Our 20th episode features our beloved co-host Florian Duijsens spilling the details on Hollywood actress and Berlin favourite Anna May Wong. Recorded live at ACUD as part of our series on dead Berlin ladies, and produced and presented by Susan Stone in February 2019.
Here are a few of the many available shots of Anna looking ravishing and yet thoroughly modern:
And here she is with some other famous faces:
A couple of movie posters:
Listen to Billie Holiday singing the song inspired by Anna May Wong: “These Foolish Things (Remind Me of You)”.
Want to read more? Florian recommends Graham R.G. Hodges’ Anna May Wong: From Laundryman’s Daughter to Hollywood Legend and Anthony B. Chan’s Perpetually Cool: The Many Lives of Anna May Wong.
To finish, here’s Anna May Wong contemplating some goldfish:
Our theme music is “Little Lily Swing” by Tri-Tachyon.
Thanks for listening! We’ll be back with a new episode in March.