Archive | October, 2014

An Evening with Nancy Kwan

19 Oct

In keeping with the Hollywood-looks-at-China theme of my last blog entry, I went right into THE WORLD OF SUZIE WONG (1960), a full-blown Hollywood romantic melodrama set and partly shot in Hong Kong and starring Nancy Kwan in her first film role, and then into two more Nancy Kwan movies, FLOWER DRUM SONG (1961) and THE WRECKING CREW (1968), all in preparation for “An Evening with Nancy Kwan” at the New-York Historical Society on October 15, 2014 in conjunction with the society’s current exhibit, “Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion.”

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