China Gate

TitleChina Gate
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1957
AuthorsFuller, Samuel
Running Time97 min
Date Released1957
Distributor20th Century Fox
CountryUnited States
Publication Languageeng

French Foreign Legion mercenaries and a smuggler band together on a mission during the First Indochina War. Lucky Legs secures her son's passage to America in exchange for helping mercenaries, American veterans of the Korean War, find an arms depot. A rare multi-racial cast amplifies the film's discussion of race. 


Gene Barry

Angie Dickinson

Nat King Cole

Lee Van Cleef


Melange Pictures LLC

written, produced and directed by Samuel Fuller

Music by Victor Young

director of photography, Joseph Biroc

art direction, John Mansbridge

film editors, Gene Fowler, Jr., Dean Harrison.


War, Drama

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