JUMP CUT
A REVIEW OF CONTEMPORARY MEDIA

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Romantic comedies of Cathay - MP&GI in the 1950s and 60s: language, locality, and urban character

Kenny K. K. Ng

Kenny K. K. Ng is a research assistant professor of the humanities at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He teaches film and comparative literature with a focus on the greater China region. He is currently writing a book on modern Chinese fiction and historical imagination. His upcoming project is dealing with Chinese cinema in the Cold War period and East-West cultural relations. He can be reached via hmkng@ust.hk.