Captain China

Captain China is a 1950 American adventure film directed by Lewis R. Foster and written by Lewis R. Foster and Gwen Bagni. The film stars John Payne, Gail Russell, Jeffrey Lynn, Lon Chaney Jr., Edgar Bergen, Michael O'Shea and Ellen Corby. The film was released on February 2, 1950, by Paramount Pictures.[1][2]

Captain China
Theatrical release poster
Directed byLewis R. Foster
Produced byWilliam H. Pine
William C. Thomas
Screenplay byLewis R. Foster
Gwen Bagni
Story byJohn Bagni
Gwen Bagni
StarringJohn Payne
Gail Russell
Jeffrey Lynn
Lon Chaney Jr.
Edgar Bergen
Michael O'Shea
Ellen Corby
Music byLucien Cailliet
Josef Marais
CinematographyJohn Alton
Edited byHoward A. Smith
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • February 2, 1950 (1950-02-02)
Running time
97 minutes
CountryUnited States




Pine-Thomas had just made El Paso with John Payne and cast him in the lead for this in January 1949.[3]


  1. "Captain China (1950) - Overview". Retrieved 2015-03-24.
  2. "Movie Review - - THE SCREEN IN REVIEW; Paramount Offers John Payne in 'Captain China,' but Bob Hope on Stage Steals Show". 1950-03-02. Retrieved 2015-03-24.
  3. Payne Goes Maritime; Lupino in 'Not Wanted;' Actor to 'Lose' Bride Schallert, Edwin. Los Angeles Times 22 Jan 1949: 9.
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