The Hatchet Man
The Hatchet Man (1932)

San Francisco Tong hatchet man Wong must execute his boyhood friend Sun. Sun knew his time was up and wrote out his will just prior to Wong showing up at his door. When Sun realizes Wong is there to kill me he tries to set his friend's… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 6, 1932
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

White actors playing Chinese characters, who are about as convincing as a fortune cookie reading.

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Matthew Sorrento
Film International

A variation of the hitman role to serve the studio's taste for gangsters ... Robinson sticks to his own persona and thus embraces realism over caricature.

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jay nixon
Just awful especially coming from a talent like Wellman. Miscasting doesn't even begin to cover the ridiculous sight of Eddie Robinson and Loretta Young as… More