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The Bitter Tea of General Yen

The Bitter Tea of General Yen(1933)

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Brief Synopsis

An American missionary falls in love with a Chinese warlord.

Cast & Crew

Frank R. Capra Director
Barbara Stanwyck Megan [Davis]
Nils Asther General Yen
Toshia Mori Mah-Li
Gavin Gordon Bob [Dr. Robert Strike]
Lucien Littlefield Mr. [Willis] Jackson
Richard Loo Captain Li
Emmett Corrigan Bishop Harkness
Clara Blandick Mrs. Jackson
Moy Ming Dr. Lin
Robert Wayne Rev. Bostwick
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  not available
Release Date:  1933 Production Date:  A Frank Capra Production; Harry Cohn, President
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Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Columbia Pictures Corp.
Sound:  Mono (Western Electric Sound System) Production Co:  Columbia Pictures Corp.
Duration(mins):  87-89 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  8,105    
Duration(reels):  9    

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  • Nils Asther

    Michi Jones 2013-10-22

    This is one of the finest movies of the 30's. Nils Asther's performance is underrated at best. I bought it last year, and have watched it over... MORE>

  • Hard to believe this is Directed by Frank Capra

    denscul 2013-10-05

    How did I ever miss this film? Mr. Sweet and Syrupy Capra proved he could direct a film that displays all the range of human virtues and fragilities. Set... MORE>

  • The Bitter of General Yen

    Dashiell Barnes 2012-09-23

    The first film to play at Radio City Music Hall. Stanwyck is a missionary held captive by Asther during a civil war in China, extraordinary performances... MORE>