Bibliography

China Dolls Bibliography

Clubs & Performers

Ching, Larry. Till the End of Time. Forbidden City, 2003. CD.

Chun, Gloria Heyung. Of Orphans & Warriors: Inventing Chinese American Culture and Identity. Rutgers University Press, 2000. Print.

Dong, Lorraine. “The Forbidden City Legacy and its Chinese American Women.” Asian American Women and Gender: A Reader. Ed. Franklin Ng. Taylor & Francis, 1999. Web.

Erenberg, Lewis A. Steppin’ Out: New York Nightlife and the Transformation of American Culture 1890-1930. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1981. Print.

Forbidden City. Dir. Arthur Dong. Perf. Larry Ching, Frances Chun, Charlie Low. Deep Focus Productions, 1989. Film.

Gorman, Amy. Aging Artfully: 12 Profiles: Visual & Performing Women Artists Aged 85-105. 2006. Berkeley: Pal Publishing, 2009. Print.

Hollywood Chinese: The Chinese in American Feature Films. Dir. Arthur Dong. Perf. Turhan Bey, Joan Chen, Tsai Chin. Deep Focus Productions, 2007. Film.

Kwan, SanSan. “Performing a Geography of Asian America: The Chop Suey Circuit.” TDR: The Drama Review 55.1 (2011): 120-36. Print.

Lai, Him Mark. Him Mark Lai: Autobiography of a Chinese American Historian. Ed. Judy Yung. UCLA Asian American Studies Center Press and Chinese Historical Society of America, 2011. Print.

Lee, Anthony W. Picturing Chinatown: Art and Orientalism in San Francisco. University of California Press, 2001. Print.

“Life Goes to the “Forbidden City”: San Franciscans Pack Chinatowns No. 1 Nightclub.” Life Magazine. 9 Dec. 1940. 124-26. http://www.moviefanprincess.com/blog/ForbiddenCity_Life.pdf. Web.

Long Story Short. Dir. Christine Choy. DreamVille Entertainment, 2008. Film.

O’Liam, Dugal. “Playboy of the Eastern World.” True: The Man’s Magazine. 21.124 Sep. 1947: 34-6, 114-17. Print.

“Of Thee I Sing, Baby.” Time Magazine. 29 Dec. 1941. 46. Print.

Spiller, Harley. “Late Night in the Lion’s Den: Chinese Restaurant-Nightclubs in 1940s San Francisco.” Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture 4.4.

Frank, Rusty E. Tap! The Greatest Tap Dance Stars and their Stories 1900-1955 Revised Edition. 1990. New York: Da Capo Press, 1994. Print.

Robbins, Trina. Forbidden City: The Golden Age of Chinese Nightclubs. New Jersey: Hampton Press, 2010. Print.

Waggoner, Susan. Nightclub Nights: Art, Legend, and Style, 1920-1960. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 2001. Print.

You Don’t Know Jack. Dir. Jeff Adachi. Perf. George Takei, Nancy Kwan, Hal Kanter. AAMM Productions, 2011. Film.

Yun, Leong Gor. Chinatown Inside Out. New York: Barrows Mussey, 1936. Print.

Yung, Judy. Images of America’s San Francisco Chinatown. Arcadia Publishing, 2006. Print.

—. Unbound Feet: A Social History of Chinese Women in San Francisco. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1995. Print.  

Zolotow, Maurice. “The Night-Club Business.” American Mercury. Oct. 1941. 411-420. Print.

Clothes & Costumes

Nunn, Joan. Fashion in Costume: 1200-1980. Schocken, 1984. Print.

Walford, Jonathan. Forties Fashion: From Siren Suits to the New Look. Thames & Hudson, 2008. Print.

Yarwood, Doreen. The Encyclopedia of World Costume. Bonanza Books, 1988. Print.

WWII & Internment

Chang, Iris. The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II. 1997. New York: Basic Books, 2011. Print.

Katsuichi, Honda. The Nanjing Massacre: A Japanese Journalist Confronts Japan’s National Shame. 1987. Ed. Frank B. Gibney. Trans. Karen Sandness. New York: M.E. Sharpe, Inc., 1999. Print.

The Home Front War: World War II and American Society. Ed. Kenneth Paul O’Brien and Lynn Hudson Parsons. Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1995.Print.

“How To Tell Japs From the Chinese.” Life Magazine.22 Dec. 1941. 81-82. Print.

“How To Tell Your Friend From the Japs.” Time Magazine. 22 Dec. 1941. 33. Print.

Saiki, Patsy Sumie. Ganbare! An Example of Japanese Spirit. 1982. Hawaii: Mutual Publishing, 2004. Print.

Soga, Yasutaro. Life Behind Barbed Wire: The World War II Internment Memoirs of a Hawai’i Issei. University of Hawai’i Press, 2008. Print.

“The U.S. At War.” Time Magazine. 15 Dec. 1941. 17-28. Print.

Yee, Marjorie. Duty & Honor: A Tribute to Chinese American World War II Veterans of Southern California. Chinese Historical Society of Southern California, 1998. Print.

Treasure Island

James, Jack, and Earle Vonard Weller. Treasure Island: “The Magic City,” 1939-1940; The Story of the Golden Gate International Exposition. San Francisco: Pisani Printing and Publishing Company, 1941. Print.

Pipes, Jason. Images of America: San Francisco’s Treasure Island. Charleston: Arcadia Publishing, 2007. Print.

Reinhart, Richard. Treasure Island: 1939-1940, San Francisco’s Exposition Years. Mill Valley: SQUAREBOOKS, Inc., 1978. Print.   

The San Francisco Fair: Treasure Island, 1939-1940. Ed. Patricia F. Carpenter and Paul Totah. San Francisco: Scottwall Associates, 1989. Print.

Film & Other Media (In case you wanted them separate, I copied the films and cds here. Otherwise, they’re all under “Clubs and Performers.”)

Ching, Larry. Till the End of Time. Forbidden City, 2003. CD.

Forbidden City. Dir. Arthur Dong. Perf. Larry Ching, Frances Chun, Charlie Low. Deep Focus Productions, 1989. Film.

Hollywood Chinese: The Chinese in American Feature Films. Dir. Arthur Dong. Perf. Turhan Bey, Joan Chen, Tsai Chin. Deep Focus Productions, 2007. Film.

Long Story Short. Dir. Christine Choy. DreamVille Entertainment, 2008. Film.

You Don’t Know Jack. Dir. Jeff Adachi. Perf. George Takei, Nancy Kwan, Hal Kanter. AAMM Productions, 2011. Film.

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