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Shanghai Movie Stars with Parasols

Posted: November 12th, 2020 | 1 Comment »

Another in my occasional series of Chinese parasol pictures – here a studio portrait of Liang Caizhu, Chinese singer, dancer and film star, with an Art Deco parasol, in Shanghai ,1936, taken by the Ling Far Studio.

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  1. 1 Ulrich Elkmann said at 8:47 pm on November 18th, 2020:

    梁賽珠, 1914-1987. One of the four Liang sisters. She made her last film in 1937 and was featured on some of the covers of 良友/The Young Companion. E.g. on #98 in Nov. 1934, with two of her sisters.

    https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Liangyou_098_cover_Liang_Saizhen_%E6%A2%81%E8%B5%9B%E7%8F%8D_and_Liang_Saizhu_%E4%BA%8C%E5%A6%B9%E6%A2%81%E8%B5%9B%E7%8F%A0_and_Liang_Saishan_%E4%B8%89%E5%A6%B9%E6%A2%81%E8%B5%9B%E7%8F%8A.jpg


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