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American Women in European Early Cinema

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In the late 1920s, female American performers pursued opportunity in Europe: Dancer and entertainer Josephine Baker (1906-1975) sought to escape racial prejudice; actress Louise Brooks (1906-1985) left at the behest of German director G. W. Pabst; and actress Anna Mae Wong (1905-1961) had been typecast and passed over in favor of non-Asian actresses. Baker became the toast of Paris making three movies, notably Zouzou (1934) with Jean Gabin; for her work in the Resistance during WWII she was made Chevalier of the Légion d'honneur. Brooks is remembered as Lulu in Pabst’s Pandora’s Box (1929). Wong appeared in an operetta in Austria and in movies in Germany and England. She is best known for her role in Piccadilly (1929) where she competes against Gilda Gray as dancer and for the love of a man.

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Thu

CE South Building

Donald Gluck 



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Registration Closes On
Thursday, August 16, 2018 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
8/16/2018 - 8/16/2018 Weekly - Thu 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Albuquerque, CE South Building  Map, Room: 109 Donald Gluck