Arthur Dong Set includes both:
Hollywood Chinese: The Chinese in American Feature Films presents an intimate look at the Chinese American role and influence in Hollywood, from some of the earliest films set in America’s Chinatowns to the contemporary artists remaking the face of Hollywood. Filled with more than 500 stunning, vintage photographs, movie posters, lobby cards and assorted ephemera based on the author’s extraordinary personal collection, this lavish coffee-table book’s richly illustrated pages show the myths, misconceptions, and memorable moments of the Chinese in film.
Forbidden City, USA:Chinatown Nightclubs, 1936-1970 captures the magic and glamour of the Chinatown nightclub scene, which peaked in San Francisco during World War II. Inspired by the research for his documentary by the same name, filmmaker and writer Arthur Dong transformed previously unpublished personal stories, along with over four-hundred stunning images and rare artifacts, into a sexy and insightful chronicle of Asian American performers who defied racial and
cultural barriers to pursue their showbiz dreams.