Bombs over Burma

Overview

Of the two PRC Anna May Wong vehicles filmed during the 1942-43 season, Bombs Over Burma is marginally the best, thanks to the cinematic savvy of writer-director Joseph H. Lewis. Relying more on strong visuals than clever dialogue, the film details the contributions of the courageous Chinese guerilla fighters in keeping the Burma Road safe for Allied transport vehicles during WW2. During the arduous construction of the serpentine thoroughfare, a number of Chinese workers are killed by a mysterious saboteur. It ...
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Overview

Of the two PRC Anna May Wong vehicles filmed during the 1942-43 season, Bombs Over Burma is marginally the best, thanks to the cinematic savvy of writer-director Joseph H. Lewis. Relying more on strong visuals than clever dialogue, the film details the contributions of the courageous Chinese guerilla fighters in keeping the Burma Road safe for Allied transport vehicles during WW2. During the arduous construction of the serpentine thoroughfare, a number of Chinese workers are killed by a mysterious saboteur. It turns out that the assailant is English nobleman Sir Roger Howe Leslie Denison, who is actually a Nazi agent. Chinese schoolteacher Lin Yung Anna May Wong is the freedom fighter responsible for the unmasking and ultimate destruction of the duplicitous Sir Roger the villain's death scene is the film's hands-down highlight.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/28/2005
  • UPC: 089218479297
  • Original Release: 1942
  • Rating:

  • Source: Alpha Video
  • Presentation: B&W
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:05:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 68,314

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Noel Madison Me-hoi
Leslie Denison Sir Roger Howe
Ned Young Slim Jenkins
Dan Seymour Pete Braganza
Frank Lackteen Hallam
Judith Gibson Lucy Dell
Richard Loo
Dennis Moore
Anna May Wong Lin Ying
Technical Credits
Joseph H. Lewis Director, Screenwriter
Arthur Alexander Producer
Robert C. Cline Cinematographer
Charles Hendle Jr. Editor
Milton M. Raison Screenwriter
Milton Raison Original Story
Alfred Stern Producer
Lee Zahler Musical Direction/Supervision
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Chapter 1 [1:07]
2. Chapter 2 [10:01]
3. Chapter 3 [12:17]
4. Chapter 4 [6:51]
5. Chapter 5 [10:54]
6. Chapter 6 [12:09]
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