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Title The professor [videorecording] : tai chi's journey west / a film by Barry Strugatz ; National Story Company presents ; director, Barry Strugatz ; producers, Ken Van Sickle, Barry Strugatz ; executive producer, Victoria Aleksanyan ; co-producer, Elizabeth Pugh.

Publication Info. [New York, New York] : First Run Features, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    613.7148 PRO    Available
Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 videodisc (73 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Physical Medium 4 3/4 in. stamping rda
Description NTSC rda
video file region 1 rda
DVD video
Motion pictures lcgft
Documentary film.
Language In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Note Documentary.
System Details DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen presentation.
Performer Featuring Cheng Man-Ching.
Credits Director of photography, Ken Van Sickle ; composer, Pierre Földes ; edited by Joel Hirsch.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 2016.
Summary Profiles tai chi master Cheng Man-Ching, who during the 1960s introduced to the West the marital art, spiritual discipline, and way of life now commonly practiced in the United States, as well as other elements of Chinese culture. Features vintage archival footage and interviews with Cheng's children, students, and contemporary pratitioners of tai chi.
Contents DVD extra features: Cheng Man-Ching performs his 37 movement form -- The origin of tai chi -- Medical science & tai chi : interview with Peter M. Wayne, PhD, Harvard Medical School.
Subject Zheng, Manqing, 1902-1975.
Tai chi -- United States -- History.
Martial artists -- China -- Biography.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Biographical films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Strugatz, Barry, film producer, film director.
Van Sickle, Kenneth, film producer, director of photography.
Aleksanyan, Victoria, film producer.
Pugh, Elizabeth (Producer), film producer.
Zheng, Manqing, 1902-1975, on-screen participant.
Földes, Pierre J. (Pierre Justin), composer.
National Story Company, production company.
First-Run Features (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Tai chi's journey west
Standard No. 720229917025
Music No. FRF 917025D First Run Features

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