Gillian Chung's scenes were deleted prior to the film's release. Only shots of her back, possibly, remain.
stated that actually his most satisfying scene was cut. The scene was
the young Mei Lanfang's wedding. In it, his character You Yubai's mother
died of anger when You Yubai resigned his official post. That day also
happened to be Mei Lanfang's wedding. He went to congratulate the Mei
family but broke down as soon as he saw Mei Lanfang. Yet after crying he
still wished the new couple well with a smile. (This scene was excised as part of the Gillian Chung edit since she was in this scene.)