The first Chinese-American movie star, Anna May Wong (1905 – 61) truly broke down barriers. Her career continues to fascinate, mainly because her charisma and talent far transgressed the stereotypical exotic roles she was often cast in. She was also an exceptional style icon, mixing Western and Chinese dress for a spectacular Art Deco look.

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Wong, Anna May

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Anny May Wong Dangerous to Know

Anna May Wong

Anna May Wong Dangerous to Know

All images: Dr Macro’s


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