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Anna May Wong Must Die! Media page

Anna May Wong Must Die! in the media. Print, web, broadcast, pictures and videos of Anna Chen's one-woman show about Hollywood legend, Anna May Wong.

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Anna May Wong Must Die! is Anna Chen's one-woman show about Hollywood's first Chinese movie star. This personal journey through the life and crimes of Anna May Wong grew from a half-hour programme about the actress, A Celestial Star In Piccadilly, broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2009, which Anna wrote and presented.

"I'd discovered her at an early age when, growing up in the East London borough of Hackney, I was the only Chinese kid in my school. I often wondered where everyone else was who looked like me.

"In the streets, men of a certain vintage would yell, 'Oy, you! Anna May Wong!' I thought, 'Blimey! How do they know my name's Anna?' And then I saw her. She was in an old black and white film on the telly. The tall Chinese screen goddess in Shanghai Express, blowing the blonde Teutonic Marlene Dietrich off the screen and blasting her way into my respect

"Up 'til then, my only role models had been Madam Mao and Imelda Marcos. I didn't know whether to start a revolution or steal a handbag. Now I could add stabbing villains to my options."

Part comedy, part social critique, this funny, fascinating look at the movie icon dismantles Chinese stereotypes and reveals the human side of the dragon lady of dragon ladies.

 

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"Charming, witty and sophisticated ... I am entranced, won over."
The Sunday Times

"Hard hitting and often hilarious ... arresting ... engrossing and provoking."
The Scotsman

"... sensitive, intelligent ... insistent and illuminating."
The Herald

"It's the stuff of brilliant satire ... riveting."
The List