China: times of jade and bronze (TEFC)

United Kingdom, 1973

Film
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In 1973 an exhibition of Chinese art was presented at the Royal Academy in London. Many of the prize pieces appear in this film, which evolves into an extensive journey through modern China to visit many of the sites from which the treasures came, putting them into the context of place and history. With William Watson and Magnus Magnusson. Museum sequences directed by Ray Sutcliffe, photographed by Phil Meheux.

Credits

production company

British Broadcasting Corporation

producer/director

Michael Gill

Duration

00:52:16:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1973

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

324439

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → China - Description and travel

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - China

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - History

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art criticism

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

History → Archaeology

History → China - History

History → History

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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