Walk Like a Dragon

Walk Like a Dragon

95 mins | Western | June 1, 1960

California, 1870s. The cowboy Lincoln 'Linc' Bartlett finds out there's a slave auction of Chinese women in San Francisco and he intervenes and purchases the Chinese Kim Sung from the auction with the intent of setting her free. But it doesn't occur to Linc that setting her free isn't enough. Where is she going to go? Kim doesn't speak English and she's just going to be exploited by somebody else. Linc takes Kim home to serve as a housekeeper. Ma Bartlett Linc's mother, is not happy that a Chinese girl is living in her home, and even less happy when Kim and her son fall in love. Their affair also arouses the jealousy of Cheng Lu, a Chinese immigrant.

Walk Like a Dragon

95 mins | Western | June 1, 1960

Walk Like a Dragon
California, 1870s. The cowboy Lincoln 'Linc' Bartlett finds out there's a slave auction of Chinese women in San Francisco and he intervenes and purchases the Chinese Kim Sung from the auction with the intent of setting her free. But it doesn't occur to Linc that setting her free isn't enough. Where is she going to go? Kim doesn't speak English and she's just going to be exploited by somebody else. Linc takes Kim home to serve as a housekeeper. Ma Bartlett Linc's mother, is not happy that a Chinese girl is living in her home, and even less happy when Kim and her son fall in love. Their affair also arouses the jealousy of Cheng Lu, a Chinese immigrant.
IMDb rating 6.8
Producers James Clavell Productions
Original title Walk Like a Dragon
Directors Richard Caffey, James Clavell
Writers Daniel Mainwaring, James Clavell

Cast

Jack Lord

as Lincoln 'Linc' Bartlett

Nobu McCarthy

as Kim Sung

James Shigeta

as Cheng Lu

Mel Tormé

as The Deacon

Josephine Hutchinson

as Ma Bartlett

Rodolfo Acosta

as Sheriff Marguelez

Benson Fong

as Wu

Michael Pate

as Rev. Will Allen

Lilyan Chauvin

as Mme. Lili Raide

Don Kennedy

as Masters

Don Barry

as Cabot

Lester Matthews

as Peter Mott

Michael Ross

as Taffy

Charles Irwin

as Angus

Tom Kennedy

as Jethro the Bartender

Tony Young

as Cabot

Natalie Trundy

as Mrs. Susan Allen