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Evan Yang  ♂
Aliases:  Yi Wen,  Yik Man,  Yee Man
Born: November 26th, 1920



 
Filmography (1952-1972)
 
  Story (2 films)
    48 Hours in Escape (1959)    
    Girl with a Thousand Guises (1959)    
  Director (56 films)
    Notorious Woman (1953)    
    Blood-Stained Flowers (1954)    
    What Price Beauty ? (1955)    
    Blood Will Tell (1955)    
    Tokyo Interlude (1955)    
    Camille (1955)    
    Lady Balsam's Conquest (1955)    
    The Heroine (1955)    
    A Dark Wench (1956)    
    Over the Rolling Hills (1956)    
    Gloomy Sunday (1956)    
    Madame Butterfly (1956)    
    Blind Love (1956)    
    The Flame of Love (1956)    
    Happy Union (1957)    
    Riots at the Studio (1957)    
    Mambo Girl (1957)    
    Holiday Express (1957)    
    48 Hours in Escape (1959)    
    My Darling Sister (1959)    
    Too Young to Love (1959)    
    Our Dream Car (1959)    
    Air Hostess (1959)    
    Spring Song (1959)    
    Crimes of Passion (1959)    
    Bachelors Beware (1960)    
    Happily Ever After (1960)    
    The Loving Couple (1960)    
    Forever Yours (1960)    
    Corpses at Large (1960)    
    Miss Secretary (1960)    
    Family Bounds Tears (1960)    
    Sun, Moon and Star (Part 1) (1961)    
    Till the End of Time (1961)    
    Sun, Moon and Star (Part 2) (1961)    
    Ladies First (1962)    
    The Male Bride (1962)    
    It's Always Spring (1962)    
    Because of Her (1963)    
    Mad About Music (1963)    
    The Crisis (1964)    
    The Magic Lamp (1964)    
    The Imperial Lady (1964)    
    The Longest Night (1965)    
    Gun Fight at Lo Ma Lake (1966)    
    Forget Me Not (1966)    
    The Fugitive (1966)    
    The Wandering Knight (1967)    
    Isle of Gold (1967)    
    Springtime Affairs (1968)    
    The Search for Monita (1968)    
    The Boat Girl (1968)    
    Iron Bones (1969)    
    Unconquered (1970)    
    The Magnificent Gunfighter (1970)    
    The Decisive Battle (1972)    
  Actor (1 film)
    Spring Song (1959)    
  Writer (53 films)
    A Woman's Stifled Desires (1952)    
    Portrait of a Lady (1952)    
    Long Live the Bride (1952)    
    A Woman of Throbbing Passions (1953)    
    Flower of Wealth (1953)    
    Diary of a Husband (1953)    
    Do Not Forget Tonight (1953)    
    Mr. Handsome (1953)    
    The Beauty and the Dumb (1954)    
    A Wrong Move (1954)    
    Blood-Stained Flowers (1954)    
    What Price Beauty ? (1955)    
    Camille (1955)    
    The Magic Monk and His Double (1955)    
    The Heroine (1955)    
    The Story of a Fur Coat (1956)    
    A Dark Wench (1956)    
    Gloomy Sunday (1956)    
    Happy Union (1957)    
    Riots at the Studio (1957)    
    Half Way Down (1957)    
    Mambo Girl (1957)    
    Holiday Express (1957)    
    48 Hours in Escape (1959)    
    Lady on the Roof (1959)    
    My Darling Sister (1959)    
    Air Hostess (1959)    
    Spring Song (1959)    
    Our Dream Car (1959)    
    Bachelors Beware (1960)    
    Dreams Come True (1960)    
    The Loving Couple (1960)    
    Forever Yours (1960)    
    Miss Secretary (1960)    
    Happily Ever After (1960)    
    It's Always Spring (1962)    
    The Male Bride (1962)    
    Because of Her (1963)    
    Mad About Music (1963)    
    The Crisis (1964)    
    Three Charming Smiles (1964)    
    The Magic Lamp (1964)    
    The Longest Night (1965)    
    Fairy, Ghost, Vixen (1965)    
    Gun Fight at Lo Ma Lake (1966)    
    Forget Me Not (1966)    
    The Fugitive (1966)    
    Stormy Pearls (1968)    
    The Boat Girl (1968)    
    Iron Bones (1969)    
    Unconquered (1970)    
    Trilogy of Swordsmanship (1972)    
    The Decisive Battle (1972)    
 
 
Biography
 
  Died 1978.

Other sources: Date of birth 1920, November 26th.

Yi Wen (pseudonym which means "easy article") was born in Wuhsien city, Jiangsu Province (eastern China, near Shanghai). After his graduation in the Saint John's University of Shanghai he is appointed editor director in a newspaper of Chongqing. After the Sino-Japanese War he became editor-in-chief of the "Peace Daily Newspaper" and published eight novels. In 1949 he wrote his first film screenplay, but his career as screenwriter actually began in 1952. Soon he became a reputed film director and also directed the first motion picture in color made in China in 1956, "Blood Will Tell". This same year he joined Motion Picture & General Investment Co. Ltd., later Cathay, and until 1970 he made 36 works for this company.