Search results for "Anna May Wong"

Impact (1949) RT Audience 54%

DVD release: Mar 2000

After surviving a murder attempt, an auto magnate goes into hiding so his wife can pay for the crime.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Mystery • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Arthur Lubin
CAST:  Brian Donlevy  •  Ella Raines  •  Charles Coburn  •  Helen Walker

The Thief of Bagdad (1924) RT 96% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Jan 1998

A recalcitrant thief vies with a duplicitous Mongol ruler for the hand of a beautiful princess.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Raoul Walsh
CAST:  Douglas Fairbanks  •  Snitz Edwards  •  Charles Belcher  •  Julanne Johnston

The Toll of the Sea (1922) RT Audience 50%

An American sailor marries then deserts the Chinese beauty who had saved his life.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Chester M. Franklin
CAST:  Anna May Wong  •  Kenneth Harlan  •  Beatrice Bentley  •  Priscilla Moran

Shanghai Express (1932) RT 100% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Oct 1993

A beautiful temptress re-kindles an old romance while trying to escape her past during a tension-packed train journey.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Romance • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Josef von Sternberg
CAST:  Marlene Dietrich  •  Clive Brook  •  Anna May Wong  •  Warner Oland

Piccadilly (1929) RT 88% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Mar 2005

A young Chinese woman, working in the kitchen at a London dance club, is given the chance to become the club's main act.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ewald André Dupont
CAST:  Anna May Wong  •  Gilda Gray  •  Jameson Thomas  •  Charles Laughton

Daughter of the Dragon (1931) RT Audience 25%

Princess Ling Moy, a young and beautiful Chinese aristocrat lives next door, unbeknownst to her, to Dr. Fu Manchu, a brilliant but twisted genius who is out to rule the world. ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Corrigan
CAST:  Anna May Wong  •  Warner Oland  •  Sessue Hayakawa  •  Bramwell Fletcher

Peter Pan (1924) RT 100% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Nov 1999

Peter Pan enters the nursery of the Darling children and, with the help of fairy dust, leads them off to Never Never Land, where they meet the nefarious Captain Hook.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family
DIRECTION:  Herbert Brenon
CAST:  Anna May Wong  •  Philippe De Lacy  •  Cyril Chadwick  •  Esther Ralston

Old San Francisco (1927) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Jun 2009

An Asian villain menaces a family of aristocratic Spanish settlers.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alan Crosland
CAST:  Dolores Costello  •  Josef Swickard  •  Anders Randolf  •  Charles Emmett Mack

The Flame of Love (1930)

In Russia, a Chinese dancer gives herself to a duke to save her brother's life.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Walter Summers  •  Richard Eichberg
CAST:  Anna May Wong  •  Georg H. Schnell  •  John Longden  •  Percy Standing

Großstadtschmetterling (1929)

In this, her second silent film with Eichberg, Wong plays Princess Butterfly, an exotic Parisian fan dancer whose “death leap through a circle of naked swords” act goes ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Eichberg
CAST:  Anna May Wong  •  Alexander Granach  •  Nien Sön Ling  •  S.Z. Sakall

The Alaskan (1924)

An Alaskan defies robber barons intent on corrupting the new state.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Brenon
CAST:  Thomas Meighan  •  Estelle Taylor  •  John St. Polis  •  Frank Campeau

The Devil Dancer (1927)

THE DEVIL DANCER was highly praised at time of release for its exquisite cinematography, especially in the use of light and shadow. The film received an Academy Award ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Fred Niblo
CAST:  Gilda Gray  •  Clive Brook  •  Anna May Wong  •  Serge Temoff

When Were You Born (1938)

A San Francisco astrologer correctly predicts a ship passenger's death and then helps the police look for the murderer.  (more)

GENRES: Mystery
DIRECTION:  William C. McGann
CAST:  Margaret Lindsay  •  Anna May Wong  •  Lola Lane  •  James Stephenson

Just Joe (1960)

A shy detergent factory employee unexpectedly finds his feet.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Maclean Rogers
CAST:  Leslie Randall  •  Joan Reynolds  •  Anna May Wong  •  Jon Pertwee

Island of Lost Men (1939)

A Chinese general's daughter (Anna May Wong) tracks her father to a slave-labor tyrant's (J. Carrol Naish) jungle empire.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Kurt Neumann
CAST:  Anna May Wong  •  J. Carrol Naish  •  Eric Blore  •  Ernest Truex

Java Head (1934)

The port city of Bristol, England, in the 1800s is home to Java Head, a sailing ship line company. The owner has two sons. One, a handsome seafarer, is in love with a local ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Thorold Dickinson  •  J. Walter Ruben
CAST:  Anna May Wong  •  Elizabeth Allan  •  John Loder  •  Edmund Gwenn