Filipinos in Hollywood, California (Images of America Series)

Filipinos in Hollywood, California (Images of America Series)

by Carina Monica Montoya


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738555980
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 02/13/2008
Series: Images of America Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 1,262,923
Product dimensions: 9.48(w) x 6.36(h) x 0.38(d)

About the Author

Author Carina Monica Montoya, who was born and raised in the Hollywood area, has collected these vintage images from the early Filipino families who settled in Hollywood, the Filipino community, and Los Angeles historical organizations. These remarkable photographs capture the spirit of and challenges faced by Filipinos in America, as well as their triumphs, recognition, and success in Hollywood.

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Filipinos in Hollywood, California (Images of America Series) 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The book draws a fine line between the Hollywood community and the Hollywood industry. Since Asians in Hollywood were the least documented during the early years, the Filipino community was their center focus. The book does a great job of pointing this out.
HistorianLA More than 1 year ago
This is the same author who wrote L.A.'s Historic Filipinotown. Great rarely seen pics and information. These are "must-have" collections.