THE RED LANTERN MODEL PEKING OPERA ON CONTEMPORARY REVOLUTIONARY THEME

Colombo, Sri Lanka: Afro-Asian Writer's Bureau, 1967. 5x7", pictorial wraps, 59pp, Very Fine condition. Opera set in 1939 during the War of Resistance Against Japan (WWII) about a communist party member who works for the railroad and resists the Japanese. Includes photos of the principals in scenes from the play. Includes as foreword a letter from Chairman Mao congratulating the performers after a performance of a different production, "Driven to Join the Liangshan Mountain Rebels" in 1944.

7-412-1173625

Shelved Rockville Bookstore

Price: $30

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