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Director  Rowland V. Lee
Music director  Oscar Potoker
Language  English
7/10 IMDb

Genre  Thriller
Duration  
Country  United States
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Writer  Sax Rohmer, Lloyd Corrigan, Florence Ryerson, George Marion, Jr.
Release date  August 10, 1929 (1929-08-10)
Sequel  The Return of Dr. Fu Manchu
Cast  Warner Oland (Dr. Fu Manchu), Neil Hamilton (Dr. Jack Petrie), Jean Arthur (Lia Eltham)
Similar movies  Slave of Crime, The Mask of Fu Manchu, The Face of Fu Manchu
Tagline  Danger - Mystery Thrills

The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu is a 1929 film starring Warner Oland as Dr. Fu Manchu. It was the first Fu Manchu film of the talkie era. It was very loosely based on the novel, The Mystery of Dr. Fu-Manchu by Sax Rohmer.

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A young white girl, Lia Eltham, is left in Fu Manchu's care. A British regiment, chasing Boxer rebels, fires on Fu Manchu's home, killing his wife and child. When Lia Eltham grows up, he uses her as an instrument for revenge. Opposing Fu Manchu are Police Inspector Nayland Smith and Dr. Jack Petrie.

Cast

  • Warner Oland as Dr. Fu Manchu
  • Neil Hamilton as Dr. Jack Petrie
  • Jean Arthur as Lia Eltham
  • O. P. Heggie as Inspector Nayland Smith
  • William Austin as Sylvester Wadsworth
  • Claude King as Sir John Petrie
  • Charles A. Stevenson as General Petrie
  • Evelyn Selbie as Fai Lu
  • Noble Johnson as Li Po
  • References

    The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu Wikipedia
    The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu IMDb The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu themoviedb.org


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