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The Goddess of Shanghai" tells the story of one of the greatest Chinese movie stars of the silent era from humble origins to tragic death at the height of her career.

Paperback, 140 pages
Published April 5th 2005 by Hong Kong University Press
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Martin
Oct 24, 2013 Martin rated it really liked it
"She found peace in her work, but not in her life." (page 51)

This is probably the best we'll get in terms of an English biography of this great silent film star, which is why I'm giving it four stars instead of three. There are many photos, in addition to detailed descriptions of the plots of her major films, some of which no longer survive. There's more biographical information than I've found anywhere else, and the author also contends with Stanley Kwan's biopic, "Actress", which is how many w
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