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1 hr. 14 min.

Plot Summary
Top assassin Wong Low Get (Edward G. Robinson) hears word that he must end the life of his longtime confidant, Sun Yat Ming (J. Carrol Naish). In his last moments of life, Sun asks Wong to care for his soon-to-be-orphaned daughter, Toya San (Loretta Young). Wong agrees, and takes in Toya as his own. When fellow Chinatown thug Harry En Hai (Leslie Fenton) falls for Toya, it ignites a deadly and passionate love triangle that will test the true depth of Wong's loyalty to his fallen friend.

Cast: Edward G. Robinson , Loretta Young , Dudley Digges , Leslie Fenton , J. Carrol Naish ,

Director: William Wellman

Genres: Crime drama

The Hatchet Man (1932)

Release Date: January 1st, 1932|1 hr. 14 min.

fan reviews ( 1 )
  • January 21, 2010 leh26yrusaf
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    I first saw this film many years ago, long before I was schooled in Mandarin Chinese (not spoken in the movie). Very good film if you are a fan of EGR, otherwise, very dated by today's standards.

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