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The Heroes of Dadu : people's revolution in China / S4C (Firm).

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorS4C (Firm)
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2008], ©1999.
Description1 streaming video file (26 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Variant title People's revolution in China
Series Red Chapters: Turning Points in the History of Communism
Red chapters. ^A533321
Contents Communists Make Long March (2:00) -- Chiang Kai-Shek vs. Mao Zedong (3:00) -- Prelude to the Long March of the Communists (2:42) -- Red Army Begins the Long March (2:28) -- Massacre: Red Army vs. Kuomintang (2:10) -- Red Army: Pilgrimage to New Utopia (3:46) -- Red Army Faces Annihilation (3:01) -- Red Army Heroes of the Dadu (2:22) -- People's Republic of China: Future Utopia? (2:45)
Abstract The Dadu is a swift and dangerous river, long associated with the defeat of armies that could not escape across it. For the Maoist Communists in 1935, crossing that river meant nothing less than the survival of their cause. This program documents the story of the Communist revolution in China, providing an excellent overview of the years before, during, and after the Party's rise to power. In addition, veterans of the Long March recount the story of the legendary trek from which only 8,000 of the original 86,000 members survived: a yearlong march that took them across 18 mountain ranges and 24 rivers-including the perilous Dadu.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Aug. 08, 2008.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 12 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: S4C (Firm), 1999
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Genre/formVideorecording.
Publisher number10517s Films Media Group
Publisher number10521 Films Media Group

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