Paradise of Adventurers (1992)

Film details

  • Featuring

    Eileen Atkins

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1992

  • Type

    Television

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Synopsis

The first of a three part series about Chinese cities. Traces the story of Shanghai from the decadent highlife of the 1920s, through the 1925 demonstration in a cotton mill that sparked a revolution that engulfed both the 'foreign devils` and the powerful warlords. With Shanghai eye-witness interviews and archive footage.

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