Red Guards of Lake Hong (Disc 1)

洪湖赤卫队

CEAS#:C0156A
Director:XIE Tian, CHEN Fangqian, XU Feng
Year:1961
FL Title:洪湖赤卫队
Title_Other:A Red Guard Troop in Honghu
Color:Color
RunningTime:120 min.
Place:China
Series:China Film Studio and Video Publishing House
Source:VCD
Category:Opera
Status:Available
Region:0
Description:Disc 1 of 2. Playback issues. Modern Opera. A revolutionary musical depicting the struggle between Communist guerrillas and a KMT landlord for control of a village. In the summer of 1930, a tyrant named Peng allied with Nationalist Army commander Feng raids the Red Army’s base in the Honghu area of Hubei province. Party Secretary Han Ying and the base director lead the local guards in an orderly withdrawal but later return to lead a raid on the enemy’s weapons storehouse. In retaliation, Peng has some local people tortured to try to discover Han Ying’s hideout. In order to protect his fellow villagers, Han Ying gives herself up, then escapes, with one of his deputies sacrificing himself in the effort. Han continues to lead the Red Guards in their struggle against the enemy.

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