Tiger Bay (1934 film)

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Tiger Bay is a 1934 British film directed by J. Elder Wills and starring the Chinese-American actor Anna May Wong.

James Ernest Elder Wills (1900–1970) was a British person who had a lengthy career in the film industry.

Anna May Wong 20th-century Chinese American actress

Anna May Wong was an American actress, considered to be the first Toisonese (Taishanese) Chinese American Hollywood movie star, as well as the first Chinese American actress to gain international recognition. Her long and varied career spanned silent film, sound film, television, stage, and radio.

The film is about a young Englishman abroad, Michael, who deliberately visits a tough Chinese district of Tiger Bay to test his strength. He falls in love with Letty at Lui Chang's nightclub and battles a protection racket. Meanwhile, Lui fends off Olaf and his cronies, who attempt to intimidate Fay and Lui.

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Henry Victor was an English-born character actor who had his highest profile in the film silent era, he appeared in numerous film roles in his native Britain, before emigrating to the US in 1939 where he continued his career.

Lawrence Grossmith British actor

Lawrence Randall Grossmith was an English actor, the son of the Gilbert and Sullivan performer George Grossmith and the brother of the actor-manager George Grossmith Jr.

Margaret Yarde British actress

Margaret Yarde was a British actress. Initially training to be an opera singer, she made her London stage debut in 1907. She often played domestics, landladies and mothers.

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