King of Chinatown

King of Chinatown

King of Chinatown is a 1939 American crime film directed by Nick Grinde and written by Lillie Hayward and Irving Reis. The film stars Anna May Wong, Akim Tamiroff, J. Carrol Naish, Sidney Toler, Philip Ahn, Anthony Quinn and Bernadene Hayes. The film was released on March 17, 1939, by Paramount Pictures.


Violence 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 Nick Grinde
    editor Eda Warren
    genre crime
    musicBy Gerard Carbonara
    producer Harold Hurley
    productionCompany Paramount Pictures
    publisher Paramount Pictures