Matthew JOHNSON

Sun Daolin and family. Sun was the heartthrob of movie-going women from the 1950s through the 1970s.

Sun Daolin’s charismatic performances made him a mainstream cinema icon in the People’s Republic of China. Although a lifelong actor, his artistry included forays into literary criticism and poetry. During the post-Mao era, an abiding commitment to cultural internationalism further cemented Sun’s status among overseas and official arts patrons alike.

A prolific and popular

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By |2014-12-16T16:54:34-05:00January 22nd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Biography, History, Arts, and Culture|Comments Off on SUN Daolin (Sūn Dàolín 孙道临)|Sūn Dàolín 孙道临 (SUN Daolin)

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