An American, working for his oil company in China, disregards all but the company's interests. " The characters and the institution portrayed in the story are not actual but the product of fiction. The oil business was chosen because light has ever been symbolic of progress." Written by
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A courageous young American and his bride --- fighting for happiness against ten centuries of darkness --- caught in a maelstrom of mystery, glamor, hatred, intrigue!
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Did You Know?
, Samuel S. Hinds
and Cyril Ring
are listed as cast members in the AFI Catalog for the movie "Oil for the Lamps of Chine (1935)" but they were not seen in the movie. The Catalog obtains their information from studio records. See more
Hester Adams Chase
Two things matter to a man, the woman he loves and the work he does.
Referenced in Charlie Chan in Shanghai
Chinatown, My Chinatown
Music by Jean Schwartz
Whistled by Pat O'Brien See more