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King of Chinatown (1939)

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57 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Violene and death stalk the Chinese of a big American city, but one man, Dr. Chang Ling, and his daughter, Dr. Mary Ling, defy the racketeers who are responsible, and, against terrific odds, bring peace to their oppressed neighbors.
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Director
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Herbert J. Biberman (story) | Lillie Hayward (screenplay) | Irving Reis (screenplay)
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Updated Mar 15, 1939

Release date
Mar 17, 1939 (United States)

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48 cast members
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Anna May Wong
Dr. Mary Ling Dr. Mary Ling   See fewer
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Akim Tamiroff
Frank Baturin Frank Baturin   See fewer
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J. Carrol Naish
Professor Professor   See fewer
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Sidney Toler
Dr. Chang Ling Dr. Chang Ling   See fewer
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Philip Ahn
Robert 'Bob' Li Robert 'Bob' Li   See fewer
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Anthony Quinn
Mike Gordon Mike Gordon   See fewer
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Bernadene Hayes
Dolly Warren Dolly Warren   See fewer
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Roscoe Karns
'Rip' Harrigan 'Rip' Harrigan   See fewer
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Ray Mayer
'Potatoes', Chauffeur 'Potatoes', Chauffeur   See fewer
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Richard Denning
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Archie Twitchell
Hospital Interne Hospital Interne   See fewer
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Eddie Marr
Henchman Bert Henchman Bert   See fewer
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George Anderson
Detective Detective   See fewer
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Charles B. Wood
Henchman Red Henchman Red   See fewer
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George Magrill
Second Gangster Second Gangster   See fewer
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Charles Trowbridge
Dr. Jones Dr. Jones   See fewer
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Lily King
Chinese Woman Chinese Woman   See fewer
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Wong Chung
Chinese Man Chinese Man   See fewer
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Chester Gan
Mr. Foo Mr. Foo   See fewer
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Pat West
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Guy Usher
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Sam Ash
Barber (uncredited) Barber (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marie Burton
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Dolores Casey
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Ethel Clayton
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Sheila Darcy
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Dorothy Dayton
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Paula DeCardo
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Norah Gale
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Harriette Haddon
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Robert Homans
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Gwen Kenyon
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Judith King
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Charles Lee
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Grace Lem
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Joyce Mathews
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Larry McGrath
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Ivan Miller
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Helaine Moler
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Alexander Pollard
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Cyril Ring
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Ben Taggart
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Jimmy Vaughn
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Luana Walters
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Pierre Watkin
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Dorothy White
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6.5 / 10 | 70 votes