Wikipedia Public Domain Image: 1918 promotional photograph of actor Sessue Hayakawa (1889–1973).

In an industry where Asian men are still largely invisible, and marginalized into stereotypical roles, Japanese-born Sessue Hayakawa was one of Hollywood biggest idols in the silent film era. His star power rivaled that of Charlie Chaplin and John Barrymore, and made him one of the highest paid Hollywood actors…

Mackenzie is missing her gong gong a lot this week. She’d been talking about him non-stop every night. Ever since the funeral, his spirit has manifested itself into a sort of trickster and commander of the weather for her. For us it makes sense. …

Chi Kwong Fu died peacefully on February 7, 2021 after battling complications from Covid-induced pneumonia. His family was by his side as he took his place among the stars. He was 75.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Fung Yi; his children, Michelle, Lilly, Lisa (Chris), Peter…

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from the evening sky

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