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Program Title: Spring Silkworms [Chun can]
EASC Code: CS-08
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Region/Country: China
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Subject: Movie & TV Drama
Program Type: Feature
Media Type: VHS
Director: Cheng Bugao
Producer: Mingxing Studios
Release Date: 1933
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Color or BW: BW
Program Abstract:"Adapted from the short story 'Spring Silkworm' by Mao Dun, the film is a portrait of the economic decline in the Zhejiang countryside outside Shanghai as foreign imports undermine native silk production, It tells how the dreams of Chinese silkworm raisers are shattered by landlords and foreign silk imports." -- "Chinese Movies," Shangahai on Internet (http://www.sh.com/culture/film/movie18.htm#silkworm)
Data Entry Date: 1/25/1999