Hong Kong cinema and the portrayal of the Nanyang Chinese in the 1950s and 1960s

@article{Tan2010HongKC,
  title={Hong Kong cinema and the portrayal of the Nanyang Chinese in the 1950s and 1960s},
  author={E. K. Tan},
  journal={Journal of Chinese Cinemas},
  year={2010},
  volume={4},
  pages={155 - 168}
}
  • E. K. Tan
  • Published 2010
  • History
  • Journal of Chinese Cinemas
  • ABSTRACT This article examines Hong Kong cinema's filmic representation of the Nanyang Chinese in the 1950s and 1960s. Drawing on four films, Niangre/Nyonyah (Yue Feng, 1952), Fengyu Niuche Shui/Rainstorm in Chinatown (Yan Jun, 1956), Niangre yu Baba/Nonya and Baba (Yan Jun, 1956) and Niangre zhi Lian/Love with a Malaysian Girl (Lui Kei, 1969), it illustrates how these films were produced as an attempt to secure and expand the Chinese overseas market for the Hong Kong film industry by… CONTINUE READING

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