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China Corsair (1951)

In 'The Green Dragon' gambling club, operated by Hu Chang (Ernest Borgnine), a merchant marine, McMillen (Jon Hall), bets the last of his money. He is cheated out of his winnings. He gets a... See full summary »

Director:

Ray Nazarro

Writer:

Harold Greene (as Harold R. Greene)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Jon Hall ... McMillan
Lisa Ferraday ... Tamara Liu Ming
Ron Randell ... Paul Lowell
Douglas Kennedy ... Capt. Frenchy
Ernest Borgnine ... Hu Chang
John Dehner ... Pedro
Marya Marco Marya Marco ... Lotus
Philip Ahn ... Wong San
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In 'The Green Dragon' gambling club, operated by Hu Chang (Ernest Borgnine), a merchant marine, McMillen (Jon Hall), bets the last of his money. He is cheated out of his winnings. He gets a job on the Sally Ann as the engineer. On board is Paul Lowell (Ron Randell) who killed Tamara's (Lisa Ferraday) uncle for some valuable jade. Tamara and her thugs catch up to the Sally Ann and recovers her uncle's jade and kills Lowell, her fiancé. Meanwhile Hu Chang is after the jade too. Written by Harold Thornton

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Pirate Queen Stalks Racket King!

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 June 1951 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bazar-e Chin See more »

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Columbia Pictures See more »
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Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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One of Borgnine's first
3 October 2002 | by espohiSee all my reviews

I saw China Corsair when it first came out in 1951. Ernest Borgnine played

a curio shopkeeper in Chinatown. Soon after this we saw him catapulted to

fame in From Here To Eternity, and eventually in Marty and others.

This is Borgnine's third feature film, according to the imdb. It has apparently never been available on video. It would be instructive to have it on VHS or

DVD, even as just a curiosity. Among other things, does he pass easily for a

Southern Chinese? From my distant childhood memory, I think so.


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