|Shadow of Chinatown|
Film poster advertising the first episode
|Directed by||Robert F. Hill|
|Produced by||Sam Katzman|
|Written by||William Buchanan (screenplay)|
Basil Dickey (screenplay)
Robert F. Hill (story)
|Edited by||Charles Henkel Jr.|
|Distributed by||Victory Pictures|
|71 minutes (film)|
281 minutes (serial)
Shadow of Chinatown is both a 1936 film serial and a feature film edited from the serial made by Sam Katzman's Victory Pictures.
A consortium of American businesses are disturbed by the loss of profits due to Chinese businesses located in Chinatowns in the United States. They hire a pair of Eurasians and their criminal organization to eliminate their competition.
The serial chapters are as follows:
The serial was known originally as just Chinatown and was written with Lugosi in mind.
A feature version of this serial was released simultaneously with the serial itself. It was also called "Shadow of Chinatown" and contained no new footage.