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Spencer Chan

Spencer Chan



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Cast (feature film)

Cheung Chin Fuchai (1993)
A terminally-ill, recently fired newscaster gets rehired when he happens upon an inside scoop concerning a police coverup which is destined to boost his station's ratings.
Flower Drum Song (1961) as Dr. Chon
A refugee travels to Chinatown as a mail-order bride.
Never So Few (1959) as Merchant
A U.S. military troop takes command of a band of Burmese guerillas during World War II.
Forbidden (1953) as Chin
Eddie Darrow has been hired by Philadelphia mobster Barney Pendleton to locate Christine Lawrence (Eddie's ex-lover and widow of Barney's former associate) and bring her home. Eddie tracks her down in Macao, where he saves the life of casino owner Justin Keet, then finds that Christine is engaged to marry Justin. Life gets awfully complicated...
Cripple Creek (1952) as Ah Fong
Government agents infiltrate a gold smuggling ring preying on miners.
Macao (1952) as Knifer
A man on the run in the Far East is mistaken for an undercover cop.
The Law and the Lady (1951) as Chinese servant
A society jewel thief falls for one of her marks.
The House on Telegraph Hill (1951) as Chinese cook
A concentration camp survivor assumes a dead woman''''s identity but gets caught in a wealthy family''''s intrigues.
Timber Fury (1950) as Chung
The Reformer and the Redhead (1950) as Chinese laundryman
A small-town politician falls for an idealistic zookeeper.
The Breaking Point (1950) as Chinese man
A desperate fishing boat captain rents his ship to some gunmen on the lam.
We Were Strangers (1949) as
A Cuban American returns to his homeland during the Revolution and becomes involved in an assassination attempt.
Malaya (1949) as Chinese shipmaster
Two men join forces to smuggle rubber out of occupied Malaya during World War II.
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) as Proprietor
Dobbs and Curtin meet up in Mexico, and go to work for a contractor, MacClane, who takes them away to remote site and tells them they will be paid when the job is finished. When they are finished, they return to town to find MacClane to get their wages. MacClane gives them a few dollars, and says he'll just go to the bank and pick up the payroll for them. Dobbs and Curtin then meet up with an old prospector, who claims the hills are still full of gold, and if they can get the cash, he'll go with them. They eventually get the cash from MacClane after a little "persuasion", and all three set off for the hills as good friends, but will they return that way?
Little Mister Jim (1947) as Chinese clerk
After his mother''s death, a young boy tries to help his father stop drinking.
Singapore (1947) as Electrician
After the war, Matt Gordon returns to Singapore to retrieve a fortune in smuggled pearls. Arrived, he reminisces in flashback about his prewar fiancée, alluring Linda, and her disappearance during the Japanese attack. But now Linda resurfaces...with amnesia and married to rich planter Van Leyden. Meanwhile, sinister fence Mauribus schemes to get Matt's pearls.
The Chinese Ring (1947) as Chinese officer
The famed Asian detective investigates a murder linked to the Chinese fight for freedom.
The Beginning or the End (1947) as Japanese navy officer
True story of the Manhattan Project and the race to build the atomic bomb.
That Brennan Girl (1946) as Chinese headwaiter
First Yank into Tokyo (1945) as
An army pilot infiltrates the Japanese during World War II.
Betrayal from the East (1945) as Japanese agent
A carnival showman tries to keep Japanese spies from sabotaging the Panama Canal.
Back to Bataan (1945) as Japanese man
An Army colonel leads a guerrilla campaign against the Japanese in the Philippines.
The Purple Heart (1944) as Naval aide
This is the story of the crew of a downed bomber, captured after a run over Tokyo, early in the war. Relates the hardships the men endure while in captivity, and their final humiliation: being tried and convicted as war criminals.
Dragon Seed (1944) as Farmer
Chinese peasants fight to survive the Japanese occupation during World War II.
Behind the Rising Sun (1943) as Japanese swordsman
A Japanese publisher urges his American-educated son to side with the Axis.
Across the Pacific (1942) as Chief engineer Mitsuko
An American agent tries to keep Axis spies from blowing up the Panama Canal.
Wake Island (1942) as Japanese captain
Marines stationed in the Pacific fight off the Japanese during World War II.
The Tuttles of Tahiti (1942) as Chauffeur/Chinese jeweler
A family in the South Seas goes to any lengths to escape work.
Destination Unknown (1942) as Servant
The General Died at Dawn (1936) as Killer
In revolution-torn China, American mercenary O'Hara is entrusted with a perilous mission, to get arms for the helpless authorities in a province ravaged by warlord General Yang. On the train to Shanghai, he meets Judy Perrie, whose father is in league with Yang. Will Judy regret agreeing to lure O'Hara to his doom, and if so, can she make it up to him? The balance of power seesaws to a perilous conclusion.

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