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Shadow shows

LC control 85120780
LC classificationPN1979.S5
Topical headingShadow shows
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Variant(s)Chinese shadows
Shadow pantomimes and plays
Shadow plays
Shadow puppet plays
Shadow puppetry
Shadow theater
See alsoPuppet theater
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Found inBritannica 14: Shadow play (Shdow show)
Ox. companion theatre.
Philpott, A.R. Dict. of puppetry, 1969.
Trapido, J. International dict. of theatre lang.: see Shadow play.
Web. 3.
Wikipedia, Nov. 19, 2008 (Shadow play or shadow puppetry is an ancient form of storytelling and entertainment using opaque, often articulated figures in front of an illuminated backdrop to create the illusion of moving images; Shadow theatre (Shadow theater))
Not found inLC database, April 24, 1989