Daughter of the Tong

Daughter of the Tong is a 1939 crime film about a detective that goes against a female leader of an Oriental crime ring.


Ralph Dickson is an FBI agent assigned to investigate the killing of a colleague. He is chosen to investigate due to an uncanny likeness to the presumed killer. Dickson goes undercover and learns the identity of the gang leader, Carney, who is also known as "the Illustrious One" and the "Daughter of the Tong." Carney stays holed up at the Oriental Hotel while she has her henchmen doing her dirty work.

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    director Bernard B. Ray
    editor Charles Diltz
    genre crime
    keywords fbi agent gang leader id kill
    producer Lester F. Scott Jr.
    publisher Metropolitan Pictures