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Description
Title劳工之爱情 — Labour's love — Lao gong zhi ai qing
ID110
Year of release1922
DirectorZhang Shichuan 张石川
Script writer(s)Zheng Zhengqiu 郑正秋
Cast

Zheng Zhegu 郑鹧鸪 

Yu Ying 余瑛

Zheng Zhenqiu 郑正秋 

 

DistributorShanghai ming xing gong si — 上海明星公司 — Shanghai Mingxing Studio
Duration22'
Plot

The earliest existing Chinese film, this slapstick comedy depicts a fruit seller who devises an ingenious trick to help a doctor win back his patiens and who, as a result, can marry the doctor's daughther. (Enclyclopedia of Chinese Film, ed. Xiao Zhiwei, Zhang Yingjin, 1998)

Comment

Silent film with both Chinese and English title inserts

Also available on Youtube (see link below)

KeywordShanghai;comedy;drama
LanguageSilent
URLhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0f2hjdLZwOw&feature=youtu.be&list=PLhA05Qf-09xBaz_t_ynYbyZ-Porcj7bui
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