Chin Chin Chinaman

Chin Chin Chinaman is a 1931 British crime film directed by Guy Newall and starring Elizabeth Allan, Leon M. Lion and George Curzon.

Chin Chin Chinaman
Directed byGuy Newall
Produced byJulius Hagen
Written byGuy Newall
Brock Williams
StarringElizabeth Allan
Leon M. Lion
George Curzon
CinematographyBasil Emmott
Edited byJack Harris
Real Art Productions
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
November 1931
Running time
57 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

It was made at Twickenham Studios as a quota quickie for release by MGM.[1] The film's sets were designed by the art director James A. Carter. When released in the United States it was known by the alternative title of The Boat from Shanghai.



  1. Wood p.71


  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.

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