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17 Ratings

The Face of Fu Manchu

Directed by Don Sharp
United Kingdom, West Germany, 1965
Crime, Action, Thriller


Grisly strangulations in London alert Nayland Smith of Scotland Yard to the possibility that fiendish Fu Manchu may not after all be dead, even though Smith witnessed his execution. A killer spray made from Tibetan berries seems to be involved and clues keep leading back to the Thames.

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The Face of Fu Manchu Directed by Don Sharp

Critics reviews

A 30s villain revived for the 60s, hence a car chase (with vintage cars), a Scotland Yard copper doling out karate chops, and an all-powerful weapon of mass destruction that feels very Cold War. That’s the only bit that makes you sit up and take notice, thousands of people killed instantly in a quaint English village – “Right in the middle of breakfast…” notes our hero, perusing the crime scene – but the rest has diverting details…
January 04, 2014
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