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Director  John Brahm
Music director  Karol Rathaus
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Country  United Kingdom
5.2/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Producer  Julius Hagen
Language  English
Broken Blossoms (1936 film) movie poster
Writer  Thomas Burke, Emlyn Williams
Release date  20 May 1936 (UK) 13 January 1937 (US)
Cast  Emlyn Williams (Chen Huan), Dolly Haas (Lucy Burrows), Arthur Margetson (Battling Burrows), Gibb McLaughlin (Evil Eye)
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Broken Blossoms is a 1936 British drama film directed by John Brahm and starring Emlyn Williams, Arthur Margetson, Basil Radford and Edith Sharpe. Director Bernard Vorhaus was technical supervisor.

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The film is based on the short story "The Chink and the Child" by Thomas Burke from his collection Limehouse Nights (1916), and was produced at Twickenham Studios in London. The story had previously been adapted by D. W. Griffith for his film Broken Blossoms (1919) starring Lillian Gish.

Plot

A Chinese missionary comes to London where he works in the slums and helps a young girl being ill-treated by her abusive father.

Cast

  • Emlyn Williams - Chen
  • Arthur Margetson ... Battling Burrows
  • C.V. France ... High Priest
  • Basil Radford ... Mr. Reed
  • Edith Sharpe ... Mrs. Reed
  • Ernest Jay ... Alf
  • Bertha Belmore ... Daisy
  • Gibb McLaughlin ... Evil Eye
  • Ernest Sefton ... Manager
  • Donald Calthrop ... Old Chinaman
  • Kathleen Harrison ... Mrs. Lossy
  • Kenneth Villiers ... Missionary
  • Dorothy Minto ... Woman
  • Sam Wilkinson ... Guide
  • Jerry Verno ... Bert
  • Dolly Haas ... Lucy Burrows
  • References

    Broken Blossoms (1936 film) Wikipedia
    Broken Blossoms (1936 film) IMDb Broken Blossoms (1936 film) themoviedb.org


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