Over 3.5 hours of bonus material
- Full-length theatrical version of Hollywood Chinese
- A trio of Soundies including 1940s renditions of Chinatown, My Chinatown and Where’s the Chicken in the Chicken Chow Mein, performed by white entertainers in faux Chinese settings. Soundies are short musical films produced in 1940-1947. A precursor to music videos, they were projected on coin-operated film jukeboxes in bars and restaurants.
- A selection of 1900s paper prints from the Library of Congress collection, including That Chink at Golden Gulch, an early attempt by D.W. Griffith to portray a somewhat sensitive story about the Chinese in America.
- A gallery of movie memorabilia from pre-1950s Hollywood films with Chinatown settings.
- Trailers from The World of Suzie Wong and Charlie Chan Carries On
- Newsreel footage from the 1961 premiere of Flower Drum Song in New York City and San Francisco.
- Interview outtakes featuring the stars of Hollywood Chinese who offer extended dialogues on topics such as Charlie Chan, Flower Drum Song, Fu Manchu, Suzie Wong, yellowface, stereotyping, and the Chinatown mystique.
- 4-page color brochure, with filmmaker’s introduction
- Plus much, much more!
Hollywood Chinese is also available as a single disc DVD, without bonus features.
Soundie: Chinatown, My Chinatown - excerpt
The Curse of Quon Gwon - excerpt
Nancy Kwan Interview Outtake - excerpt
Charlie Chan Carries On Trailer - excerpt