Black Dragons is a 1942 Cinema of the United States film directed by William Nigh and starring Bela Lugosi, Joan Barclay, and George Pembroke. The Black Dragon Society also appears in Let's Get Tough! a 1942 East Side Kids film made by the same team of writer Harvey Gates and producer Sam Katzman. The cast includes Clayton Moore (later famous as the Lone Ranger), who plays a handsome detective.
It is prior to the commencement of World War II, and Japan's fiendish Black Dragon Society is hatching an evil plot with the Nazis. They instruct a brilliant scientist, Dr. Melcher, to travel to Japan on a secret mission. There he operates on six Japanese conspirators, transforming them to resemble six American leaders. The actual leaders are murdered and replaced with their likenesses. Dr. Melcher is condemned to a lifetime of imprisonment so the secret may die with him.
Category:Mad scientist films
Category:American spy films
Category:American World War II propaganda films
Category:Pre-1950 science fiction films
Category:Films directed by William Nigh
Category:Monogram Pictures films