Am Himmel von China


China Sky (aka Pearl Buck's China Sky) is a 1945 RKO Pictures film based on the novel by Pearl S. Buck. [N 1] It was directed by Ray Enright and featured movie idol Randolph Scott, teamed with Ruth Warrick, Ellen Drew and Anthony Quinn. Although set in wartime China, Quinn and other lead actors portrayed Chinese characters, in keeping with other period films that employed Caucasian actors in Asian roles.[3]

China Sky was one of the last in a succession of wartime films depicting the Chinese confronting Japanese invaders that included: A Yank on the Burma Road (1942), China Girl (1942), Flying Tigers (1942), China (1943), Behind the Rising Sun (1943), Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944), Dragon Seed (1944), God Is My Co-Pilot (1945) and China's Little Devils, released May 27, 1945.[4][5][6] Similar to many of the other treatments, Chinese characters in China Sky were in secondary or subservient roles, with the versatile and highly malleable Quinn taking on another nationality, having already played countless other roles as an Indian, Mafia don, Hawaiian chief, Filipino freedom-fighter, French pirate, Spanish bullfighter and Arab sheik.[7][N 2]

Quelle: Wikipedia(englisch)
weitere Titel:
China Sky ast
Am Himmel von China
آسمان چینfa
I falchi del fiume giallo
Genre:Filmdrama, Literaturverfilmung
Herstellungsland:Vereinigte Staaten
IMDB: 402
Verleih:RKO Pictures
Regie:Ray Enright
Kamera:Nicholas Musuraca
Musik:Leigh Harline
Produzent:Jack J. Gross
Darsteller:Randolph Scott
Ruth Warrick
Ellen Drew
Anthony Quinn
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