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The Crimson City
(1928) American
B&W : Six reels / 5388 feet
Directed by Archie Mayo

Cast: Myrna Loy [Onoto], John Miljan [Gregory Kent], Leila Hyams [Nadine Howells], Matthew Betz (Mathew Betz) [‘Dagger’ Foo], Anders Randolf [Major Howells], Sojin (Sojin Kamiyama) [Sing Yoy], Anna May Wong [Su], Richard Tucker [Richard Brand]

Warner Brothers Pictures, Incorporated, production; distributed by Warner Brothers Pictures, Incorporated. / Scenario by Anthony Coldeway, from a screen story by Anthony Coldeway. Assistant director, Gordon Hollingshead. Cinematography by Barney McGill. Intertitles by James A. Starr. / © 3 April 1928 by Warner Brothers Pictures, Incorporated [LP25117]. Released 7 April 1928. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. Western Electric Vitaphone sound-on-disc sound system. / Silent film, with synchronized music and sound effects.


Survival status: Print exists in the Museo del Cine Pablo C. Ducros Hicken film archive [recovered 2008] : A trailer exists in the Library of Congress film archive.

Current rights holder: (unknown)

Keywords: China - Crime: Embezzlement - Synchronized sound film

Listing updated: 6 May 2010.

References: Geduld-Birth p. ? : Website-AFI : with additional information provided by Pete Jones.

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