China Forever: The Shaw Brothers and Diasporic Cinema

China Forever: The Shaw Brothers and Diasporic Cinema

by Poshek Fu
     
 

The transnational history and cultural politics of the Shaw Brothers' movie empireSee more details below

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The transnational history and cultural politics of the Shaw Brothers' movie empire

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252032738
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
07/18/2008
Series:
Pop Culture and Politics Asia PA Series
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Shaw Brothers Diasporic Cinema Poshek Pu Pu, Poshek 1

1 Shaw Cinema Enterprise and Understanding Cultural Industries Lily Kong Kong, Lily 27

2 Shaw's Cantonese Productions and Their Interactions with Contemporary Local and Hollywood Cinema Law Kat Kat, Law 57

3 Embracing Glocalization and Hong Kong-Made Musical Film Siu Leung Li Li, Siu Leung 74

4 Three Readings of Hong Kong Nocturne Paul G. Pickowicz Pickowicz, Paul G. 95

5 The Black-and-White Wenyi Films of Shaws Wong Ain-ling Ain-ling, Wong 115

6 Territorialization and the Entertainment Industry of the Shaw Brothers in Southeast Asia Sai-shing Yung Yung, Sai-shing 133

7 The Shaw Brothers' Malay Films Timothy P. Barnard Barnard, Timothy P. 154

8 Bridging the Pacific with Love Eterne Ramona Curry Curry, Ramona 174

9 Black Audiences, Blaxploitation and Kung Fu Films, and Challenges to White Celluloid Masculinity Sundiaia Keita Cha-Iua Cha-Iua, Sundiaia Keita 199

10 Shaw Brothers Cinema and the Hip-Hop Imagination Fanon Che Wilkins Wilkins, Fanon Che 224

11 Reminiscences of the Life of an Actress in Shaw Brothers' Movietown Cheng Pei-pei Cheng, Pei-pei 246

Select Filmography Lane J. Harris Harris, Lane J. 255

Contributors 257

Index 261

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