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|90. Chen Yunshang 陳雲裳 (Film Queen of China)|
|Chen Yunshang (08/10/1919—06/30/2016) was born in Hong Kong, but her family moved to Canton when she was a little child. She had an English name: Nancy Chan. Since a child she learned mandarin, Peking opera, and Canton opera, which means to use Canton dialect in the dialogue. She was beautiful, and could sing and dance. In 1933, at the age of fourteen, she joined a film company. In 1936, she was invited to Hong Kong to act in The New Youth, which earned her popularity. In the subsequent four years, she had more than twenty films made in the dialect of Cantonese. |
In 1938, she was invited to Shanghai to act the role of Mulan in Mulan Joins the Army, in the language of mandarin, which also became popular and for which she won the Film Queen of China held the third time in Shanghai. During the next five years, she had more than twenty films made in mandarin. In ten years she had fifty-seven films in all. An astonishing number.
In 1945, she married a practitioner in Hong Kong, Therefore, she retired from the screen and set her heart on looking after her husband and family. She seldom participated in social activities. She lived peacefully in Hong Kong till her death on the thirtieth of June in 2016 at home at the age of ninety-six.