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Minxin Film Company
also called "China Sun" Film Company was one of the earliest movie studios in the history of Chinese cinema

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  1. Established in 1922 in Hong Kong by director and actor Lai Man-wai, the so called "Father of Hong Kong Cinema," Minxin eventually moved to Shanghai in 1926 after economic turmoil in Hong Kong made production there near impossible

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  2. By the end of the 1920s, however, the company was in dire financial straits, as it struggled to compete with the much larger Mingxing Film Company as well as other studios, such as the Shaw Brothers' Tianyi Film Company

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  3. ultimately saved by Lai's old friend Luo Mingyou, who suggested a pooling of resources to create a new company - the famous Lianhua Studios

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  4. Thus, in 1930, Minxin Film Company was absorbed into the newly formed Lianhua

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