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The First Revolutionary Model Opera Film

Date(s)
October 1970

In response to Mao Zedong's instruction to greatly promote revolutionary model operas, the filming of them began in the 1860s. Zhiqu weihushan (Taking Tiger Mountain by Strategy) was the first one to be produced on film. It was produced by Beijing Film Studio and directed by Xie Tieli in October 1970.

Sources
Wang, Xiaofang. "Cong Yangbanxi Dao Yangbanxi Dianying" [From Templet Drama to the Film of Template Drama]. Master's Thesis, Fujian Normal University, 2007.

Photo Sources
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