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Soldier of Fortune (1955)

 -  Adventure | Crime | Drama  -  27 May 1955 (USA)
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In the 1950s, a US journalist is imprisoned in Communist China as a suspected spy. His wife arrives in Honk Kong determined to find him.

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Hank Lee
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Mrs. Jane Hoyt
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Inspector Merryweather
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Louis Hoyt
Alexander D'Arcy ...
Rene Dupont Chevalier (as Alex D'Arcy)
Tom Tully ...
Tweedie
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Madame Dupree
Russell Collins ...
Icky
Leo Gordon ...
Big Matt
Richard Loo ...
General Po Lin
Soo Yong ...
Dak Lai
Frank Tang ...
Capt. Ying Fai (Chicago)
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Austin Stoker
Mel Welles ...
Fernand Rocha
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In the 1950s, a US journalist is imprisoned in Communist China as a suspected spy. His wife arrives in Honk Kong determined to find him.

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Trivia

On a ferry to Macao with Mrs. Hoyt, Gen. Po Lin quotes "The Eve of St. Agnes," a poem by John Keats: "Music's golden tongue / Flatter'd to tears this aged man and poor" (Stanza 3). See more »

Goofs

While looking through the binoculars at the Chinese gunship, Hank is holding them upside down. See more »

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Referenced in Mischief (1985) See more »

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from "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Music by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
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Susan Hayward
29 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Miss Susan Hayward was a feminist heroine: tough, smart, edgy, beautiful beyond measure. Caught in a court fight with her estranged husband, 20th was forced to shoot Miss Hayward's scenes at the studio in Beverly Hills...no problem. They could have been shot on Mars because Susan Hayward plays this part to the hilt.

Miss Hayward and her co star Clark Gable were natural stars and natural actor..together they work magic...

The ending is particularly modern: Miss Hayward meets up with Clark Gable and instead of clinching and saying they love each other...well just see the movie, likely one of the most adult endings of all time.


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