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New Women


This drama stars Ruan Ling-yu in her penultimate film appearance.

Ruan Ling-yu was a revered actress of the late Chinese silent era, who won popular acclaim for her work in a series of social dramas. Unable to cope with life, Ling-yu committed suicide in 1935 at the age of 24.

2006 DVD edition

New Women (1935), black & white, 106 minutes, not rated.

Guangzhou Beauty Culture Communication Company,
unknown catalog number, unknown UPC number.
One single-sided, single-layered, Region 0 NTSC DVD-R disc, 1.33:1 aspect ratio image in full-frame 4:3 (720 x 480 pixels) interlaced scan MPEG-2 format, ? Mbps average video bit rate, ? kbps audio bit rate, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo sound, Chinese language intertitles, no foreign language subtitles?, chapter stops; standard DVD keepcase, unknown suggested retail price.
Release date: 1 December 2006.
Country of origin: China
This Chinese DVD edition has likely been mastered from a 16mm reduction print.

The film may be presented without a musical score.

If you need a copy of this film right away then you could pick-up this edition, but we suspect that it might be worthwhile waiting for a higher-quality edition to be released.

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Other CHINESE FILMS of the silent era available on home video.
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