| ||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.