24. Chinese Cinema and Technology

  1. Yingjin Zhang2,3
  1. Gary G. Xu

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444355994.ch24

A Companion to Chinese Cinema, A

A Companion to Chinese Cinema, A

How to Cite

Xu, G. G. (2012) Chinese Cinema and Technology, in A Companion to Chinese Cinema, A (ed Y. Zhang), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444355994.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of California, San Diego, USA

  2. 3

    Shanghai Jiaotong University, China

Author Information

  1. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 19 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444330298

Online ISBN: 9781444355994

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Keywords:

  • Chinese cinema and technology, and Xu's unique approach;
  • Laborer's Love, Street Angel, and Spring in a Small Town, technology advances;
  • Chinese fascination with film technology, shaping cinema aesthetics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Early Cinema and Laborer's Love

  • Laborer's Love: Fascination with Early Film Technology

  • The Sound Film and Street Angel

  • 1940s Cinema, Fei Mu, and Spring in a Small Town

  • 1949 and Beyond