SHANGHAI EXPRESS – American Film Institute
Shanghai Express Film Still - Marlene Dietrich

SHANGHAI EXPRESS (1932) – AFI Movie Club

Directed by Josef Von Sternberg and starring Anna May Wong, Clive Brook and the luminous Marlene Dietrich – named by the American Film Institute among the greatest screen legends of all time – SHANGHAI EXPRESS (1932) charts a fraught journey by train during the Chinese Civil War. Visit the AFI Catalog to learn more about SHANGHAI...

AFI Catalog Spotlight: Anna May Wong

Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the AFI Catalog spotlights America’s first female Asian American movie star, Anna May Wong, who spent her career defying racial stereotypes and paving the road for greater diversity in Hollywood. Growing up in Los Angeles’s Chinatown neighborhood, Anna May Wong secretly skipped classes to pursue a different...