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China Girl (1942)

 -  Drama  -  9 December 1942 (USA)
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In November 1941, American news photographer Johnny 'Bugsy' Williams manages to escape from the Japanese and finds himself back in Burma where he meets the beautiful Miss Haoli Young. ... See full summary »

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Miss Haoli Young
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Johnny Williams
Lynn Bari ...
Captain Fifi
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Major Bull Weed
Alan Baxter ...
Bill Jones
Sig Ruman ...
Jarubi
Myron McCormick ...
Shorty McGuire
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Chandu (as Bobby Blake)
Ann Pennington ...
Entertainer
Philip Ahn ...
Dr. Young
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Storyline

In November 1941, American news photographer Johnny 'Bugsy' Williams manages to escape from the Japanese and finds himself back in Burma where he meets the beautiful Miss Haoli Young. Johnny is also a flyer and his friend Shorty McGuire is after him to join the Flying Tigers. He could make a small fortune filming the Burma Road but puts off the opportunity to be with Haoli, but she leaves unexpectedly for Kunming where her father runs a school. He has a price on his head and spies working for the Japanese are ready to nab him. When he hears that the Japanese are going to wipe out Kunming, he sets off to rescue Haoli. Written by garykmcd

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Captain Fifi...115 pounds of curses, crookedness and kisses! See more »

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Certificate:

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Release Date:

9 December 1942 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Infierno en la tierra  »

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Sound Mix:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Betty Grable was considered for the Gene Tierney role. See more »

Goofs

The Japanese infantrymen are wearing German helmets. See more »

Connections

References Gunga Din (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

Sweet Georgia Brown
(uncredited)
Music by Maceo Pinkard
Played during the first scene in the hotel bar
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Absolute waste of time
24 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

I was very eager to see this film because it had one of my favorite actresses (Gene Tierney) in it. I started watching it and was so turned off by George Montgomery, who imitates Clark Gable through the whole thing, that once she was on screen, I was hoping it would be over soon. Needless to say I watched it for awhile and finally turned it off. Bad film. Would not recommend.


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