Ruan Lingyu (inset) from 1934's The Goddess. Photo: SCMP PicturesRuan Lingyu (inset) from 1934's The Goddess. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Ruan Lingyu (inset) from 1934's The Goddess. Photo: SCMP Pictures

China dusts off 1930s film classics in culture war

Classics from 1930s golden era, now restored, added to soft power push

Ruan Lingyu (inset) from 1934's The Goddess. Photo: SCMP PicturesRuan Lingyu (inset) from 1934's The Goddess. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Ruan Lingyu (inset) from 1934's The Goddess. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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