tai Ai-Lien presents two traditional Chinese folk dances, the Yao ceremonial prelude which is used at marriages and funerals, and a solo dance drama called ‘The Mute and the Cripple’. There is no dialogue or commentary, these presentations of little-known Chinese dances are accompanied by authentic folk music played on flute and drums.

Credits

production company

Chinese Film Enterprises of America

producer

Wan-go Wen

Duration

00:11:12:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1948

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

017580

Language

English

Subject categories

Animation

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Rites and ceremonies

Documentary

Music & Performing Arts → Dance drama, Chinese

Music & Performing Arts → Folk dancing

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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