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Director:
Writers:
Jesús Franco (story)
Sax Rohmer (novels)
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Release Date:
24 September 1969 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
LUSCIOUS LIPS - Lethal in their biting sting of death! See more »
Plot:
Fu Manchu inoculates ten women with poison, to kill ten world leaders. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
Silly and Lame See more (20 total) »

Cast

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Christopher Lee ... Fu Manchu
Richard Greene ... Nayland Smith
Howard Marion-Crawford ... Dr. Petrie (as Howard Marion Crawford)
Götz George ... Carl Jansen

Maria Rohm ... Ursula Wagner
Ricardo Palacios ... Sancho Lopez

Loni von Friedl ... Celeste
Frances Khan ... Carmen

Tsai Chin ... Lin Tang
Isaura de Oliveira ... Yuma

Shirley Eaton ... Black Widow
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David de Keyser ... of The Governor andothers (voice)
Robert Rietty ... of Jansen and Lopez and others (voice)
Marcelo Arroita-Jáuregui ... The Governor (uncredited)
Olívia Pineschi ... One of Fu's Girl (uncredited)
Vicente Roca ... Governor's Secretary (uncredited)

Francesca Tu ... Lotus (uncredited)

Directed by
Jesús Franco  (as Jess Franco)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jesús Franco  story and screenplay (as J. Franco)
Manfred R. Köhler  story and screenplay (uncredited)
Sax Rohmer  novels
Harry Alan Towers  story and screenplay (as Peter Welbeck)

Produced by
Harry Alan Towers .... producer
 
Original Music by
Daniel White 
 
Cinematography by
Manuel Merino 
 
Film Editing by
Waltraut Lindenau (German version)
Allan Morrison (original version)
Stanley Frazen (uncredited)
Ángel Serrano (uncredited)
 
Production Design by
Peter Gasper (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Juan Estelrich .... production manager
 
Sound Department
Bill Creed .... dubbing editor
Malcolm Stewart .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ray Andrew .... clapper loader (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Rick Greenhead .... telecine colorist
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Also Known As:
"Against All Odds" - USA (video title)
"Fu Manchu's Kiss of Death" - International (English title) (literal title)
"Kiss and Kill" - USA (alternative title)
"Kiss of Death" - USA (video title)
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Runtime:
92 min | Germany:82 min | USA:94 min (DVD)
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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1.66 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Argentina:16 | Australia:M | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-16 | Germany:16 (re-rating) (2006) | Norway:16 | Singapore:M18 | Sweden:15 | UK:15 (cut) | UK:X (original rating) | UK:15 (uncut version, re-rating) | USA:PG | USA:Unrated (DVD uncut version) | USA:M (original rating) | West Germany:18 (original rating)
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6 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Silly and Lame, 21 January 2015
Author: Claudio Carvalho from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Fu Manchu (Christopher Lee) is hidden with his evil daughter Lin Tang (Tsai Chin) in a lost city he has found in the jungles of South America. He discovers a poison deadly for men through kiss and he abducts ten women to infect them with the poison to destroy his enemies. Then he sends one woman to London to kiss his greatest enemy, the Scotland Yard agent Nayland Smith (Richard Greene). Nayland is blinded by the poison and his friend Dr. Petrie (Howard Marion Crawford) travels with him to the jungles in South America to seek out Fu Manchu expecting to find an antidote. They team up with agent Carl Jansen (Götz George) and soon they learn the scheme of Fu Manchu for world domination.

"The Blood of Fu Manchu" is a silly and lame adventure of the infamous Fu Manchu by Jess Franco. The acting is dreadful and the plot is confused and boring with no emotion. The speeches of Howard Marion Crawford and Götz George are very difficult to be understood and most of the women are beautiful actresses. My vote is four.

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