Chu Chin Chow
Chu Chin Chow (1934)

The timeworn British stage musical Chu Chin Chow had already been made into a silent picture when this talkie version made its bow in 1934. Based on Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves, the film stars corpulent music-hall comedian George Robey as… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 1, 1934
DVD Release Date: September 21, 1934
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Variety Staff

This lavish musical from the British studios is a colorful, extravagant costume film that makes its bid for attention purely on an extravaganza platform, and makes the grade.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

This 1934 talkie gives Ms. Wong a couple of powerful scenes to play, looking both dangerous and sexy either dancing or brandishing a dagger.

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TV Guide

Musical retelling of the story of Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves is well done, if a bit slow.

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Phil Hall
Film Threat

An old stinker.

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