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The early 20th century film industry practice of using heavy makeup on non-Asian actors to make these actors play Asian roles. Often accompanied by a performance stereotyping Asian people.
Like blackface, yellow face in modern cinema is unacceptable.
by Pangasinan Adobo May 29, 2007