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Shadows of the Orient


Society dame smashes plot to make San Francisco's Chinatown the Hong Kong of the West.

Shadows of the Orient is a 1935 American film directed by Burt P. Lynwood.

Plot summary

Pre WWII action yarn centering on the efforts of law enforcement officers trying to track down the head of a smuggling ring operating out of the 'shadows' of Chinatown.


  • Esther Ralston as Viola Avery
  • Regis Toomey as Inspector Bob Baxter
  • J. Farrell MacDonald as Inspector Sullivan
  • Oscar Apfel as Judge Avery
  • Sidney Blackmer as King Moss
  • Eddie Fetherston as James 'Flash' Dawson
  • Kit Guard as Spud Nolan
  • James B. Leong as Ching Chu


Category:1935 films
Category:American films
Category:1930s crime drama films
Category:American crime drama films
Category:English-language films
Category:Black-and-white films

Larry Darmour

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