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Terror of the Hatchet Men ()

The Terror of the Tongs (original title)
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In 1910, Hong Kong members of a secret Tong crime syndicate protect their identities by murdering the daughter of a British sea captain who vows revenge.

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Chung King
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Lee
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Capt. Jackson Sale
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Beggar
Brian Worth ...
District Commissioner Harcourt
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Tang How - Tong Leader's Aide
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Tang Hao - Tong Enforcer
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Insp. Bob Dean
Charles Lloyd Pack ...
Dr. Fu Chao - Tong Member
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Maya
Barbara Brown ...
Helena Sale
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Mr. Ming
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Julie Alexander ...
(uncredited)
Johnny Arlen ...
(uncredited)
June Barry ...
Tong Room Girl (uncredited)
Mary Rose Barry ...
Tong Room Girl (uncredited)
Audrey Burton ...
Tong Room Girl (uncredited)
Ruth Calvert ...
Tong Room Girl (uncredited)
Marialla Capes ...
Tong Room Girl (uncredited)
Katy Cashfield ...
Tong Room Girl (uncredited)
Patty Dalton ...
Tong Room Girl (uncredited)
Bandana Das Gupta ...
Anna Chang - Housekeeper (uncredited)
Louise Dickson ...
Tong Room Girl (uncredited)
Pauline Dukes ...
Tong Room Girl (uncredited)
Hazel Gardner ...
Tong Room Girl (uncredited)
Tom Gill ...
Beamish (uncredited)
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(uncredited)
Peter Gray ...
(uncredited)
Michael Hawkins ...
Priest at Anna's House (uncredited)
Andy Ho ...
Lee Chung (uncredited)
Valerie Holman ...
Tong Room Girl (uncredited)
Ronald Ing ...
(uncredited)
Jules Ki-Ki ...
(uncredited)
Arnold Lee ...
(uncredited)
Sui Lin ...
(uncredited)
Michael Peake ...
(uncredited)
Michael Peake ...
Su Yen (uncredited)
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(uncredited)
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Guardian (uncredited)
Poing Ping Sam ...
(uncredited)
Anne Scott ...
Girl (uncredited)
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(uncredited)
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(uncredited)
Julie Shearing ...
Tong Room Girl (uncredited)
Valerie Shevaloff ...
Tong Room Girl (uncredited)
Barbara Smith ...
Tong Room Girl (uncredited)
Santso Wong ...
(uncredited)
Vincent Wong ...
(uncredited)
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Confucius (uncredited)

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Anthony Bushell

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Jimmy Sangster ... (written by)

Produced by

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Michael Carreras ... executive producer
Kenneth Hyman ... producer
Anthony Nelson Keys ... associate producer (as Anthony Nelson-Keys)

Music by

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James Bernard

Cinematography by

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Arthur Grant ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Eric Boyd-Perkins

Editorial Department

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James Needs ... supervising editor
Chris Barnes ... assistant editor (uncredited)
Paul Smith ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Casting By

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Dorothy Holloway ... (uncredited)

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Bernard Robinson

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Thomas Goswell ... (uncredited)

Makeup Department

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Roy Ashton ... make-up artist
Frieda Steiger ... hair stylist
Colin Garde ... assistant makeup artist (uncredited)

Production Management

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Clifford Parkes ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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John Peverall ... assistant director
Dominic Fulford ... third assistant director (uncredited)
Joe Levy ... second assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department

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Peter Allchorne ... floor props chargehand (uncredited)
Arthur Banks ... construction manager (uncredited)
Stan Banks ... master plasterer (uncredited)
Charles Davis ... master carpenter (uncredited)
Eric Hillier ... property buyer (uncredited)
Don Mingaye ... assistant art director (uncredited)
Tom Money ... property master (uncredited)
Lawrence Wren ... master painter (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Jock May ... sound recordist
Alban Streeter ... sound editor
Charles Bouvet ... sound maintenance (uncredited)
Jim Perry ... boom operator (uncredited)
Michael Sale ... sound camera operator (uncredited)
Maurice Smith ... sound assistant (uncredited)
Alan Thorne ... sound camera operator (uncredited)

Stunts

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Joe D'Orazio ... stunt performer (uncredited)
Peter Diamond ... stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Len Harris ... camera operator
Albert Cowlard ... grip (uncredited)
Jack Curtis ... chief electrician (uncredited)
Tom Edwards ... still photographer (uncredited)
Alan McDonald ... clapper loader (uncredited)
Harry Oakes ... focus puller (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Molly Arbuthnot ... wardrobe mistress
Yvonne Blake ... assistant costume designer (uncredited)
Rosemary Burrows ... assistant wardrobe (uncredited)

Music Department

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John Hollingsworth ... musical supervisor

Other crew

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Tilly Day ... continuity
W.H.V. Able ... chief accountant (uncredited)
Ken Gordon ... accountant (uncredited)
Pauline Harlow ... assistant continuity (uncredited)
A.F. Kelly ... studio manager (uncredited)
Peter Lancaster ... cashier (uncredited)
Colin Reed ... publicist (uncredited)
Ann Skinner ... production secretary (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Plot Summary

A secret society of Hong-Kong at the beginning of the century called "The Red Dragon Tong" kidnaps the captain of a ship in the harbour of Hong-Kong as he tries to detain the killers of his daughter. Because the secret society is very powerful it is not easy to free him from their hands. Written by Volker Boehm

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Taglines Deadliest, Diabolical Brotherhood of Terror! See more »
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Also Known As
  • Terror of the Hatchet Men (United States)
  • L'empreinte du dragon rouge (France)
  • El terror de los Tongs (Spain)
  • El terror de la mafia china (Argentina)
  • Terror der Tongs (West Germany)
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  • 76 min
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Trivia Sir Christopher Lee said in interviews that the make-up he sported in this movie to transform him into a Chinese man was the most uncomfortable make-up that he had to endure at that point in time. See more »
Goofs The film is set in 1910, but the knee length female costumes, revealingly slit to the hip, are strictly 1960 Suzie Wong. See more »
Crazy Credits Opening credits prologue: HONG KONG - 1910 A bustling, growing city - but hidden deep amongst its teeming thousands was an organisation that thrived on vice, terror and corruption- THE RED DRAGON TONG See more »
Quotes The Tong Leader: Have you ever had your bones scraped, Captain? It is painful in the extreme I can assure you.
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