Anna May Wong: From Laundryman's Daughter to Hollywood Legend

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Anna May Wong was the best known Chinese American actress during Hollywood's golden age, a free spirit and embodiment of the flapper era much like Louise Brooks. She starred in over fifty movies between 1919 and 1960, sharing the screen with such luminaries as Douglas Fairbanks Sr. and Marlene Dietrich. Born in Los Angeles in 1905, Wong was the second daughter of six children born to a laundryman and his wife. Obsessed with film at a young age, she managed to secure a small part in a 1919 drama about the Boxer Rebellion. ...

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Anna May Wong: From Laundryman's Daughter to Hollywood Legend
2012, Hong Kong University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9789888139637

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Anna May Wong: From Laundryman's Daughter to Hollywood Legend
2005, Palgrave MacMillan

ISBN-13: 9781403967909

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Anna May Wong: From Laundryman's Daughter to Hollywood Legend
2004, Palgrave MacMillan, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312293192

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