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The Face of Fu Manchu

  • Film
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Time Out says

Sax Rohmer's fiendish Yellow Peril revived and played straight in a beautifully designed, perfectly paced and genuinely exciting thriller, with terrific performances from Lee (Fu Manchu) and Green (a magnificently imperturbable Nayland Smith). The Chinoiserie sets are gorgeous; even better are the locations, so carefully chosen for their period possibilities that the spirit of Feuillade hovers benignly over sequences like the great chase with rattletrap cars speeding along cobbled alleys while the pilot of a pursuing aeroplane leans, entrancingly, over the side to drop his squat, fin-tailed bombs by hand. Stylish, witty and a treat to watch.
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Release Details

  • Duration:94 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Don Sharp
  • Screenwriter:Peter Welbeck Harry Alan Towers
  • Cast:
    • Christopher Lee
    • Nigel Green
    • Joachim Fuchsberger
    • Karin Dor
    • Tsai Chin
    • Howard Marion Crawford
    • Walter Rilla
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