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Title of the Film CHU-CHIN-CHOW
Alternative Titles ALI BABA NIGHTS
English Titles  
Year of Release 1934
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 100
Length (in meters) 2775
Colour b/w
Genre Comedy, musical, romance
Based on/Source Play by Oscar Asche
Production Companies Gainsborough Pictures
Producer(s) Michael Balcon, Phil C. Samuel
Director Walter Forde
Cast George Robey, Fritz Kortner, Anna May Wong, John Garrick, Pearl Argyle
Literature Monthly Film Bulletin, July 1934
Jewish Chronicle, 17 August 1934
Times, 20 August 1934
New York Times, 22 September 1934
Österreichische Film-Zeitung, 29 September 1934
Die Kritik (Prague), September 1934
Monthly Film Bulletin, September 1934
Film Weekly, 5 October 1934
Picturegoer Weekly, 6 October 1934
Pariser Tageblatt, 11 January 1935
Special notes Director of photography: Mutz Greenbaum
Art director: Ernö Metzner

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