The New Pictures, Jul. 14, 1941

Kukan (Adventure Epics; Rey Scott) is Chinese for heroic action. It is also a splendid 100-minute documentation of Cameraman Rey Scott's 10,000-mile journey through warring China. Filmed in Technicolor, it is a somewhat crudely made, vastly absorbing look at the forging of a new nation from the world's oldest civilization.

The obstinate, primitive, multimillioned man power that is performing this heroic transformation is Kukan's theme. These are people that most U.S. cinemaddicts have never seen or known. They are shy, handsome, aboriginal Miaos from the mountains of Kweichow; turbaned Mohammedans from Lanchow, heart...

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