Classic Movies & Stars

Classic Movies

  • Little Tadpole Looking for Mummy 小蝌蚪找妈妈
    Little Tadpole Looking for Mummy 小蝌蚪找妈妈PlotIn spring, many little tadpoles swim to and fro in the water. Seeing a group of chickens embracing their mother affectionately on the bank, they begin to look for their own mother. With the help of an "uncle shrimp", goldfish, crab and turtle, they...
  • The Golden Monkey Defeats a Demon 金猴降妖
    The Golden Monkey Defeats a Demon 金猴降妖 "The Golden Monkey Defeats a Demon", also referred as "The Monkey King Conquers the Demon", is adapted from chapters of the Chinese classics "Journey to the West," or "Monkey" in the Western world.The five-episode animation series tells the story of...
  • Lao Mountain Taoist 崂山道士
    Lao Mountain Taoist 崂山道士Distributed by Shanghai Animation Film StudioRelease date(s) 1981Country ChinaLanguage MandarinLao Mountain Taoist (Chinese: 崂山道士) is a Chinese animated film produced by the Shanghai Animation Film Studio with stop motion-animated ...

Renowned Filmmakers

  • Lu Chuan - Promising Director of the 6th Generation
    Lu Chuan - Promising Director of the 6th GenerationLu Chuan (born 1971) is a Chinese filmmaker and screenwriter. He is the son of novelist Lu Tianming.EducationEducated at the People's Liberation Army International Relations University in Nanjing, Lu spent two years serving in the Army as a secretary to...
  • Wan brothers - Founders and Pioneers of the Chinese Animation Industry
    Wan brothers - Founders and Pioneers of the Chinese Animation IndustryThe Wan Brothers (Chinese: 万氏兄弟) were born in the early 20th century in Nanjing, China. They became the founders and pioneers of the Chinese animation industry and made the first...
  • Qian Jiajun - Among China's Earliest Cartoon Creators
    Qian Jiajun - Among China's Earliest Cartoon CreatorsQian Jiajun (Chinese: 钱家骏) was the creator of a number of China’s earliest and award-winning cartoons, including "A deer with nine colors," "Why are the crows black?" and "Baby tadpoles look for their mother." Though not as famous as most of his students...

Actors and Actresses

  • Yu Shizhi - A Famous Chinese Actor
    Yu Shizhi - A Famous Chinese ActorYu Shizhi (于是之) was a famous Chinese modern drama actor and the former deputy director of the Chinese Dramatists Association. He died on Jan. 20, 2013, at the age of 86.He once portrayed the character of "Wang Lifa" in the play "The Teahouse," a timeless...
  • Bai Yang: A Woman with Oriental Charm
    Bai Yang: A Woman with Oriental CharmBai Yang (1920-1997) made a name for herself when she played the leading role in the 1936 film Crossroads. In the film, Bai performed alongside Zhao Dan in her portrayal of Yang Zhiying, a young instructor at a cotton mill from a bourgeois family.In the...
  • Kwan Tak-hing ( Guan Dexing 关德兴)
    Kwan Tak-hing ( Guan Dexing 关德兴)Kwan Tak-hing, MBE (27 June 1905 - 28 June 1996) was a cantonese opera artist and a Hong Kong actor who played the role of martial artist folk hero Wong Fei-hung in at least 77 films, between the 1940s and the 1980s. No-one else in cinema history has...