Footwork

Footwork

by Hugh Wiley

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Overview

Collier’s, March 2nd 1940
MR. WONG
FOOTWORK
by Hugh Wiley
illustrated by Irving Nurick

Footwork. James Lee doing some fast thinking. Page 24
The killer of Radford was clever. But, as James Lee said, “A man can dig his grave with his tongue”

Murder? Espionage? Bumpkin Sheriffs? All in a day's work for Detective James Lee Wong, portrayed by Boris Karloff in the movies.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940012486523
Publisher: Peril Press
Publication date: 04/22/2011
Series: Detective James Lee Wong , #19
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 18 MB
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About the Author

In an attempt to cash in on the success of the Charlie Chan and Mr Moto movies, Monogram hired Boris Karloff to play Hugh Wiley's Detective James Lee Wong character from Collier's magazine. Boris Karloff played the character in 5 movies. Keye Luke (famous for playing Charlie Chan's #1 son) played the character in the 6th movie.

Hugh Wiley wrote short stories for The Saturday Evening Post, Collier's, Argosy, Blue Book and many others. As well as a few novels.

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