Cover of the New China Pictorial for March 1944.
This cover image from the Xin Zhonghua huabao (New China Pictorial) 6.3 (March 1944) shows a colourised photograph of Wang Danfeng. Wang was a popular film celebrity in wartime Shanghai. 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.
- March 1944
New China Pictorial
Book / Published Material
- Entertainment in occupied China
- cinema, Hollywood, modern girl, Wang Danfeng
Poshek Fu, “The ambiguity of entertainment: Chinese cinema in Japanese-occupied Shanghai, 1941 to 1945,” Cinema Journal 37.1 (Autumn 1997): 66-84.
Source Reference Details
Asian Reading Room
Library of Congress