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CastRay Milland, Harry Terry, Gordon Begg, Charles Laughton, Anna May Wong, Jameson Thomas, Hannah Jones, Ellen Pollock, Gilda Gray, King Ho Chang, Cyril Ritchard, Charles Paton, Debroy Somers and His Band
Genre:  Drama
Release Date:  January 1, 1929
MPAA Rating:  Unrated
Screen WriterArnold Bennett
Runtime:  1hr 32min
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review by . February 24, 2011
Anna May Wong, a fine actress who wound up playing Su Lin, Lin Ying, Lan Ying, Kim Ling, A-hsing...
There are three reasons to watch Piccadilly, a 1929 British silent backstage melodrama. The performance of Anna May Wong is primary. She's a knockout as Shosho, a Chinese dishwasher in a posh London nightclub who gets a chance to show how she can dance, and then becomes a star. Wong is so charismatic, so fine a performer and so confident an actress, that you might wonder whatever happened to her. But there's more to Piccadilly than Wong. Perhaps not too much, but enough to enjoy the passing …
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