Katya Knyazeva (avezink) wrote,
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This stunning cover of The Star 明星 magazine (1933)


Xu Lai, Standard Beauty of the Orient (徐来 东方标准美人). Image: 明星 (1933) 第1卷 第3期

This bath scene from the movie Spring's Eve got her in trouble with the more prudish audiences:

Image: The Cosmopolitan 大众画报 (1933 年 [ 第2期 ,25页)

Tags: 1930s, 1933, cinema, magazine, shanghai
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