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Luise Rainer: Second Best Actress Oscar and the ‘Oscar Curse’ [Please see previous post: "Luise Rainer: Oldest Surviving Oscar Winner Turns 103."] The following year, Luise Rainer was back on the Academy Awards’ roster, this time for playing a Chinese peasant in Sidney Franklin’s blockbuster The Good Earth. Some have since complained that Chinese-American actress Anna May Wong should been cast as the female lead in what turned out to be one of the studio’s costliest productions up to that time. I agree that Wong [...] »

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