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Anna May Wong Dead Ladies Show Podcast

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In this episode, Dead Ladies Show co-founder Florian Duijsens introduces us to the fabulous Anna May Wong, the first Chinese American Hollywood star.

Born & raised in California, she began acting at 14. Tiring of all the interesting Asian parts going to white actors, while she played stereotyped roles – Anna May left for Europe in 1928, where she was greeted as a star. After her return to the States, she finally got leading Hollywood roles – but racism continued to affect her career & private lif

In this episode, Dead Ladies Show co-founder Florian Duijsens introduces us to the fabulous Anna May Wong, the first Chinese American Hollywood star.

Born & raised in California, she began acting at 14. Tiring of all the interesting Asian parts going to white actors, while she played stereotyped roles – Anna May left for Europe in 1928, where she was greeted as a star. After her return to the States, she finally got leading Hollywood roles – but racism continued to affect her career & private lif

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