Daughter of the Dragon

Daughter of the Dragon is a 1931 American pre-Code crime mystery film directed by Lloyd Corrigan, released by Paramount Pictures, and starring Anna May Wong as Princess Ling Moy, Sessue Hayakawa as Ah Kee, and Warner Oland as Dr. Fu Manchu (for his third and final feature appearance in the role, excluding a gag cameo in Paramount on Parade). The film was made to capitalize on Sax Rohmer's then current book, The Daughter of Fu Manchu, which Paramount did not own the rights to adapt.

Daughter of the Dragon
Theatrical release poster
Directed byLloyd Corrigan
Produced byRobert Harris
Written bySax Rohmer (characters)
Lloyd Corrigan
Monte M. Katterjohn
Sidney Buchman (dialogue)
StarringAnna May Wong
Warner Oland
Sessue Hayakawa
Bramwell Fletcher
Music byRudolph G. Kopp
John Leipold
Paramount Pictures
Distributed byParamount Pictures
Release date
  • September 5, 1931 (1931-09-05)
Running time
70 or 79 minutes
CountryUnited States


Princess Ling Moy lives next door to the Petrie family, and is romantically involved with Ah Kee, a secret agent determined to thwart Fu Manchu. It is revealed that Fu Manchu is Ling Moy's father.


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