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Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389224-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8922-4
Published: 05 September 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390206-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9020-6
Published: 12 November 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380986-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8098-6
Published: 12 November 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380986-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8098-6
Published: 12 November 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380986
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8098-6
Published: 03 February 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024019-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2401-9
Published: 24 July 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384106
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8410-6
Book Chapter

By Jean Ma
Published: 13 May 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7562-3
... Hong Kong cinema diaspora film music musicals opera films ...
Published: 13 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375623-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7562-3
... After the Pacific wars and the breakup of the Shanghai-based film industry, the songstress reemerged in postwar Hong Kong. This chapter describes the industry developments that led to Hong Kong’s rise as an epicenter of Mandarin popular music and movies in the 1950s and 1960s, ushering in an era...
Published: 30 June 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384892-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8489-2
Published: 13 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375623-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7562-3
... This chapter takes a single film as its starting point: The Wild, Wild Rose (1960), a Mandarin musical inspired by the music and plot of Bizet’s opera Carmen. The film’s portrayal of its songstress amalgamates two very different iconic fictional personas, the fiery temptress Carmen, and the self...
Book Chapter

By Jean Ma
Published: 13 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375623-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7562-3
... Grace Chang was one of the biggest stars of postwar Hong Kong film and popular music, most remembered for her debut role in Mambo Girl, which introduced to Chinese cinema the figure of the singing and dancing teenager. Her performances introduced new, foreign musical styles—such as American rock...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 08 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374947-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7494-7
... transnationally distributed Mandarin films, such as Air Hostess (1959) and Because of Her (1963). The essay goes on to consider the roughly concurrent arrival of mambo and other pop genres in the marginalized Taiwanese dialect musical cinema, as exemplified in the music of Hong Yifeng. global pop...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 22 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375142-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7514-2
... Ang Nawawal a (dir. Marie Jamora, 2012) and Rakenro l (dir. Quark Henares, 2011) are two coming-of-age feature films set in Manila’s indie rock scene. Because of their direct involvement in this scene, both indie directors hold the authenticity necessary for access to certain musical venues...
Book Chapter

By Arthur Knight
Published: 24 July 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8410-6
Published: 24 July 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384106-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8410-6
Book Chapter

By Arthur Knight
Published: 24 July 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8410-6
Published: 24 July 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384106-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8410-6
Published: 24 July 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384106-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8410-6
Published: 24 July 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384106-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8410-6