China Girl (1942) (DVD)
1942 drama following the exciting exploits of newsreel photographer Johnny on his journeys to China and Burma during World War Two.Â
Starring Gene Tierney, George Montgomery, Lynn Bari and Victor McLaglen.Â
A man will fight for only three things: for a woman, for himself and for a better world.
In 1941, cynical Johnny Williams, a reckless and self-seeking newsreel cameraman, isÂ arrested by military officials in Japanese occupied China. They offer him a tempting sum of money toÂ be their spy. He manages to escape with an American couple, and the trio wind up in Mandalay, where he is captivated by a beautiful Chinese woman, Haoli Young.
Haoli warns Johnny about his association with the Japanese and theÂ unsavoury company he keeps. But despite her suspicions, they fall in love.
One day Haoli abruptly disappears. A devastated Johnny learns that she and her father returned to Kunming where they run a school for orphans. And Johnny knows that the Japanese are about to bomb Kunming...
What the Press Said:
"Some excellent action sequences the script is a cut above the usual." --TV Guide
"A highfalutin movie, full of tough-guy talk, romance and bold intrigue." --New York Times
Running Time: 90 minutes
Region: Region 2
Release Date: 12/05/2014