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Midnight Movie: The Hatchet Man

Synopsis

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starring
Edward G. Robinson
Loretta Young
In San Francisco's Chinatown in the early 30s there are continual wars among the Tong Secret Societies. Edward G. Robinson is unusually cast as the reluctant ' hatchet man ' for the deadly Lem Sing Tong who finds his career as a businessman, American-style, in conflict with old Chinese traditions.
Director WILLIAM A. WELLMAN
. Films: page 9

Contributors

Unknown: Edward G. Robinson
Unknown: Loretta Young
Unknown: Edward G. Robinson
Unknown: Lem Sing Tong
Director: William A. Wellman
Wong LOW Get: Edward G Robinson
Toya San: Loretta Young
Nog Hong Fah: Dudley Digges
Harry En Hai: Leslie Fenton
Yu Chang: Edmund Breese
Long Sen Yat: Tully Marshall
Charles Kee: Noel Madison
Mme Si-Si: Blanche Frederici
Sun Yat Sen: J Carroll Naish
Miss Ling: Toshia Mori






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