Cinema: The New Pictures, Oct. 1, 1956

Yang Kwei Fei (Daiei; Buena Vista). Once upon a time, a thousand years ago. there lived a lonely emperor in old Cathay. His wife had died in the bloom of her youth, and he was inconsolable. In the morning when his ministers brought him the leading questions of the day, in the evening when they brought him the fairest maidens of the realm, the emperor only sighed and sent them away. Only in his music could he find surcease, and with his lute he whiled the sorrowing hours away. Aha. thought an ambitious general, if I can find the woman who...

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