Japanese Occupation, Shanghai Exiles, and Postwar Hong Kong Cinema*

  title={Japanese Occupation, Shanghai Exiles, and Postwar Hong Kong Cinema*},
  author={Poshek Fu},
  journal={The China Quarterly},
  pages={380 - 394}
  • Poshek Fu
  • Published 1 June 2008
  • History, Art
  • The China Quarterly
Abstract This article explores a little-explored subject in a critical period of the history of Hong Kong and China. Shortly after the surrender of Japan in 1945, China was in the throes of civil war between the Nationalists and Communists while British colonial rule was restored in Hong Kong, The communist victory in 1949 deepened the Cold War in Asia. In this chaotic and highly volatile context, the flows and linkages between Shanghai and Hong Kong intensified as many Chinese sought refuge in… 
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