Shanghai in the wake of the First World War was one of the world's most dynamic, brutal and exciting cities. Threatened from within by communist workers and governed by desperate British-dominated adm...
Drawing on over years of fieldwork and hundreds of interviews, the authors spotlight a largely hidden world of nighttime pleasures - the dancing, drinking, and socializing going on in dance clubs and ...
When she boards the express train to Shanghai notorious adventuress and seductress Shanghai Lily (Marlene Dietrich) finds herself reunited with medical corps officer Captain Donald Harvey (Clive Brook...
AdvantagesWilson's Wit and Chan's high kicks
DisadvantagesA plodding and cliched plot
AdvantagesFast, smooth, pollution-free at source, cheap for what it is.
DisadvantagesTerminus at Shanghai end not very useful
AdvantagesFascinating insight into Communist China
DisadvantagesWon't appeal to many