|Passage from Hong Kong|
|Directed by||D. Ross Lederman|
|Written by|| Fred Niblo Jr. |
Earl Derr Biggers
|Produced by||William Jacobs|
|Starring|| Lucile Fairbanks |
|Cinematography||Allen G. Siegler|
|Edited by||Frederick Richards|
|Music by||William Lava|
|Distributed by||Warner Bros.|
Passage from Hong Kong is a 1941 American comedy film directed by D. Ross Lederman and written by Fred Niblo Jr. and Earl Derr Biggers.The film stars Lucile Fairbanks, Douglas Kennedy, Paul Cavanagh, Richard Ainley, Marjorie Gateson and Gloria Holden. The film was released by Warner Bros. in September 1941.
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing is a 1955 Deluxe color American drama-romance film in CinemaScope. Set in 1949–50 in Hong Kong, it tells the story of a married, but separated, American reporter Mark Elliot, who falls in love with a Eurasian doctor originally from China, Han Suyin, only to encounter prejudice from her family and from Hong Kong society.
Wallace Fitzgerald Beery was an American film and stage actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Bill in Min and Bill (1930) opposite Marie Dressler, as General Director Preysing in Grand Hotel (1932), as Long John Silver in Treasure Island (1934), as Pancho Villa in Viva Villa! (1934), and his titular role in The Champ (1931), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor. Beery appeared in some 250 films during a 36-year career. His contract with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer stipulated in 1932 that he would be paid $1 more than any other contract player at the studio. This made Beery the highest-paid film actor in the world during the early 1930s. He was the brother of actor Noah Beery and uncle of actor Noah Beery Jr.
The year 1950 in film involved some significant events.
AFI's 100 Years...100 Stars is the American Film Institute's list ranking the top 25 male and 25 female greatest screen legends of American film history and is the second list of the AFI 100 Years... series.
Gloria Anna Holden was an English-born American film actress, best known for her role as Dracula's Daughter. She often portrayed cold society women.
MacDonnell Road is a street in the Mid-Levels area of Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong.
Marjorie Augusta Gateson was an American stage and film actress.
Rogues of Sherwood Forest is a 1950 Technicolor adventure film from Columbia Pictures, directed by Gordon Douglas, and starring John Derek as Robin, the Earl of Huntingdon, the son of Robin Hood, Diana Lynn as Lady Marianne, and Alan Hale, Sr. in his third Robin Hood film role as Little John during a 28-year period; he'd played the part opposite Douglas Fairbanks in 1922 and Errol Flynn in 1938, one of the longest periods over which a film actor played the same major character. It was also Hale's final film before his death. Rogues of Sherwood Forest was written by George Bruce and Ralph Gilbert Bettison.
Crime Does Not Pay was an MGM anthology crime film series of shorts that ran from 1935-1947. Each episode was around 20 minutes in length and composer-conductor John Gart provided the music. It later spawned a radio series of the same name.
William Grigs Atkinson, known professionally as Paul Cavanagh, was an English film and stage actor. He appeared in more than 100 films between 1928 and 1959.
The Corsican Brothers is a 1941 swashbuckler film starring Douglas Fairbanks Jr. in a dual role as the title Conjoined twins, separated at birth and raised in entirely different circumstances. Both thirst for revenge against the man who killed their parents, both fall in love with the same woman. The story is very loosely based on the 1844 novella Les frères Corses by French writer Alexandre Dumas, père.
Moonlight in Hawaii is a 1941 American musical film comedy starring Jane Frazee.
Mr. Fix-It is a 1918 American silent comedy film starring Douglas Fairbanks, Marjorie Daw, and Wanda Hawley, directed by Allan Dwan.
Lucile Fairbanks (1917–1999) was an American actress who appeared in eleven feature films between 1939 and 1942, playing a lead role in A Fugitive from Justice (1940) and Passage from Hong Kong (1941).
The Man Who Returned to Life is a 1942 American black-and-white drama film directed by Lew Landers, written by Gordon Rigby and released by Columbia Pictures.
Here Comes Happiness is a 1941 American comedy film directed by Noel M. Smith and written by Charles L. Tedford. The film stars Mildred Coles, Edward Norris, Richard Ainley, Russell Hicks, Marjorie Gateson and John Ridgely. The film was released by Warner Bros. on March 15, 1941.
Knockout is a 1941 American drama film directed by William Clemens and written by M. Coates Webster. The film stars Arthur Kennedy, Olympe Bradna, Virginia Field, Anthony Quinn, Cliff Edwards and Cornel Wilde. The film was released by Warner Bros. on March 29, 1941.