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Living treasures of Japan [videorecording] / produced by the National Geographic Society and WQED Pittsburgh ; written and produced by Miriam Birch ; directed and photographed by Norris Brock
[Washington, D.C.] : National Geographic Society : distributed by Films for the Humanities and Sciences, c2010
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 Videos/2nd Flr  NK1071 .L58 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Decorative arts -- Japan
Arts, Japanese
Artists -- Japan
Documentary television programs
Physical Description 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD; Dolby digital; region 1
"A National Geographic Society special."
Originally produced as a documentary in 1980
A program broadcast February 11, 1981 by PBS
Performer/Participant Narrated by José Ferrer
Credits Editor, Hyman Kaufman ; music, William Goldstein
Summary Profiles nine artisans and performing artists who are recognized by law as "holders of important intangible cultural properties" and are charged with publicly exhibiting their works and teaching their artistry to apprentices. Pays visits to a potter, doll sculptor, puppeteer, papermaker, koto musician, swordmaker, textile weaver and dyer, kabuki theater actor, and bellmaker
Alternate Author Birch, Miriam
Brock, Norris
Ferrer, José, 1912-1992
WQED (Television station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)
National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)

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