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Anna May Wong USO Photo Archive. 1940s. Lot of fifteen photographs of famous Chinese American actress Anna May Wong (1905-1961) while touring with the USO during WWII. As the best known Chinese American film actress of her generation, Wong became active in the Chinese cause against Japan, including entertaining American troops. From the estate of American night club entertainer and comedian Myles Bell, who was in Wong’s USO troupe, and who later became Christine Jorgensen’s stage partner. Several unpublished. The largest 4x 6”. Includes two copies of an advertising flyer for the “Overseas Division of USO Camp Shows” and a May 28, 1944 issue of APO 724 magazine, Bulldozer, all announcing Wong’s and Bell’s appearance.
Anna May Wong USO Photo Archive.
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Minimum Bid: $150.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $312.50
Estimate: $300 - $400
Number Bids: 4
Auction closed on Saturday, February 2, 2019.
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