While local Mandarin films were experiencing a local box office slump during a brief period in the early 70s, former Shaw director/production manager Yuan Chiu Feng reportedly announced in a Taipei press conference that 'Xian nu xia fan' aka 'The Human Goddess' was to be the first Mandarin language feature to be sent over to the United States for patented single strip 70mm Cinerama formatting to tailor it for local D-150 exhibition at Shaw Brother's own Cinerama equipped Pearl Theatre in Hong Kong.