Please tick to indicate that you understand the above and agree not to share any material from this version of Genome externally. Inspector Merryweather is inspecting Hank's when Hank decides to make his attempt, and gets into helping rescue the husband who is being held in prison in Canton. Susan Hayward signed to play the female lead. Retrieved 22 April 2018 — via National Library of Australia. Twentieth Century Fox: A Corporate and Financial History The Scarecrow Filmmakers Series. Your changes will only be visible to all users once they have been verified. Ex-pilot now steers pen on film scripts.
To win her heart, Hank must find a way to rescue Louis. After checking into a somewhat seedy hotel, populated by various rogues from different lands, Hayward contacts Rennie, a local police captain. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc. We are trying to reflect the information printed in the magazine. Merryweather is forced to help Hank fight off a Chinese gunboat sent in pursuit. She decides to arrange his escape. She gets no help from either American or British authorities but she remains undaunted.
When her photographer husband Barry is missing in the Far East Hayward goes to Hong Kong in search of him. Upon discovering that Barry is being held by the Communists somewhere on the Chinese mainland, Gable risks his neck to rescue the man. He promises to help find her husband. Learning he is being held captive by the Chinese government, she seeks the help of smuggler Hank Lee Clark Gable , who has a shady reputation for being able to get anything done. There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome.
Gann had lived in Hong Kong in his youth working for a telephone company and always wanted to write a book set there. When they return safely to Hong Kong, Louis graciously bows out of his wife's life. However, film rights went to , who had a deal with Clark Gable, and Gable asked them to buy the novel as a vehicle for him. Or do you have a question about this programme? His novels and had just been filmed with and Wayne became interested in purchasing the film rights. Swayed by his attraction to Jane, Hank agrees -- but he may regret his decision when the quest lands him in dangerous communist territory. The film was set mostly in Hong Kong and was filmed on location there, but Hayward could not take her children there because she was in the middle of a divorce.
Instead the film was rewritten so scenes featuring her were filmed in Hollywood. He moved there in 1953, hired a Chinese junk and researched and wrote the novel. Gann's novel attracted the interest of film studios before it had been published. Having fallen in love with Jane and realising that she will not let herself get involved with him while her husband's fate remains uncertain, Hank decides to rescue the man himself. She attracts the eye of shady shipping magnate Hank Lee.
Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 1989. Do you know something about this programme that we have not included in the listing? To win her heart, Hank must find a way to rescue Louis. Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the and these terms. The novel was published in October 1954. Jane Hoyt Susan Hayward comes to Hong Kong to find her husband, Louis Gene Barry , a photojournalist who has been missing for three months.
The rest of the unit left for Hong Kong in November 1954 for five weeks of location filming. After getting nowhere with the authorities, she is led by some underground characters to an American soldier of fortune working in the area against the Communists. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today. Gable is hired by Susan Hayward, who hopes to locate her missing husband, photographer Gene Barry. The Great Stars: a new series starting with three films from the ' King ' of Hollywood with Susan Hayward Michael Rennie , Gene Barry An American adventurer in Hong Kong devises a daring plan to rescue a photographer held captive in Communist China. With his help, she learns that Louis entered Communist China and was imprisoned as a suspected spy. Cast: , , , , , , , Director: Genres: Keywords: , , , , , ,.
Producer yet to book own film. Along the way, he falls in love with Hayward, which may or may not compromise his dedication to saving. . Clark Gable risks his life to save a beautiful woman's husband in this adventure drama filmed largely on location in Hong Kong. When her photographer husband goes missing, Jane Hoyt Susan Hayward implores Hank Lee Gable , an American mercenary who runs a smuggling operation from Hong Kong, to help find him. Synopsis The first of two Clark Gable films produced by 20th Century-Fox, casts Gable as an American mercenary, running a successful smuggling operation in and out of Hong Kong. She offered to pull out of the film.