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The Resource Xi xiang ji, directed by Hou Yao ; produced by Minxin Film Company, Shanghai

Xi xiang ji, directed by Hou Yao ; produced by Minxin Film Company, Shanghai

Label
Xi xiang ji
Title
Xi xiang ji
Statement of responsibility
directed by Hou Yao ; produced by Minxin Film Company, Shanghai
Title variation
Romance of the western chamber
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director
Producer
Production company
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
  • chi
  • eng
  • fre
  • chi
Summary
"Tells the story of a young scholar, Zhang Sheng, who goes to the capital city to take the highest imperial examination. During his stay in a temple, he meets Cui Yingying, daughter of the Prime Minister and immediately falls in love with her. Soon, a group of robbers besiege them. Yingying's mother declares that she will marry off her daughter to whoever saves them. Zhang Sheng manages to do that with his friend's help. But Yingying's mother refuses to keep her words because Zhang is a poor scholar. However, Yingying and Zhang Sheng's love is so strong that, with the help of Hong Niang, Yingying's maid, the couple breaks the traditional barrier"--Container
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producer, Li Minwei ; director of photography, Liang Linguang ; music, Toshiyuki Hiraoka
Language note
Silent film with Chinese and French intertitles and English subtitles
PerformerNote
Li Dandan, Lin Chuchu, Ge Cijiang
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1893-1953,
  • 1904-1972,
  • 1260-1316
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hou, Yao,
  • Li, Minwei
  • Li, Dandan
  • Lin, Chuchu
  • Ge, Cijiang
  • Hiraoka, Toshiyuki,
  • Wang, Shifu
  • Minxin Film Company,
  • Cinema Epoch (Firm),
Runtime
45
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social classes
  • Scholars
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Love
Technique
live action
Label
Xi xiang ji, directed by Hou Yao ; produced by Minxin Film Company, Shanghai
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Silent film with added musical accompaniment
  • Based on the play by Shifu Wang
  • Originally released as a feature film in 1927
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
123118560
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 45 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
891514001160
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
EPO-DV-1160
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)123118560
System details
DVD
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Xi xiang ji, directed by Hou Yao ; produced by Minxin Film Company, Shanghai
Publication
Note
  • Silent film with added musical accompaniment
  • Based on the play by Shifu Wang
  • Originally released as a feature film in 1927
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
123118560
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 45 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
891514001160
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
EPO-DV-1160
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)123118560
System details
DVD
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD

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