28 December 2003

Anna May Wong

Today's edition of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin carries a long, interesting, illustrated feature story by Nadine Kam on the pioneering Asian American film star Anna May Wong (1905-1961). The timing of the feature coincides with a screening of Wong's silent-era film Piccadilly at the Honolulu Academy of Arts, and more generally with Palgrave Macmillan's marketing blitz on behalf of a new biography of her by Colgate University professor Graham Russell Hodges entitled Anna May Wong: From Laundryman's Daughter to Hollywood Legend scheduled for release in January 2004. (This announcement has been brought to you by yet another witting shill for Palgrave Macmillan.)

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