Mr. Wong Collection [Mr. Wong, Detective/The Mystery of Mr. Wong/Mr. Wong in Chinatown/The Fatal Hour/Doomed to Die]
Directed by William Nigh
Film legend Boris Karloff (Frankenstein, The Raven, Black Sabbath) commands the role of James Lee Wong, the eminent gentleman-sleuth of the printed page, in five taut tales of mystery and murder for Monogram Pictures and director William Nigh (The Ape). Grant Withers (Goin’ to Town) co-stars as Wong’s fellow case-cracker, the irascible Police Captain Street.
MR. WONG, DETECTIVE (1938) — Upon the discovery of a strange glass globe, Mr. Wong delves into the death of a chemical company bigwig. With Maxine Jennings.
THE MYSTERY OF MR. WONG (1939) — Mr. Wong works to crack the killer riddle of an exquisite gemstone known as the Eye of the Daughter of the Moon. With Dorothy Tree.
MR. WONG IN CHINATOWN (1939) — There’s murder in the house of Mr. Wong when death by dart comes to Princess Lin Hwa (Lotus Long). With Marjorie Reynolds.
THE FATAL HOUR (1940) — Mr. Wong tracks the treacherous trail of a corpse to a jewel-smuggling ring on the San Francisco waterfront. With Marjorie Reynolds.
DOOMED TO DIE a.k.a. Mystery of the Wentworth Castle (1940) — When a shipping magnate is mysteriously shot, Mr. Wong springs into action. With Marjorie Reynolds.
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- Aspect Ratio: 1.37:1
- Color: B&W