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Questions of Otherness: From Opium Pipes to Apple Pie

Naomi Greene

in From Fu Manchu to Kung Fu Panda: Images of China in American Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838355
eISBN:
9780824869755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838355.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines three American films that take us from otherness to sameness and reflect the swing of the pendulum governing images of China that took place in the 1930s: Josef von Sternberg’s ... More


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

Graham Russell Gao Hodges

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9789888139637
eISBN:
9789882208698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139637.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This is a biography of Anna May Wong, legendary Chinese American actress. Its covers her upbringing as second-generation Chinese America in Los Angeles. It uncovers early career in Silent Films, ... More


Bagging Game on Safari, Losing The Good Earth

Michael Sragow

in Victor Fleming: An American Movie Master

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813144412
eISBN:
9780813145235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813144412.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

After finishing The Farmer Takes a Wife, Fleming and a friend went on a long safari in what is now Kenya. He shot big game and returned to the U.S. revitalized and ready to take on his next big ... More


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