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Daughter of the Dragon

This major biography of Anna May Wong, Hollywood’s first great Chinese American actress, is a revealing look at her startling talent and the limitations she faced due to racism and cultural biases.

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Review of ‘Daughter of the Dragon’

Anna May Wong (1905-1961) was Hollywood’s first great Chinese American actress. At 15, she had her first starring role in a silent film. Shortly thereafter, she played opposite film legend Douglas Fairbanks in The Thief of Bagdad (at 5 feet, 7 inches, she was taller than him). She was a friend, and perhaps a lover,…

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