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    Daughter of Shanghai (Paramount, 1937). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    The first Chinese-American movie star, Anna May Wong, a highly regarded and talented actress, had a series of major roles in successful films through the 1920s and 1930s. Unfortunately, these parts slowly dwindled during the 1940s due to racism and the "Yellow Peril" Americans felt during the war with Japan. She stars here in the lead role, as Lan Ying Lin, in this suspenseful crime drama directed by Robert Florey. Lin is hunting down her father's killers and aiding FBI agent Kim Lee (Philip Ahn) in an investigation into human traffickers played by J. Carrol Naish and Larry "Buster" Crabbe. This spectacular poster is in excellent condition and has been professionally restored to address minor issues of fold wear, and a small hole and tear in the top fold. Offered here, for the first time, is the rare one sheet which features a gorgeous portrait of the star and an action scene inset with two of the smaller bit players, one of whom is Anthony Quinn. Very Fine on Linen.


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