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China Gate

China Gate(1957)

Also Known As: Gates of China |

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Brief Synopsis

Near the end of the French phase of the Vietnam War, a group of mercenaries are recruited to travel through enemy territory to the Chinese border, to blow up an arms depot. A Eurasian smuggler, Lucky Legs, agrees to use her connections to help them, in return getting her bastard son into America. The racist father of the boy, Sergeant Brock, is also part of the multinational group. Lucky Legs must use the love of a Eurasian guerilla leader, Major Cham, to get access to the base. Will they destroy the base, and will Brock overcome his racism before Lucky Legs makes The Ultimate Sacrifice?

Cast & Crew

Samuel Fuller Director
Gene Barry Johnny Brock
Angie Dickinson Lia, also known as Lucky Legs
Paul Dubov Captain Caumont
Lee Van Cleef Major Cham
George Givot Corporal Pigalle
Gerald Milton Private Andreades
Marcel Dalio Father Paul
Maurice Marsac Colonel De Sars
Warren Hsieh The boy
Paul Busch Corporal Kruger

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 22 May 1957
Release Date:  1957 Production Date:  [CinemaScope]
AFI Library; EB
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Globe Enterprises, Inc.
Duration(mins):  96-97 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • china gate

    golder sanford 2012-09-11

    i would like to see this movie MORE>

  • Great Flick For Vietnam Historians

    Alan Vande Vusse 2009-12-21

    Unfortunately this movie is not presently available on DVD. Even though some of the actors (Lee Van Cleef)are out of character this is an excellent movie... MORE>

  • BFlick worth watching

    carlos 2006-07-16

    Granted it is a B movie. While I find Lee Van Cleef hrad to believe as an Asian warlord.Its importance to me is the role of Nat King Cole in the movie,... MORE>