Chinese Documentaries 1949-1954

Year Title Chinese title Director/Editor Studio
1949 Liberating Tianjin 解放天津 Gao Weijin Central Newsreel
1949 Liberated China 解放后的中国 Gerasimov *
1949 New Beijing 新北京 Gerasimov *
1950 Victory of the Chinese people 中国人民的胜利 Gerasimov *
1951 Intelligence from the Korean Western Frontier 朝鲜西线捷报 Central Newsreel
1951 Over the 38th Parallel, Seoul was Freed 突破三八线解放 汉城 Xu Xiaobing Central Newsreel
1952 War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea Part 1** 抗美援朝 (第一部) Xu Xiaobing Central Newsreel
1952 We Oppose Germ Warfare 反对细菌战 Wang Yonghong Central Newsreel
1952 Chinese People Dispatch a Delegation to Comfort North Korea 中国人民赴朝慰问团 Li Hua Central Newsreel
1952 May Day in Beijing 北京五一 Chiang Yun-chuan Central Newsreel
1952 Dunhuang Murals 敦煌壁画 Chin Pao-sheng Central Newsreel
1953 Stalin will live in our hearts forever 斯大林永远活在我们的心里  
1953 War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea Part 2 抗美援朝 (第二部) Central Newsreel
1953 Exchange of Injured Prisoners of War 交换病伤战俘 Li Hua Central Newsreel
1953 China Family of Nations 中国国际大家庭 Wu Pen-li Beijing Studio
1953 Comforting the Cutest Person 慰问最可爱的人 Bayi Film Studio
1954 An Unbreakable Transportation Line 钢铁运输线 Peng Yifu Bayi Film Studio
1954 Leniency to the Prisoners of War 宽待俘虏 Li Hua Bayi Film Studio
1954 Hurrah for the Friendship 友谊万岁 Bayi Film Studio
1954 At the Datong River 大同江上 Bayi Film Studio
1954 Lhasa’s path to happiness 拉萨啥的幸福道路 Shanghai
1954 Selected Treasures from Sichuan Opera Wang Yi

Central Newsreel=Central Newsreel and Documentary Film Studio created on the 7th of July 1953. It origins from the Yan’an Film Group founded in 1938
Bayi Film Studio was established on August 1, 1952. It stems from PLA Film Studio founded March 1951

* in collaboration with the SU
**Xu Xiaobing reedited Intelligence from the Korean Western Frontier, Over the 38th Parallel, Seoul was Freed to create the first feature-length documentary about the War