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Yanzhi (1925)

Romance - 20 February 1925
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Yanzhi meets the handsome E Qiuzhun and is attracted to him. When this is revealed to her friend Madam Wong's lover Su Jie, he masquerades as E Qiuzhun and steals into Yanzhi's house at night, attempting to take liberties with Yanzhi. Yanzhi rebuffs Su Jie, who leaves with an embroidered shoe. The shoe then falls into the hands of a cad named Mao Da, who also sneaks into her house, hoping to make love to her while masquerading as E Qiuzhun...

Director:  Li Beihai
Stars:  Lin Chuchu

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Yanzhi meets the handsome E Qiuzhun and is attracted to him. When this is revealed to her friend Madam Wong's lover Su Jie, he masquerades as E Qiuzhun and steals into Yanzhi's house at night, attempting to take liberties with Yanzhi. Yanzhi rebuffs Su Jie, who leaves with an embroidered shoe. The shoe then falls into the hands of a cad named Mao Da, who also sneaks into her house, hoping to make love to her while masquerading as E Qiuzhun...


Collections: Li Beihai

Genres: Romance

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Country:   Hong Kong
Release Date:  20 February 1925

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Yanzhi was shot across the border in Guangzhou with HK$9,000. The film starred Li Minwei’s other wife Lin Chuchu (Lam Cho-cho) as the female lead and had a decent ten-day run in Hong Kong, earning HK$10,000. Unfortunately, a prolonged labor strike from June 1925 to October 1926 paralyzed the entire region of Hong Kong and guangdong (Fonoroff 1997:xiii-xiv)HK$9,000