Bridging the Pacific with Love Eterne

Ramona Curry

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Abstract

Discusses initiative of the Chinese American Frank Lee to exhibit Shaw Brothers’ theatrical and musical Mandarin-language prestige productions to New York art cinema audiences in the mid-1960s, including a version of the classic Hua Mulan tale. Suggests that local critics’ dismissal of the feminine genre fostered Shaw’s US promotion of martial arts films instead.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationChina Forever
Subtitle of host publicationThe Shaw Brothers and Diasporic Cinema
EditorsPoshek Fu
Place of PublicationUrbana, IL
PublisherUniversity of Illinois Press
Pages174-198
Number of pages25
ISBN (Print)978-0-252-03273-8, 978-0-252-07500-1
StatePublished - Aug 2008

Publication series

NamePopular Culture and Politics in Asia Pacific

Keywords

  • Asia -- Arts
  • Hong Kong -- Arts
  • Asia -- Arts -- Cinema
  • Hong Kong -- Arts -- Cinema

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