Film - Daughter of Shanghai

September 14, 2023 7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Movie poster for Daughter of Shanghai (1937), starring Anna May Wong.

Thursday, September 14, 2023 @ 7:00pm

Created as a star vehicle for Anna May Wong, this B-movie thriller is notable for featuring two Asian American actors as sympathetic leads. Wong and Philip Ahn, Hollywood's first Asian American G-man, unmask white villainy in their investigation of a smuggling ring of undocumented immigrants. With Charles Bickford, Buster Crabbe, Cecil Cunningham, J. Carrol Naish, and a young Anthony Quinn as one of the smugglers.

1937. Not rated. Run time: 62 minutes.

A part of the “Breathing Fire: A Celebration of Anna May Wong” Series, this film will be introduced by Megan Ferry, Professor of Chinese at Union College


GE Theatre @ Proctors
432 State Street
Schenectady, NY 12305