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VC Classics

We present these films produced by Visual Communications as a reflection of our American histories and experiences. From jazz fusion and marching bands, to hula and kite making, these stories reflect our contributions to American cultures. Click here to learn more about our VC Archives, one of the largest photographic and moving image archives on Asian Pacific experiences in America.

The Los Angeles Chinese Drum and Bugle Corps is an important fixture of the Chinese American community — not only serving as its representative in parades and events, but also as an activity bringing the young Chinese American middle class together. Capturing the all-American fervor of parade competition, CHINATOWN 2-STEP takes the viewer through the group’s performances and interviews with the Corps’ members and their parents.

  • Year
    1975
  • Runtime
    16 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Eddie Wong
  • Executive Producer
    Visual Communications