Have a look at http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC/imagesasians.html
Most of the stuff is commercially available from most mass market sources
(amazon, facets, etc.)
Your colleague should definitely consider Griffith's Broken Blossoms (1919)
The Bitter Tea of General Yen (1932; dir Frank Capra)
Black Magic (Charlie Chan in Meeting at Midnight)(1932) (a Charlie Chan
with Sidney Toler)
The Fu Manch series (with Boris Karloff) (eg The Mask of Fu Manchu (1932) )
Mr. Wong series (with Boris Karloff) (eg Mr. Wong, Detective (1938) )
Dragon Seed (1944)
Flash Gordon films (some avail on video) with
<http://us.imdb.com/name/nm0585481/>Charles Middleton as Ming the Merciless
Good Earth (1937)
Lost Horizon (1937) (dir Frank Capra)
Mr Moto series (with Peter Lorre) (eg
Moto's Last Warning (1939) )
Shadows (1922) (with Lon Chaney)
At 11:05 AM 1/15/2004, you wrote:
>I have a colleague looking for some examples of
>(early) US films that had Asians portrayed by American
>actors. He's making a film on the current state of
>affairs for Asian-American actors. Titles and/or
>distributors would be a great help.
>Columbia College Chicago
>Film & Video Dept.
>Michael Rabiger Center for Documentary
>Do you Yahoo!?
>Yahoo! Hotjobs: Enter the "Signing Bonus" Sweepstakes
>Videolib mailing list
Media Resources Center
"In societies where modern conditions of production prevail,
all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of
Content-Type: text/html; charset="us-ascii"
I have a colleague looking for some examples of
(early) US films that had Asians portrayed by American
actors. He's making a film on the current state of
affairs for Asian-American actors. Titles and/or
distributors would be a great help.
Columbia College Chicago
Film & Video Dept.
Michael Rabiger Center for Documentary
Do you Yahoo!?
Yahoo! Hotjobs: Enter the "Signing Bonus" Sweepstakes
Videolib mailing list