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CONTENTS Foreword iv Acknowledgements vii Introduction 1 Part One: East Meets West Chapter One: Beyond the Peep Show ... Movies Come to China 6 Chapter Two: Unreliable Memoirs: Ben Brodsky's China 35 Chapter Three: The Pioneers 51 Chapter Four: From America With Love 74 Chapter Five: The Esther Eng Story 107 Part Two: North Meets South Chapter Six: Interflows-Between Hong Kong, Shanghai and Guangzhou 126 Chapter Seven: Wartime Mobilization 147 Chapter Eight: Post-War and Post-Liberation Transitions 163 Chapter Nine: Into the Turbulent 60s 188 Part Three Border Crossings Chapter Ten: Local Versus Foreign: The Mainland and Overseas 213 Chapter Eleven: Expansion in Nanyang - Shaw Bros. Versus Cathay 226 Chapter Twelve: Early Links With Asia Pacific 238 Chapter Thirteen: Further Foreign Collaborations 264 Part Four Female Images Chapter Fourteen: Songstress / Prostitute 277 Chapter Fifteen: Good Wife / Mother - Heroic Mother or Family Figure 288 Chapter Sixteen: Sweet Birds of Youth 300 Chapter Seventeen: The Majors Groom the New Breed 314 Chapter Eighteen: Wild Wicked & Sexy 326 Part 5 East Versus West Chapter Nineteen: The Modern Age 344 Chapter Twenty: Finale 358 Appendices Appendix One 370 Appendix Two 373 Appendix Three 374 Appendix Four 380 Appendix Five 382 Appendix Six 383 Appendix Seven 384 Appendix Eight 387 Bibliography 391 Index 404 About the Author 000
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Motion pictures China Hong Kong History, Motion pictures China Hong Kong Foreign influences