A SPRAY OF PLUM BLOSSOMS
Ruan Lingyu, Jin Yan, Gao Zhanfei, Lin Chuchu, Wang Cilong
TWO STARS IN THE MILKY WAY
Director: Dongsan Shi
Cast: Violet Wong, Raymond King
A SPRAY OF PLUM BLOSSOMS:
Adapted from Shakespeare's "The Two Gentlemen Of Verona," this film is set in 1920s China. Hu Luting and Bai Lede are both graduates from the Shanghai Military Academy.Hu Zhuli (Hu's sister) and Bai are in love. Hu is set to Canton under General Shi's command. Shi Luohua, the general's daughter, falls in love with Hu. Later, Bai joins his friend in Canton and feels attracted by Miss Shi. From then on, the two young men become rivals.
TWO STARS IN THE MILKY WAY: Yan, a well-known actor, meets Li, a pretty singer who is to play with him in a film adaptation of an old Chinese play. The film is a success for both actors who soon become an ideal couple in real life too. But Yan forgot to mention he was married. A disillusioned Li abandons the film world and returns to the countryside to live with her father.