Here he is … the incomparable Mr. Wong, Detective – starring Boris Karloff! Author Hugh Wiley created the distinguished, gentlemanly Oriental detective for a Collier’s magazine story in 1935. Three years later, Monogram Pictures brought Mr. Wong to life on the big screen with 6 feature films, 5 of which starred Boris Karloff. This 3-DVD boxed set includes the complete collection, all 6 films, digitally restored for your viewing pleasure. Nearly 7 hours of detective thrills!
- Mr. Wong, Detective - 1938 Starring Boris Karloff. In the first film in the series, Mr. Wong investigates the killing of a chemical manufacturer and two subsequent murders. (68 min.)
- The Mystery of Mr. Wong - 1939 Starring Boris Karloff. Mr. Wong attempts to solve the murder of an antique collector who was in possession of a famous jewel known as “The Eye of the Moon.” (70 min.)
- Mr. Wong in Chinatown - 1939 Starring Boris Karloff. A poisoned dart kills a beautiful Chinese woman. When she is discovered to be Princess Lin Hwa, on a secret military mission for Chinese forces fighting the Japanese invasion, Wong takes action. (71 min.)
- Mr. Wong in The Fatal Hour - 1940 Starring Boris Karloff. When Captain Street’s best friend is murdered, he enlists the help of Mr. Wong. (66 min.)
- Mr. Wong in Doomed to Die - 1940 Starring Boris Karloff. Shipping magnate Cyrus Wentworth is shot and killed and Captain Street is convinced the murderer is Wentworth’s daughter’s fiancé Dick Fleming. (67 min.)
- Mr. Wong in Phantom of Chinatown - 1940 In the last film in the series, Keye Luke replaces Boris Karloff as a younger version of the Oriental sleuth James Lee Wong. Here, “Jimmy” Wong searches for the killer of archeologist Dr. John Benton, who recently returned from an expedition to China where he recovered a valuable ancient scroll. (61 min.)
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Black and White, 403 minutes DVD 1950s
Starring: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Grant Withers, Marjorie Reynolds, Charles Trowbridge, Keye Luke, Angelo Rossitto, Arline Judge, Wallace Ford, Bessie Loo, Charles Miller, Ernie Stanton, Evelyn Brent, Frank Bruno, George Lynn, George Lloyd, Grace Wood, Guy Usher, Hooper Atchley, Huntley Gordon
Our Price: $24.99
Package: Printed Sleeve