The Peking Medallion
The Peking Medallion, also called The Corrupt Ones, is a 1967 crime film directed by James Hill and Frank Winterstein and starring Elke Sommer, Robert Stack, Nancy Kwan and Werner Peters. The film was a co-production between France, Italy and West Germany although it was shot in English. The films German-language title is Die Hölle von Macao . It was made at the Spandau Studios in Berlin with location shooting in Hong Kong. The film's sets were designed by the art directors Hans Jürgen Kiebach and Ernst Schomer.
|The Peking Medallion|
|Produced by||Artur Brauner|
|Music by||Georges Garvarentz|
|Edited by||Alfred Srp|
|Distributed by||Constantin Film (West Germany) |
Warner Brothers (UK & US)
|20 January 1967|
|93 minutes (Germany)|
A freelance photographer discovers an ancient treasure, the Peking Medallion - which also attracts the attention of a number of criminal gangs.
In 1967 Tony Mastroianni's review Cleveland Press stated the film was "handsomely photographed" and merited recognition for its pace but he also criticized "unnecessarily sadistic torture sequences".