Cover of the New China Pictorial for December 1942.
Xin Zhonghua huabao (New China Pictorial) cover, December 1942
This cover from the Xin Zhonghua huabao (New China Pictorial) 4.12 (December 1942) features an image of Li Lihua. Li was one of the most popular film celebrities in wartime Shanghai, and was favoured by the occupation regime in pro-government media. The New China Pictorial was a bilingual (Chinese-English) magazine published from 1939 through 1944 in Shanghai by the occupation journalist Wu Linzhi for distribution in China and throughout Southeast Asia.
- December 1942
New China Pictorial
Book / Published Material
- Entertainment in occupied China
(1937 – 1945)
- cheongsam, cinema, Li Lihua, modern girl
Jing Jing Chang, “China Doll in flight: Li Lihua, World Today, and the Free China-US relationship”, Film History 26.3 (2014): 1-28.
Source Reference Details
Asian Reading Room
Library of Congress