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Release Date:
11 October 1984 (Hong Kong) See more »
In 1937 Shanghai, a soon-to-depart soldier meets a young woman under a bridge during a Japanese air raid... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Kenny Bee ... Tung Kwok-Man

Sylvia Chang ... Shu-Shu

Sally Yeh ... Stool
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ken Boyle ... Rude Caucasian
Nam-Ngan Cheung
Henry Fong
Ging Man Fung ... Bald Rich Man
Hark-On Fung ... Ma
Wellington Fung
Yun-Chuen Geung
Man Huang
Anna Law
Loletta Lee ... Chicken Fung
Yiu-ming Leung
King Wah Lo (as Lionel Lo)
Ka-Wah Lui
Kong Lung ... Big Boss
Helen Ma ... Chow Siu-sin
Yin-leung Ma
Hon Keung Ng
Gwa-Pau Sai ... Rich Man who pinches Stool's behind

Fui-On Shing ... Dummy
Kin-Hang Siu
Siu-Lam Tang
Ching Tien ... Uncle Twenty
Yu Ting (as Yue Ding)
Do-Mei Tsang
Hung Tse

Hark Tsui ... Pedestrian Who Gets Soaked
Lu Tung

Manfred Wong

Fung Woo ... Manager Mo

Directed by
Hark Tsui 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Koon-Chung Chan 
Cheuk-Hon Szeto 
Raymond To 

Produced by
Hark Tsui .... producer
Original Music by
James Wong 
Cinematography by
Chi Kwan Oh 
Film Editing by
Siu Sum Chew 
Production Design by
Hing Yee Ah Yeung 
Costume Design by
Ngan-Ying Poon 
Makeup Department
Yuk-Mui Wan .... hair stylist
Jan-Hoi Yam .... makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Chen-Hua Li .... assistant director: taiwan unit
Sing-Pui O .... assistant director
Kwok Chi Tsang .... assistant director
Art Department
Kwok-Leung Lee .... props
Sound Department
Sek-Kei Kwong .... sound effects editor
Cheuk-Hon Szeto .... dialogue editor
Yu Ting .... music editor
Chi-Keung Chiu .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Chi-Keung Chiu .... action photographer

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Shang Hai zhi yen" - Hong Kong (original title)
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103 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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10 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Entertaining Musical Comedy, 30 May 2002
Author: donlhumphries from Australia

"Shanghai Blues" (English title) is spoken in Cantonese, but has English subtitles - in the version I saw. It's a most entertaining comedy with catchy tunes, and well worth viewing. The slapstick comedy action and farcical scenes, provide the humor; while romance is the general theme. Thoroughly recommended. Should be a classic.

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