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The Mask of Fu Manchu ()


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Englishmen race to find the tomb of Genghis Khan before the sinister Fu Manchu does.

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Dr. Fu Manchu
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Nayland Smith
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Sheila Barton
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Terrence Granville
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Fah Lo See
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Von Berg
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Sir Lionel Barton
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McLeod
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Slave (uncredited)
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Knife Thrower (uncredited)
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Ship's Steward (uncredited)
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British Museum Official (uncredited)
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Coolie (uncredited)
Tetsu Komai ...
Swordsman (uncredited)
James B. Leong ...
Guest (uncredited)
Oswald Marshall ...
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
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Potentate (uncredited)
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Indian Prince (uncredited)
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Coolie Spy (uncredited)
Clinton Rosemond ...
Slave (uncredited)
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Curator Dr. Fairgyle - British Museum Official (uncredited)
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Goy Lo Sung - Fu Manchu Messenger (uncredited)
Olive Young ...
Cantina singer (uncredited)

Directed by

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Charles Brabin
Charles Vidor ... (uncredited)

Written by

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Irene Kuhn ... (screen play) &
Edgar Allan Woolf ... (screen play) and
John Willard ... (screen play)
 
Sax Rohmer ... (from the story by)

Music by

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William Axt ... (uncredited)

Cinematography by

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Tony Gaudio ... (photographed by)

Film Editing by

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Ben Lewis ... film editor

Art Direction by

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Cedric Gibbons

Costume Design by

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Adrian ... (gowns)

Makeup Department

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Cecil Holland ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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John Waters ... assistant director (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Douglas Shearer ... recording director
Anstruther MacDonald ... sound (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Warren Newcombe ... special effects (uncredited)
Ken Strickfaden ... special effects electrician (uncredited)

Stunts

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Ken Strickfaden ... stunt double: Boris Karloff (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Clarence Sinclair Bull ... still photographer (uncredited)
Ken Strickfaden ... electrician: effects unit (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Eugene Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)
Joseff-Hollywood ... costume jeweller (uncredited)
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Plot Summary

Englishmen race to find the tomb of Genghis Khan. They have to get there fast, as the evil genius Dr. Fu Manchu is also searching, and if he gets the mysteriously powerful relics, he and his diabolical daughter will enslave the world! Written by Ken Yousten

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Taglines The Frankenstein of the Orient! See more »
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Also Known As
  • Le masque d'or (France)
  • Die Maske des Fu-Manchu (Germany)
  • La máscara de Fu-Manchú (Spain)
  • A Fu Manchu maszk (Hungary)
  • Маска Фу Манчу (Soviet Union, Russian title)
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Runtime
  • 68 min
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Budget $327,627 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia Boris Karloff actually wore a Chinese woman's wedding dress as costume. See more »
Goofs Genghis Khan's skeleton is clearly a medical school skeleton. The removable top of the skull is very noticeable. See more »
Movie Connections Edited into Mondo Lugosi - A Vampire's Scrapbook (1987). See more »
Quotes Fah Lo See: The whips!
[black slaves start whipping Terrence, Fat Lo See becomes aroused]
Fah Lo See: Ay! Faster! Faster! Faster, faster! Faster, faster!
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