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Title Work

Title No: 5564

Title: Sad song of yellow skin

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film


1970 (Release)

1970 (Copyright)

Original Summary:
"An absorbing, disturbing documentary which focuses on three young Americans living in Saigon. Film is not about death in war, but about what little life there is with war around."--Audiovisual Materials Catalog 2002-2007 by Audiovisual Services of St. Louis Public Schools.

"Presents the people of Saigon as seen through the eyes of 3 young American journalists exploring the consequences of the Vietnam war, and the American presence in Saigon."--WorldCat.

"A documentary about three young Americans living in Saigon. One lives with a group of Vietnamese working as a shoeshine boy; another, a journalist, tours a barbaric Saigon neighborhood known as "the graveyard"; the third is John Steinbeck, Jr., who lives on Peace Island in the Mekong Delta. The focus is not on war, but on what life is like with war all around. Blue Ribbon winner, American Film Festival." - Summary from Worldcat. 

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 1 hr 

Genres: Educational

Subjects: Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives; Vietnam War, 1961-1975; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Press coverage--United States.; War and society; Vietnam--Social conditions.; Vietnamese; Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

ProducerDaly, Tom
Distribution CompanyFilms Incorporated
Production CompanyNational Film Board of Canada
DirectorRubbo, Michael
WriterRubbo, Michael
NarratorRubbo, Michael
ProducerRubbo, Michael
Source of MaterialSt. Louis Public Schools (Saint Louis, Mo.)

Reference Materials x1


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5564-1Safety Film : Viewing print 
5564-2Safety Film : Viewing print 

Contained By x1

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4819St. Louis Public Schools educational film library