About the film
Mr. Wong in Chinatown
Release Date: August 01, 1939
|Production Companies||:||Monogram Pictures|
|Producers||:||William T. Lackey|
|Writers||:||Scott Darling, Hugh Wiley|
A pretty Chinese woman, seeking help from San Francisco detective James Lee Wong, is killed by a poisoned dart in his front hall, having time only to scrawl "Captain J" on a sheet of paper. She proves to be Princess Lin Hwa, on a secret military mission for Chinese forces fighting the Japanese invasion. Mr. Wong finds two captains with the intial J in the case, neither being quite what he seems; there's fog on the waterfront and someone still has that poison-dart gun...