Jonathan Fenby: Madame Chiang Kai-shek, 21 October 2010
Show More The Last Empress: Madame Chiang Kai-shek and the Birth of Modern China by Hannah Pakula.
Weidenfeld, 787 pp., £25, January 2010, 978 0 297 85975 8Show More
“... although she is one, an avenging angel.’ Rita Hayworth, Shirley Temple, Ginger Rogers, Ingrid Bergman and Mary Pickford joined a committee to welcome her to Hollywood, where David O. Selznick sponsored an evening in her honour during which the Los Angeles Philharmonic played ‘The Madame Chiang Kai-shek March’. (As ...”