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Evan Yang
Yi Wen,  Yik Man,  Yee Man
Born: November 26th, 1920 (China)



 
Filmography (1952-1975)
 
  Story (2 films)
    Girl with a Thousand Guises (1959)    
    48 Hours in Escape (1959)    
  Lyrics (1 film)
    Cohabitation (1975)    
  Director (56 films)
    Notorious Woman (1953)    
    Blood-Stained Flowers (1954)    
    The Heroine (1955)    
    What Price Beauty? (1955)    
    Lady Balsam's Conquest (1955)    
    Camille (1955)    
    Tokyo Interlude (1955)    
    Blood Will Tell (1955)    
    The Flame of Love (1956)    
    Blind Love (1956)    
    Madame Butterfly (1956)    
    Gloomy Sunday (1956)    
    Over the Rolling Hills (1956)    
    A Dark Wench (1956)    
    Holiday Express (1957)    
    Mambo Girl (1957)    
    Riots at the Studio (1957)    
    Happy Union (1957)    
    Crimes of Passion (1959)    
    Spring Song (1959)    
    Air Hostess (1959)    
    Our Dream Car (1959)    
    Too Young to Love (1959)    
    My Darling Sister (1959)    
    48 Hours in Escape (1959)    
    Miss Secretary (1960)    
    Corpses at Large (1960)    
    Forever Yours (1960)    
    The Loving Couple (1960)    
    Happily Ever After (1960)    
    Bachelors Beware (1960)    
    Family Bounds Tears (1960)    
    Till the End of Time (1961)    
    Sun, Moon and Star (Part 1) (1961)    
    Sun, Moon and Star (Part 2) (1961)    
    It's Always Spring (1962)    
    The Male Bride (1962)    
    Ladies First (1962)    
    Mad About Music (1963)    
    Because of Her (1963)    
    The Imperial Lady (1964)    
    The Magic Lamp (1964)    
    The Crisis (1964)    
    The Longest Night (1965)    
    The Fugitive (1966)    
    Forget Me Not (1966)    
    Gun Fight at Lo Ma Lake (1966)    
    Isle of Gold (1967)    
    The Wandering Knight (1967)    
    The Boat Girl (1968)    
    The Search for Monita (1968)    
    Springtime Affairs (1968)    
    Iron Bones (1969)    
    The Magnificent Gunfighter (1970)    
    Unconquered (1970)    
    The Decisive Battle (1972)    
  Actor (1 film)
    Spring Song (1959)    
  Writer (55 films)
    Long Live the Bride (1952)    
    A Woman's Stifled Desires (1952)    
    Portrait of a Lady (1952)    
    A Broken-Hearted Nurse (1953)    
    Do Not Forget Tonight (1953)    
    Diary of a Husband (1953)    
    Mr. Handsome (1953)    
    Flower of Wealth (1953)    
    The Lost Generation (1953)    
    A Woman of Throbbing Passions (1953)    
    Blood-Stained Flowers (1954)    
    A Wrong Move (1954)    
    The Beauty and the Dumb (1954)    
    The Heroine (1955)    
    What Price Beauty? (1955)    
    The Magic Monk and His Double (1955)    
    Camille (1955)    
    Gloomy Sunday (1956)    
    A Dark Wench (1956)    
    The Story of a Fur Coat (1956)    
    Holiday Express (1957)    
    Mambo Girl (1957)    
    Half Way Down (1957)    
    Riots at the Studio (1957)    
    Happy Union (1957)    
    Spring Song (1959)    
    Air Hostess (1959)    
    Our Dream Car (1959)    
    My Darling Sister (1959)    
    Lady on the Roof (1959)    
    48 Hours in Escape (1959)    
    Miss Secretary (1960)    
    Forever Yours (1960)    
    The Loving Couple (1960)    
    Happily Ever After (1960)    
    Dreams Come True (1960)    
    Bachelors Beware (1960)    
    It's Always Spring (1962)    
    The Male Bride (1962)    
    Mad About Music (1963)    
    Because of Her (1963)    
    The Magic Lamp (1964)    
    Three Charming Smiles (1964)    
    The Crisis (1964)    
    Fairy, Ghost, Vixen (1965)    
    The Longest Night (1965)    
    The Fugitive (1966)    
    Forget Me Not (1966)    
    Gun Fight at Lo Ma Lake (1966)    
    The Boat Girl (1968)    
    Stormy Pearls (1968)    
    Iron Bones (1969)    
    Unconquered (1970)    
    The Decisive Battle (1972)    
    Trilogy of Swordsmanship (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.