Golden Gate Girl

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Golden Gate Girl
Traditional 金門女
Simplified 金门女
Mandarin Jīn Mén Nǔ
Cantonese Gam1 Mun4 Neoi2
Directed by Kwan Man ChingEsther Eng
Produced by Charlie Low
Written by Kwan Man Ching
Starring Tso Yee ManWong Ho SingBruce Lee
Cinematography J. Sunn
Edited by Kwan Man Ching
Release dates
  • 27 May 1941 (1941-05-27)
Running time
110 minutes
Country Hong Kong
Language Cantonese

Golden Gate Girl, also known as Tears in San Francisco or Jinmen Nü is a Cantonese language film made in San Francisco in 1941, directed by Esther Eng and veteran filmmaker Moon Kwan or Kwan Man Ching, the film was released in San Francisco but wasn't shown in Asian until 1946. The film is notable as it marked the film debut of Bruce Lee, just an infant at the time.[1]

Stories about the making of Golden Gate Girl is reflected in a 2014 feature documentary titled Golden Gate Girls directed by S. Louisa Wei, who constructed the story around the life and time of woman film pioneer Esther Eng.[2]