Chinese and Western culture to meet in a film about ‘Vinegar Joe’ Stilwell

Society & Culture

The polarizing character of General Joseph Stilwell "may be just the figure to fill theater seats in both the United States and China," writes Michael Cieply, "or so goes the thinking behind a new film project being backed by China's Pegasus Media Group in partnership with the Hollywood producers Michael Shamberg and Alan Greisman."

Credit: General Joseph "Vinegar Joe" Stillwell, commander of U.S. Armies in the China, Burma, and India Theater, proudly wears his newly received four stars on his collar and the tag on his jeep. October 26, 1944. He was recently promoted to the rank of Full General.(AP Photo)