King of Chinatown (1939)
|Release Date:||January 1, 1937|
|Running time:||60 minutes|
|Cast:||Anna May Wong, Akim Tamiroff, J. Carrol Naish, Anthony Quinn|
Description: This gangster film is also a tribute to Dr. Margaret "Mom" Chung, the first American-born Chinese female physician and founder of the first clinic in San Francisco's Chinatown. The film centers around a surgeon -- based on Chung -- who saves a mobster's life.
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