Chu Minyi with film camera

The RNG foreign minister Chu Minyi tries his hand at filmmaking in this undated photograph. Next to him is (possibly) Chen Guoqi (a photographer for the RNG’s Central News Agency). The RNG Minister of Publicity, Mr Lin Baisheng, is on the far left of the image. This image was taken as Chu Minyi filmed a Cabinet meeting convened by Wang Jingwei in the summer of 1940. Newsreel footage of the event can be found here.

Date

circa March 1940 — November 1940

Artist/Creator

Anon

Medium

Photograph

Theme

Return to the capital

Case Studies

Japanese-occupied China
(1937-1945)

Keywords

Chen Guoqi, Chu Minyi, cinema, Lin Baisheng, photography

Further information

Source

Library of Congress

Source Reference Details

LOC Prints and Photographs Room, Lot 11700

Permissions/Acknowledgements

Library of Congress

COTCA Identifier

LOC-0005

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