268 index
Bi shui honglian (Fleur-de-Lys), 103–4
Bizet, Georges, 29, 187, 190, 191–93
“Blessing,” 153–54
Blood- Stained Begonia (Xue ran haitang hong),
152–54
Blood Will Tell (Haitang hong), 152–53,
240n23
“The Blooming Years” (“Hua yang de
nianhua”) (song), 1, 216, 219nn3–4
The Blooming Years (Hua yang de nianhua)
(film), 216–17, 246n5
The Blue and the Black (Lan yu hei), 99,
152–53
Booth, Mark, 69
Borzage, Frank, 226n43
Bright Moon Song and Dance Troupe, 47, 49,
54, 97, 229n28
Bu liao qing (Love without End), 92, 152–53,
206
Buñuel, Luis, 237n49
Butterfly fiction, 203–4, 244nn33–34
Bu Wancang, 39, 100, 112, 224n14, 229n28,
238n3
Cai Chusheng, 55, 228n5
Cai Guorong, 209
Calendar Girl (Long xiangfeng wu), 99, 165,
166, 171
calypso. See Latin Ca rib bean music/dance
Camellia (Chahua nü), 104, 205, 244n36
Camille (Hollywood film), 202, 205, 234n9
Camille figures, 29, 104, 189–91, 202–12
Cantonese cinema, 26, 86–88, 223n73,
232n76; opera films of, 90–93, 232n72
Cantonese opera (Yueju), 90–91
Cantopop, 4, 215, 232n76
Carmen (Bizet), 29, 187–202, 211–12; screen
adaptations of, 191–92, 243n6; seductive
racial and ethnic alterity in, 192–197
Carmen Jones, 191–92, 243n7
Carpio, Fred, 241n46
Cathay- Keris Films. See Motion Picture and
General Investment Co. Ltd.
Cavarero, Adriana, 212
Central Plains syndrome, 73, 228n5
cha- cha. See Latin Ca rib bean music/dance
Chahua (Camellia), 104, 205, 244n36
A Challenge of Love (Ru shi jiaren),
234n5
Chang, Eileen, 2, 85, 177, 244n40
Chang, Grace, 3–4, 9, 25, 28–29, 71, 147; in
Air Hostess, 148, 179, 183; appearances in
the West of, 183; in Because of Her, 178,
180–81; dancing talent of, 147, 161, 166,
169–76, 240n36; double roles of, 129,
159–60; in Mambo Girl, 139–49, 238n3;
on Mambo Girl’s nightclub scenes, 161–62;
as modern cosmopolitan woman, 147–49,
169, 179–83; multilingual fluency of, 183,
211; opera per for mances by, 93, 94f, 101,
232n70; as rustic songstress, 112, 235n17;
seductive roles of, 195–200; sound record-
ings of, 96–99, 146, 233n86; star persona
of, 146–47, 169, 178, 216, 238n3, 280n68;
touring and live concerts of, 179; vocal
skills of, 145–47, 181–83, 186–87, 211,
236n31, 239n13; in The Wild, Wild Rose,
185–95, 207–12
Chang, Michael, 82, 229n27
Changcheng Studios, 78, 87
Chang Chung- wen, Diana, 129, 132–34,
171
Chang Loo, 95, 98, 167, 183, 233n90
Chang Suk Ping, William, 216, 246n5
Chang tui jiejie (Sister Long Legs),
239n10
Chang xiang si (All-Consuming Love), 1, 66–67,
216, 219nn3–4
Chang Yang, 195
Chan Po- chu, Connie, 144
chanteuses réalistes, 12–13, 221n35
Chaplin, Charlie, 191
chaqu (inserted film songs), 9, 53, 89–94,
104, 171, 225n20
“Cheek to Cheek,” 99
Chen, Szu- Wei, 221n40
Chen, Xiangyang, 93
Chen Dieyi, 110
Cheng Pei- pei, 83, 171
Chen Hou, Peter, 162, 171, 240n36
Cheung, Lau Yee, 74
Chiang Kai- shek, 87
Chiao, Hsiung- ping, 75, 130–31, 237n45
Chik, Alice, 233n90
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