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Title Inside the Forbidden City [videorecording] : 500 years of wonder, history and power / Cinevision International presents in association with Global Entertainment Media a Palace Museum and China Central Television Production ; a presentation by Zhao Huayong, Zheng Zinmiao ; produced by Liang Jianzeng, Zhao Wei, Zhang Hongwei.

Imprint [Los Angeles] : Cinevision International, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    951.156 INS    Available
Description 3 videodiscs (ca. 540 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents disc 1. Birth of the Forbidden City ; Age of prosperity ; Governing the country ; State affairs -- disc 2. State and family relations ; Porcelain masterpieces ; Paintings and calligraphy ; Jade objects -- disc 3. Western fever ; Palace transformation ; Treasures lost ; The Forbidden City endures.
Credits Music, Su Cong, Tang Jianping, Zhang Guangtian ; director of photography, Zhao Xiaoding, Hu Zheng, Chi Pingmian.
Performer Narrator, Zhou Zhiquiang.
Summary Photographed completely in high definition, this epic series captures the complete history of the Forbidden City, surrounding the spectacular Chinese Imperial Palace. For five centuries it served as the home of 24 Emperors and their households, as well as the ceremonial and political center of Chinese government. This documentary explores the emperors, their politics, conflicts, its people and the vast majesty of the surviving buildings.
System Details DVD, widescreen (1:78:1) 16 x 9; mastered in high definition; Dolby digital 2.0; region 1.
Subject Forbidden City (Beijing, China) -- History.
Palaces -- China.
China -- History -- Ming dynasty, 1368-1644.
China -- History -- Qing dynasty, 1644-1912.
China -- Politics and government -- 1368-1644.
China -- Politics and government -- 1644-1912.
China -- Antiquities.
China -- Kings and rulers.
Genre/Form Historical films
Travelogues (Motion pictures)
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Added Author Huayong, Zhao.
Zinmiao, Zheng.
Jianzeng, Liang.
Wei, Zhao.
Hongwei, Zhang.
Cinevision International (Firm)
Global Entertainment Media (Firm)
Gu gong bo wu yuan (China)
Zhong yang dian shi tai (Beijing, China)
ISBN 9781936200009
Standard No. 753182806808
Music No. CIN-DV-978193 Cinevision International

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