One of the pinnacles of British silent cinema, E A Dupont's 'Piccadilly' (1929) is a sumptuous showbiz melodrama seething with sexual and racial tension. The Chinese-American screen goddess Anna May Wong stars as Shosho, a scullery maid in a fashionable London nightclub whose sensuous tabletop dance catches the eye of suave club owner Valentine Wilmot.
The live and entirely improvised piano accompaniment is provided by Costas Fotopoulos.
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