James WICKS

Ruan Lingyu (1910–1935) performed in twenty-nine films in Shanghai during the “golden age of Chinese cinema.” She was one of the most famous actresses in the history of the silent screen, but the news of her suicide at age twenty-four brought to the spotlight enduring financial struggles and a love life publicized by the intruding eye of the tabloid press.

Ruan Lingyu was a famous actress of the silent screen during

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By |2014-12-16T16:54:31-05:00January 22nd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, History, Arts, and Culture, Movies|Comments Off on RUAN Lingyu (Ruǎn Língyù 阮玲玉)|Ruǎn Língyù 阮玲玉 (RUAN Lingyu)

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