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Dragon Seed(1944)

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Brief Synopsis

Chinese peasants fight to survive the Japanese occupation during World War II.

Cast & Crew

Katharine Hepburn Jade [Tan]
Walter Huston Ling [Tan]
Aline MacMahon Ling's wife
Turhan Bey Lao Er [Tan]
Hurd Hatfield Lao San [Tan]
J. Carrol Naish Jap kitchen overseer
Agnes Moorehead Third Cousin's wife
Henry Travers Third Cousin
Robert Bice Lao Ta [Tan]
Robert Lewis Captain Sato
Frances Rafferty Orchid [Tan]
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 20 Jul 1944
Release Date:  1944 Production Date:  AFI
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  146 or 148 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  13,229    
Duration(reels):  15    

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  • Oh No, Just No

    Movie Lady 2017-11-11

    I applaud the feminism expressed in the story, but that originated with Pearl S. Buck, not Hollywood. We have Hollywood to thank for the utterly laughable... MORE>

  • let us make a deal...

    a.morris 2017-11-11

    maybe an apology to any asian who has or ever will exist may be in order.. dear asians..sorry..that a woman ..from the east coast of the u.s...with the... MORE>

  • DRAGON SEED

    John Gamble 2016-01-07

    I saw this picture as a child and never forgot it. It is informative and future forward for it's time. A great picture for women's liberation. MORE>