Anna May Wong - Frosted Yellow Willows: Her Life, Times and Legend (NR)

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Anna May Wong ~Frosted Yellow Willows: Her Life,Times, and Legend is a story about a Chinese American woman who endured many hardships and heartaches to become an international film star. From humble beginnings in a Chinese laundry, she went on to star in pictures such as Technicolor's Toll of the Sea (1922), E.A. Dupont's Piccadilly (1929) and Josef von Sternberg's Shanghai Express (1932) with Marlene Dietrich. Never one to rest on her laurels, Anna would utilize her fame to aid her country and the country of her ancestors during times of war. Her body of work establishes her as a true pioneer of early

cinema.

Elaine Mae Woo

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