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The Mysterious Mr. Wong (1934)

Approved  |   |  Mystery, Horror  |  22 December 1934 (USA)
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Investigating a series of murders in Chinatown, wise-guy reporter Jason Barton is captured by the megalomaniacal Mr. Wong, desperately trying to complete his collection of the twelve gold ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Mr. Fu Wong aka Li See (as Béla Lugosi)
Wallace Ford ...
Jason H. 'Jay' Barton
Arline Judge ...
Peg
E. Alyn Warren ...
Tsi Tung (as Fred Warren)
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Moonflower - Wong's Niece
Robert Emmett O'Connor ...
Officer 'Mac' McGillicuddy (as Robert Emmet O'Connor)
Edward Peil Sr. ...
Jen Yu - Wong Henchman (as Edward Peil)
Luke Chan ...
Professor Chan Fu
Lee Shumway ...
Etta Lee ...
Lusan - Moonflower's Attendant
Ernest F. Young ...
Reporter Chuck Roberts
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Investigating a series of murders in Chinatown, wise-guy reporter Jason Barton is captured by the megalomaniacal Mr. Wong, desperately trying to complete his collection of the twelve gold coins of Confucius, with which he will be able to acquire the power to become ruler of a large province in China. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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Out of the night creeps a shadow, striking terror into the heart of Chinatown! See more »

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Mystery | Horror

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22 December 1934 (USA)  »

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As 12 Moedas de Confúcio  »

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Trivia

Filmed mid October-November 1934, released January 25 1935 (copyright 1935). See more »

Quotes

Mr. Wong: Your success may turn to bitterness and you may wish you had not meddled with the affairs of Wong.
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Music by Norman Spencer
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About Harry Stephen Keeler, inspiration for the film
3 November 1998 | by (Cincinnati, Ohio) – See all my reviews

This film is based on Harry Stephen Keeler's novel Sing Sing Nights. If you think the film is weird, read the book! It also inspired the movie "Sing Sing Nights." For more information on both films, see CULT MOVIES No. 26.


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