The Hatchet Man Poster

Release Date: 1932

Not Yet Rated|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. Carroll 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, Edmund Breese, Tully Marshall, Charles Middleton

Director: William A. Wellman

Genres: Crime drama

Production Co: First National Pictures

Keywords: Love triangle, Rivalry, Daughter, Love, Melodramatic, 1930s