[Eng sub] Judge Bao summons a ghost to give evidence in court

2018-06-19 07:31
TURN ON CAPTIONS FOR ENG SUB CLICK 'SHOW MORE' & SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE INFO + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + Concubine Li (李宸妃) was accused of giving birth to a monster. The truth is that she gave birth to a crown prince. Emperor Zhenzong (眞宗) had previously decreed that whoever gave birth to a crown prince first would be appointed empress consort. Envious, Concubine Liu (劉宸妃) ordered her servant, Guo Huai (郭槐), to replace the infant crown prince with a skinned wild cat. Guo Huai then ordered palace maid Kou Zhu (寇珠) to kill the infant. Instead, Kou Zhu gave the baby to chief eunuch Chen Lin (陳琳), who then brought the infant out of the palace to the residence of the Eighth Prince. The prince raised the baby as his own son, whilst Concubine Liu became empress consort according to her desire. Later, Emperor Zhenzong died without any heir. The Eighth Prince's son, or the true crown prince, was selected to ascend the throne, known as Emperor Renzong (仁宗). Empress Liu then became empress dowager. Several dozens of years later, Concubine Li got a chance to meet and lodge a complaint with Bao Zheng (包拯), Prefect of Kaifeng (開封), then capital of the Chinese Empire. Owing to the passage of time, getting evidence presented a challenge. Bao Zheng then used Guo Huai's fear of the supernatural and guilt to extract his confession. This clip is from the 2008 series "Justice Bao" (包青天). The clip contains a Cantonese dub, as no Mandarin video was available for me.

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