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The Other Side of Glamour – The Left-wing Studio Network in Hong Kong Cinema in the Cold War Era and Beyond - Edinburgh Scholarship Online
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The Other Side of Glamour: The Left-wing Studio Network in Hong Kong Cinema in the Cold War Era and Beyond

Vivian P.Y. Lee

Abstract

Since its inception more than a century ago, Hong Kong cinema has been a pre-eminent form of local entertainment and a site of ideological contentions propelled by colonial, national and international politics at different historical junctures. The Other Side of Glamour is a study of the historical development of the left-wing film establishment in Hong Kong. In particular, it seeks to reconstruct a more dynamic picture of left-wing film production through closer attention to the entwinement of ideological, artistic, institutional and corporate agendas that informed the practices of filmmakers ... More

Keywords: Left-wing, right-wing, Cold War, Hong Kong cinema, film industry, film studios, film production and exhibition

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781474424622
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424622.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Vivian P.Y. Lee, author
City University of Hong Kong