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Yan Jun (1)
Yim Chun,  Yen Chun,  Yim Jun (2),  Yen Chuan,  Yien Chuen,  Yen Tsun
Born: December 17th, 1917 (Beijing, China) - Died: August 18th, 1980





 
Filmography (1939-1972)
 
  Producer (3 films)
    Laughter and Tears (1958)    
    Story of Lu Siniang (1958)    
    A Romantic Lady (1959)    
  Director (45 films)
    Lover Eternal (1953)    
    Singing Under the Moon (1953)    
    Spring Is in the Air (1954)    
    Miss Kikuko (1956)    
    Golden Phoenix (1956)    
    The Orphan Girl (1956)    
    Rainstorm in Chinatown (1956)    
    Autumn Affair (1956)    
    The Chase (1956)    
    Nonya and Baba (1956)    
    The Greatest Circus on Earth (1957)    
    The Frosty Night (1957)    
    No Time for Love (1957)    
    The Valley of the Lost Soul (1957)    
    A Marriage for Love (1957)    
    Laughter and Tears (1958)    
    The Story of Yuan Yuan Hong (1958)    
    A Romantic Lady (1959)    
    The Long Voyage Home (1959)    
    The Pink Murder (1959)    
    Appointment with Death (1959)    
    A Shot in the Dark (1960)    
    I, Murderer (1961)    
    Angel of the Wilderness (1962)    
    Bride Napping (1962)    
    The Black Fox (1962)    
    Mung Li Chuen (1963)    
    Three Sinners (1963)    
    A Maid from Heaven (1963)    
    Between Tears and Laughter (1964)    
    The Story of Qin Xiang-Lian (1964)    
    Liang San Poh and Chu Ing Tai (1964)    
    The Grand Substitution (1965)    
    Squadron 77 (1965)    
    That Man in Chang-An (1967)    
    Moonlight Serenade (1967)    
    Lady Jade Locket (1967)    
    Mist Over Dream Lake (1968)    
    That Fiery Girl (1968)    
    Revenge of a Beautiful Ghost (1970)    
    The Iron Buddha (1970)    
    The Twins (1971)    
    The Jade Faced Assassin (1971)    
    The Widow Takes Revenge (1971)    
    I Live for You (1972)    
  Actor (112 films)
    The New Hell (1939)    
    Romance of Su San (1940)    
    Dr. Li and Dongfang Shuo (1940)    
    Autumn (1942)    
    Spring (1942) ... Gao Ke-Ding
    Floating Clouds Cover the Moon (1943)    
    A Good Name for Generations (1943)    
    Mei Niang Qu (1943)    
    Bright Future (1943)    
    Fairy Ling Bo (1943)    
    Torrent (1943)    
    Xiao Sheng Lei Hen (1944)    
    Colorful (1944) ... Li Yong-Qiao
    Tian Cong Ren Yuan (1944)    
    Xi Xue Mo Wang (1944)    
    Yue Fu Yan Yun (1944)    
    The Grand Hotel (1945)    
    Struggle (1945)    
    Spring Over the Lake (1947)    
    The Lucky One (1947)    
    Mother and Child (1947)    
    Zhu Guang Bao Qi (1948)    
    Silent Asking Firmament (1948)    
    Three Graduates (1948)    
    Topsy-Turvy (1948)    
    A Prostitute (1948)    
    Meet Each Other Everywhere (1948)    
    Tong Shi Tian Ya Lun Lao Ren (1948)    
    That Wonderful Age (1949)    
    The Lexicon of Love (1949)    
    An Unfaithful Woman (1949) ... Judge Chen Tao-Sheng
    Blood-Stained Begonia (1949) ... Third Master Ma
    Miss Du Jin (1950)    
    A Strange Woman (1950) ... Warlord
    Fury in Their Hearts (1950) ... Xie Hu
    The Vampire (1950)    
    The Flower Street (1950) ... Xiao Hu
    The Awful Truth (1950) ... Pan Chung-Fu
    Home, Sweet Home (1950)    
    Modern Girl (1951) ... Lin Zhi-Hua
    The Joy of Spring (1951)    
    A Moment of Bliss (1952) ... Zhao Jin-Sheng
    Modern Red Chamber Dream (1952) ... Jia Bao-Yu
    Nonya (1952) ... Hsu Bing Hung
    Fatal Attraction (1952)    
    The Stormy Night (1952)    
    Unknown Father (1952)    
    Lover Eternal (1953)    
    Meal Time (1953)    
    Marriage Affair (1953) ... Lu Chih Ming
    Night and Every Night (1953) ... Hei San
    Singing Under the Moon (1953) ... Lao Er/Cui's grandfather
    The Magic World of Filmdom (1953)    
    General Chai and Lady Balsam (1953) ... General Tsai Sung-Po
    The Story of Begonia (1953)    
    The Wind Withers (1954)    
    Spring Is in the Air (1954) ... Huang Yi Zhe
    Unspeakable Truths (1955) ... Yang Shih-Sheng
    Night Homecoming (1955)    
    Miss Kikuko (1956) ... Chen Da-Kang
    Fisherman's Delight (1956) ... Huang Zi Jian
    Golden Phoenix (1956) ... Er Niu Zi
    The Orphan Girl (1956) ... Luo Shide
    Love Is Like a Running Brook (1956) ... Feng Chen Hua
    Merry-Go-Round (1956) ... Doctor Liu
    Rainstorm in Chinatown (1956)    
    Siren, Parts I and II (1956) ... Xia Zong De
    Autumn Affair (1956)    
    The Chase (1956) ... Wu Feng
    Nonya and Baba (1956)    
    The Greatest Circus on Earth (1957) ... Liu Yingjie
    The Frosty Night (1957)    
    Hong Kong Tokyo Honeymoon (1957) ... Li Shao Xing
    No Time for Love (1957)    
    The Valley of the Lost Soul (1957) ... Tong Da Yuan
    A Marriage for Love (1957)    
    Happy Union (1957)    
    Laughter and Tears (1958) ... Tao Zu Tai
    The Story of Yuan Yuan Hong (1958)    
    Story of Lu Siniang (1958)    
    A Romantic Lady (1959) ... Lei Yi-Ming
    Darling Daughter (1959)    
    The Long Voyage Home (1959)    
    The Pink Murder (1959) ... Chen Shan-Fu
    The Wild Girl (1960)    
    I, Murderer (1961)    
    Yang Kwei Fei (1962) ... Emperor
    The Black Fox (1962)    
    Mung Li Chuen (1963)    
    The Empress Wu Tse-tien (1963) ... Minister Chui Yau Gung
    Three Sinners (1963) ... Master Song Jiang (Sun Chiang)
    A Maid from Heaven (1963) ... God Er Lang San
    The Story of Qin Xiang-Lian (1964) ... Judge Bao
    Liang San Poh and Chu Ing Tai (1964) ... Ying-Tai's father
    Gan Jin Xiao Jie (1965)    
    The Grand Substitution (1965) ... Cheng Ying
    Squadron 77 (1965) ... Chung Kuo Chiang
    That Man in Chang-An (1967) ... Cao Wu
    Moonlight Serenade (1967) ... Huang Er
    My Dreamboat (1967) ... Dr Du Yi
    Mist Over Dream Lake (1968) ... Chang Yi Wei
    Revenge of a Beautiful Ghost (1970)    
    A Place to Call Home (1970) ... Jang Chunyin
    The Iron Buddha (1970) ... Bao Yilong
    The Twins (1971)    
    Five Plus Five (1971) ... 1st son-in-law Kuo-Hsiang
    The Jade Faced Assassin (1971) ... Lan Cun-Xiu
    The Widow Takes Revenge (1971) ... Village chief
    Unsung Heroes of the Wilderness (1971) ... Bai Lang (White Wolf)
    Huo Tang De Ai Ren (1972)    
    Love Affairs (1972)    
    Impetuous Fire (1972) ... Tommy's father
  Presenter (1 film)
    The Story of Qin Xiang-Lian (1964)    
  Writer (4 films)
    Miss Kikuko (1956)    
    A Marriage for Love (1957)    
    Mist Over Dream Lake (1968)    
    The Twins (1971)    
 
 
Biography
 
 

His parent were from Nanjing. As a teen he attended Peking Fujen University and Shanghai's Da Xia University. In 1938 Yen debuted in "The New Hell" as an actor. In 1953 he branched out and made his directorial debut with "Love Eternal". He then went on to direct over 50 films such as "The Bride Napping", "Three Sinners", "Squadron 77", "The Grand Substitution" and "That Fiery Girl". Was married to Lee Lai Wah in 1959. In 1972 Yen developed heart problems and so he retired from film, moved to New York. Then in August of 1980 he died at the age of 63 in the United States.

From the Celestial DVD release of "The Jade Faced Assassin".