Nancy Kwan

Hollywood Chinese

Interview Outtakes

Watch interview outtakes from the film, including Writer Amy Tan on Orientalism in films, director Ang Lee on the success of the Kung Fu genre, actor Nancy Kwan on meeting Fred Astaire on the set of “Flower Drum Song”, and more. Outtakes courtesy DeepFocus Productions, Inc. and Hollywood Chinese the film.

Hollywood Chinese


From the sexed-up Suzie Wong to the kung fu fighting Bruce Lee, American Masters tackles issues of race and representation in Hollywood Chinese. The 90-minute film illuminates a century of Chinese American cinematic history, from rare silent classics such as Marion Wong’s The Curse of Quon Gwon (1916) to the contemporary critical and commercial success […]