Hong Kong (film)

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Hong Kong is a 1952 American adventure film directed by Lewis R. Foster and written by Winston Miller. The film stars Ronald Reagan and Rhonda Fleming; the lead supporting actors are Nigel Bruce, Marvin Miller, Mary Somerville and Lowell Gilmore. The film was released on January 12, 1952, by Paramount Pictures.[2][3][4] It was re-released in 1961 with the title "Bombs Over China".

Hong Kong
Hong Kong poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byLewis R. Foster
Produced byWilliam H. Pine
William C. Thomas
Screenplay byWinston Miller
Story byLewis R. Foster
StarringRonald Reagan
Rhonda Fleming
Nigel Bruce
Marvin Miller
Mary Somerville
Lowell Gilmore
Music byLucien Cailliet
CinematographyLionel Lindon
Edited byHoward A. Smith
Production
company
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • January 12, 1952 (1952-01-12)
Running time
94 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Box office$1,250,000 (US rentals)[1]

PlotEdit

Ronald Reagan is Jeff Williams - a US army vet living in China who is on the run from the Red Army as the country falls to Communism. Along the way he comes across a Chinese orphan named Wei Lin who is carrying an ancient and valuable golden idol. Adventure ensues as Williams must outwit both the commies and Chinese gangsters while scheming to cash in on the idol himself.

CastEdit

Comic book adaptationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Top Box Office Hits of 1951", Variety (January 2, 1952)
  2. ^ "Hong Kong (1952) - Overview". TCM.com. Retrieved March 7, 2016.
  3. ^ H. H. T. (April 5, 1952). "Movie Review - Hong Kong - At the Globe". NYTimes.com. Retrieved March 7, 2016.
  4. ^ "Hong Kong". Afi.com. Retrieved March 7, 2016.
  5. ^ "Movie Love #13". Grand Comics Database.

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