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The Resource Anna May Wong : from laundryman's daughter to Hollywood legend, Graham Russell Gao Hodges

Anna May Wong : from laundryman's daughter to Hollywood legend, Graham Russell Gao Hodges

Label
Anna May Wong : from laundryman's daughter to Hollywood legend
Title
Anna May Wong
Title remainder
from laundryman's daughter to Hollywood legend
Statement of responsibility
Graham Russell Gao Hodges
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Anna May Wong was perhaps the best known Chinese American actresses 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. Her most famous film roles were in The Thief of Baghdad, Old Sa
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hodges, Graham Russell
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Wong, Anna May
  • Wong, Anna May
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • Chinese American women
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Chinese American women
  • Motion picture actors and actresses
  • United States
Label
Anna May Wong : from laundryman's daughter to Hollywood legend, Graham Russell Gao Hodges
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface to Second Edition; Acknowledgments; Introduction; List of Illustrations; One: Childhood; Two: Seeking Stardom; Three: Europe; Four: Atlantic Crossings; Five: China; Six: In the Service of the Motherland; Seven: Becoming Chinese American; Epilogue; Filmography; Television Appearances; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index; Plates
Control code
ocn795120409
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 272 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789882208902
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1kcqxq
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)795120409
Label
Anna May Wong : from laundryman's daughter to Hollywood legend, Graham Russell Gao Hodges
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: 2004
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface to Second Edition; Acknowledgments; Introduction; List of Illustrations; One: Childhood; Two: Seeking Stardom; Three: Europe; Four: Atlantic Crossings; Five: China; Six: In the Service of the Motherland; Seven: Becoming Chinese American; Epilogue; Filmography; Television Appearances; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index; Plates
Control code
ocn795120409
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 272 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789882208902
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1kcqxq
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)795120409

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