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Mr. Wong in Chinatown
Mr Wong in Chinatown
Actors: Boris Karloff, Marjorie Reynolds, Grant Withers, Huntley Gordon, George Lynn
Director: William Nigh
Genres: Horror, Mystery & Suspense
NR     2002     1hr 11min

     
     
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Actors: Boris Karloff, Marjorie Reynolds, Grant Withers, Huntley Gordon, George Lynn
Director: William Nigh
Genres: Horror, Mystery & Suspense
Sub-Genres: Horror, Mystery & Suspense
Studio: Alpha Video
Format: DVD - Black and White
DVD Release Date: 08/27/2002
Original Release Date: 08/01/1939
Theatrical Release Date: 08/01/1939
Release Year: 2002
Run Time: 1hr 11min
Screens: Black and White
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 3
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

A Haunting Mr. Wong!
07/02/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This is a terrific DVD for the atmosphere, the clever Mr. Wong and the great transfer. This is a B picture, to be sure, shot on a budget, but its great fun as Mr. Wong solves his case. The transfer is very good considering there is no restoration. The sound is very good as well. I love this series and Boris is the man to play the character."
Boris Karloff at his humble best!
Diana Stuve | Brea, Ca USA | 01/04/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Boris Karloff must have been one of the nicest gentlemen in Hollywood during these early crazy days. It's so wonderful to see him in less makeup and not having to speak in a fractured Chinese accent. His character is very kind and very intelligent. I would like to find some of the old "Collier's" magazine stories that the movies were based on to see how they adapted the character to film. The movies were also made with well-spoken Chinese actors, only a few of the men servants spoke with a fratured English, but I work with many heavy accented folks who have lived in the US for over 40 years. The characters weren't too drippy and the plot line was plausible. The times didn't call for lots of gore, so you won't see blood oozing all over as in todays films. I intend to complete the "Mr. Wong" series as soon as I can."
Loved it
Diana Stuve | 06/29/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I have found these Mr Wong movies very addictive! I'm glad Alpha has made these available! Mr Wong In Chinatown isn't the best mystery in the series, but it is still one of my favorites of the series. This one is a little stranger that other entries. Very unusual!"