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1961 Press Photo Sessue Hayakawawas Japanese Douglas

AdID: 302570

Availability: In stock

Part Number: RRY04365

Source: Rogers


This is an original press photo. Sessue Hayakawawas a Japanese and American Isseiactor who starred in American, Japanese, French, German, and British films. Hayakawa was the first and one of the few Asian actors to find stardom in the United States as well as Europe. Between the mid-1910s and the late 1920s, he was as well known as actors Charlie Chaplin and Douglas Fairbanks. He was one of the highest paid stars of his time; making $5,000 a week in 1915, and $2 million a year via his own production company during the 1920s. He starred in over 80 movies and has two films in the U.S. National Film Registry. His international stardom transitioned both silent films and talkies.Photo measures 10 x 8.25inches. Photo is dated 03-03-1961.