The memoirs of Filipinos in Hollywood span more than 80 years, dating back to the early 1920s when the first wave of immigrants, who were mostly males, arrived and settled in Los Angeles. Despite the obstacles and hardships of discrimination, these early Filipino settlers had high hopes and dreams for the future. Many sought employment in Hollywood, only to be marginalized into service-related fields, becoming waiters, busboys, dishwashers, cooks, houseboys, janitors, and chauffeurs. They worked at popular restaurants, ...

Filipinos in Hollywood 2008, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738555980

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Filipinos in Hollywood 2008, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531635596