Historical Dictionary of Hong Kong Cinema

Historical Dictionary of Hong Kong Cinema

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Despite the industry being shutdown by two world wars, having its martial arts films dismissively labeled as 'chopsocky,' and operating on shoestring budgets, the films of Hong Kong have been praised and imitated all over the world. From its beginning in 1909 with the silent short Stealing the Roast Duck to the martial arts classic Enter the Dragon (1973) to Peter Chan's Perhaps Love (2005), a reinvention of Chinese musicals via Hollywood, the vast cinema of Hong… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Scarecrow Press (February 05, 2007)

Collection: Historical Dictionaries of Literature and the Arts

Format: EPUB

Page count: 640 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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