DIRECTED BY JOHN FORD
PRODUCED BY BERNARD SMITH/ JOHN FORD
BERNARD SMITH PRODUCTIONS/ JOHN FORD PRODUCTIONS
METRO GOLDWYN MAYER (MGM)
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In a mission in China in 1935, Agatha Andrews is a rigid missionary
beset by Mongolian bandits led by Warlord chief Tunga Khan.
With her are her assistant Jane Argent, staff members Emma Clark,
Miss Russell and Miss Binns, head of the British mission,
Charles Pather, a teacher at the mission and his pregnant wife Florrie.
When Dr. D.R. Cartwright arrives, she agrees to sacrifice herself
to the Tunga Khan in exchange for his letting the ladies go free.
Written by alfiehitchie
Anne Bancroft ... Dr. D.R. Cartwright
Sue Lyon ... Emma Clark, Mission Staff
Margaret Leighton ... Agatha Andrews, Head of Mission
Flora Robson ... Miss Binns, Head of British Mission
Mildred Dunnock ... Jane Argent, Andrews' Assistant
Betty Field ... Mrs. Florrie Pether, Charles' pregnant wife
Anna Lee ... Mrs. Russell, Mission Staff
Eddie Albert ... Charles Pether, Mission Teacher
Mike Mazurki ... Tunga Khan, Bandit Leader
Woody Strode ... Lean Warrior
Jane Chang ... Miss Ling, Mission Staff
Hans William Lee ... Kim, Mission Staff
H.W. Gim ... Coolie
Irene Tsu ... Chinese Girl
Lee Kolima ... Warrior (uncredited)
Norah Lofts (short story "Chinese Finale")
Janet Green and
Anne Bancroft replaced Patricia Neal when Neal suffered a stroke during filming.
The last movie that John Ford directed.
Originally titled "Chinese Finale" according to an M-G-M 40th anniversary short.
Katharine Hepburn turned down a role in the movie.
There are actually eight women: Doctor Cartwright, Agatha Andrews, Jane Argent, Emma Clark, Florrie Pether, Miss Binns, Mrs. Russell, and Miss Ling.
Dr. D.R. Cartwright: [to Tunga Khan, Bandit Leader]
So long, ya bastard!
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