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    Actors George Takei, James Shigeta, Nancy Kwan and others discuss racial stereotyping of Asians in film.

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Asian Images in Film -- (TCM Original)...
Actors George Takei, James Shigeta, Nancy Kwan and others...
Asian Images in Film -- (TCM Original) Stereotyping of Asians
Actors George Takei, James Shigeta, Nancy Kwan and others discuss racial stereotyping of Asians in film.>
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Asian Images in Film -- (TCM Original) Romance Between Races
Actors George Takei, France Nuyen, director Wayne Wang and others on Asians in inter-racial romance in Hollywood films. >
Sayonara (1957) -- (Movie Clip) The Air Force Is...
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Sayonara (1957) -- (Movie Clip) The Air Force Is Not Responsible
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Sayonara (1957) -- (Movie Clip) I Told President...
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Sayonara (1957) -- (Movie Clip) I Told President Truman
Southerner and Air Force pilot Gruver (Marlon Brando), arrived in Japan from Korea, and Marine Captain Bailey (James Garner) have just bonded, observing kabuki dancers especially Hana-Ogi (Miiko Taka), in Joshua Logan's Sayonara, 1957, from James Michener's novel.>
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