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Author Meyer, Richard J., 1933- author

Title Jin Yan : the Rudolph Valentino of Shanghai / Richard J. Meyer
Published Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press ; London : Eurospan [distributor], 2009


Description 1 online resource (xxii, 189 pages) : illustrations
Contents Illustrations; Foreword; Preface; Cast of Characters in the Life of Jin Yan; Chapter 1 -- Growing Up in Exile; Chapter 2 -Breaking into the Shanghai Film World; Chapter 3 -- "The Emperor of Film"; Chapter 4 -- The Japanese Strike; Chapter 5 -- The War Years; Photograph Plates; Chapter 6 -- The New China; Chapter 7 -- Sick and Alone; Chapter 8 -- The Legacy of Jin Yan; Interview with Qin Yi; Filmography of Jin Yan; Sources for Jin Yan's Films; Bibliography; About the Author
Summary Recounts the life of the actor who dominated the golden age of Chinese silent movies, achieving his greatest stardom in the 1930s
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Jin, Yan, 1910-1983.
Jin, Yan, 1910-1983
Jin, Yan, 1910-1983
Motion picture actors and actresses -- China -- Biography
PERFORMING ARTS -- Acting & Auditioning.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
Motion picture actors and actresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789888052448