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The Resource Forbidden City, U.S.A, Deep Focus Productions ; produced, directed and written by Arthur Dong, (videorecording)

Forbidden City, U.S.A, Deep Focus Productions ; produced, directed and written by Arthur Dong, (videorecording)

Label
Forbidden City, U.S.A
Title
Forbidden City, U.S.A
Statement of responsibility
Deep Focus Productions ; produced, directed and written by Arthur Dong
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents an Asian version of New York's Cotton Club: a night club with Asian performers in 1930s and 1940s San Francisco. Former entertainers speak about breaking with their cultural traditions to perform, but having limited opportunities
Awards note
Blue Ribbon, 1990 American Film & Video Festival; Gold Apple, 1990 National Educational Film & Video Festival; CINE Golden Eagle, 1990; Gold Award, 1990 Houston International Film & Video Festival.
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Michael Chin ; editor, Walt Louie ; music, Gary Stockdale
Intended audience
General
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dong, Arthur E
  • Forbidden City (Nightclub : San Francisco, Calif.)
  • Deep Focus Productions
  • PBS Video
Runtime
54
Series statement
American experience
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Forbidden City (Nightclub : San Francisco, Calif.)
  • Music-halls (Variety-theaters, cabarets, etc.)
  • Asian American entertainers
  • Entertainers
  • Asian Americans
  • Chinese Americans
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Forbidden City, U.S.A, Deep Focus Productions ; produced, directed and written by Arthur Dong, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
Bar code
31223032927635
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
  • vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (54 min.)
Governing access note
Public performance title
Isbn
9780793608232
Lccn
pms00118496
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
AMEX214
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
  • NTSC
  • VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Forbidden City, U.S.A, Deep Focus Productions ; produced, directed and written by Arthur Dong, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
Bar code
31223032927635
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
  • vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (54 min.)
Governing access note
Public performance title
Isbn
9780793608232
Lccn
pms00118496
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
AMEX214
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
  • NTSC
  • VHS
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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