Tong Man (1919) DVD
Tong Man (1919)DVD
Set in San Francisco's Chinatown, this groundbreaking silent thriller stars Sessue Hayakawa as a "hatchet man" for a local crime boss who falls for the daughter of a merchant who is smuggling drugs. Hayakawa is assigned to murder the man, but when herefuses, he finds himself the target of an assassin. Helen Jerome Eddy, Toyo Fujita also star. 58 min. Standard; Soundtrack: music score; bonus short "The Immigrant" (1917). Silent with music score.