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Tom Gubbins (1881–1956)

Tom Gubbins stepfather is Sir Wei Yuk, one of the first Chinese politicians in Colonial Hong Kong. Gubbins was ethnically English, and he went to Hollywood and became not just a prop supplier and adviser for movies concerning China, but also was a champion for Chinese and Chinese-American actors and actresses. He tried his hardest to make sure ... See full bio »


(age 74) in Kowloon, Hong Kong

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 1943 The Amazing Mrs. Holliday (technical advisor - uncredited)
 1941 The Shanghai Gesture (technical advisor)
 1939 Barricade (technical advisor - uncredited)
 1937 West of Shanghai (technical advisor - as Tommy Gubbins)
 1934 Limehouse Blues (technical adviser - uncredited)
 1932 Shanghai Express (technical advisor - uncredited)
 1931 Daughter of the Dragon (technical advisor - uncredited)
 1929 Welcome Danger (production assistant - uncredited)
 1929 Chinatown Nights (technical director - uncredited)
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 1935 Without Regret
Bit Part (uncredited)
 1935 China Seas
Ship's Officer / Sergeant of the Guards (uncredited)
 1934 Among the Missing
Technical Man (as Tommy Gubbins)
 1932 Shanghai Express
Chinese Officer (uncredited)
 1927 Shanghai Bound
Local Agent
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 1937 The Good Earth (props: China - uncredited)
 1920 Outside the Law (assistant director)
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 1936 Roaming Lady (casting - uncredited)
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 1937 The Good Earth (costumes: China - uncredited)

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Tommy Gubbins

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