Jun 11, 2014

China FDC on "The Monkey King: Uproar in Heaven"

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The Monkey King: Uproar in Heaven

Date of Issue : 1 June 2014

6-1 : Getting a Magic Weapon from the Dragon King
6-2 : Appointed Protector of the Horses
6-3 : Self-named Great Sage Equaling Heaven
6-4 : Mess in the Peach Orchard
6-5 : A Fierce Battle against the Heavenly Warriors
6-6 : Fight Outside the Jade Emperor's Hall of Miraculous Mist

"The Monkey King: Uproar in Heaven" is the first color animated cartoon produced by China. The two-episode movie was shot from 1961 to 1964 by Shanghai Animated Film Studio. It creates the animated image of Sun Wukong, or the Monkey King, a representative character of Chinese Myth. In 2012, the animation had a 3D edition.

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