Chinese films of the 1940s


Chinese films of the 1940s
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List of Chinese films
1905–1919
1920s
1930s
1940s
1950s
1960s
1970s
1980s
1990s
2000s
2010s

This is a list of films produced in mainland China ordered by year of release in the 1940s.

For an alphabetical listing of Chinese films see Category:Chinese films.

Contents

1940

Title Director Actors Genre Notability
Bi yu zan Bu Wancang Chen Yunchang
Confucius Fei Mu Biographical/Historical

1941

Title Director Actors Genre Notability
Bi hai qing tian
Bi luo gong zhu Zhu Shilin
Family Bu Wancang,
Li Pingqian
Drama Adaptation of Ba Jin's novel
Princess Iron Fan Wan brothers Animation First Chinese animated feature film

1942

Title Director Actors Genre Notability
Biao zhun fu ren
Bo ai Bu Wancang,
Zhu Shilin
Chen Yunchang

1943

Title Director Actors Genre Notability
Bu qiu ren
Daughter of the Fisherman Bu Wancang Zhou Xuan Romance Yu Jia Nu
Eternity Bu Wancang,
Ma-Xu Weibang
Chen Yunchang Drama Controversial film on the Opium War, produced under the Japanese occupation

1944

Title Director Actors Genre Notability

1945

Title Director Actors Genre Notability
Dream of the Red Chamber Bu Wancang Zhou Xuan Drama Adaptation of the classic Chinese novel

1946

Title Director Actors Genre Notability
Phony Phoenixes Huang Zuolin Shi Hui Comedy

1947

Title Director Actors Genre Notability
Along the Sungari River Jin Shan Zhang Ruifang War
Dream in Paradise Tang Xiaodan Shangguan Yunzhu Drama
Eight Thousand Li of Cloud and Moon Shi Dongshan Bai Yang Drama
Emperor's Dream Animation
Long Live the Mistress! Sang Hu Shi Hui Drama
Night Inn Huang Zuolin Zhou Xuan,
Wei Wei
Drama Adaptation of Maxim Gorky's The Lower Depths
The Spring River Flows East Zheng Junli,
Cai Chusheng
Drama

1948

Title Director Actors Genre Notability
Go After an Easy Prey Animation North East Film Studio
Myriad of Lights Shen Fu Drama
Remorse at Death Fei Mu Mei Lanfang Musical/Opera First Chinese color film
Spring in a Small Town Fei Mu Wei Wei Romantic Drama Named the greatest Chinese language film made by the Hong Kong Film Awards

1949

Title Director Actors Genre Notability
Bridge Wang Bin War
Crows and Sparrows Zheng Junli Drama
Daughters of China Ling Zifeng
Zhai Qiang
War
Orphan on the Streets Zhao Ming,
Yan Gong
Wang Longji,
Lin Zhen
Drama Kunlun Film Company production, also known as The Winter of Three Hairs
Sorrows and Joys of Middle Age Sang Hu Shi Hui Drama
Three Women Chen Liting Sha Li,
Huang Zongying,
Shangguan Yunzhu
Drama Also known as Women Side by Side

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