National Geographic : 1938 Feb
Photograph by Julius Eigner NORMA SHEARER AND LESLIE HOWARD THRILL MOVIE AUDIENCES IN NANKING, TOO "Romeo and Juliet" was the headliner when this photograph of the State Cinema was taken. One of the capital's newest buildings, seating 2,000, itisas modernistic in design as most up-to-date theaters in the United States. There are about 55 Chinese studios, but most of themare not equipped toturn out elaborate productions. Miss Butterfly Wu is a leading Chinese movie star.