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Female Inmate Transfered For Retrial

Item Number: 998AU2185
 Audio
Language
English
Digital Object Type
Audio
Credit
China Phonograph Studio
Author(s)
Unknown
Physical Location
Stacks D161.0B
Number of Media
2
Item is Copyrighted - It is not available outside the VNCA building
Format
Record/Lp

General Note / OCR

'Female Inmate Being Transfered For Retrial' Beijing [Peking] Opera sung by Mei Lanfang [as Su San] and Xiao Changhua [as Chong Gongdao], accompanied by Mei Lanfang Troupe Band. Two records, four sides; 33 1/3 rpm. This piece is largely a dialogue between a former prostitute, Su San, and her police escort, Chong Gongdao. The conversation takes place while the two travel from Hongtong County to Taiyuan for Su San's retrial. They discuss the corruption of the government's law enforcement organs and the social evils that subject powerless women to misery and injustice. However, the dialogue also recognizes the understanding and consideration shown by Chong to Su San.

Pub Credit Line
998AU2185, Sam Johnson Vietnam Archive Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 20 Jul 2006 [Updated: 22 Nov 2013]