Dragon Seed

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  • TV-PG
Earnest period drama about the Japanese invasion of China.
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Earnest period drama about the Japanese invasion of China.

Original Release

07/20/1944

US Release

07/20/1944

Cast

Katharine Hepburn Jade Tan
Walter Huston Ling Tan
Aline MacMahon Ling Tan's Wife
Akim Tamiroff Wu Lien
Turhan Bey Lao Er Tan - Middle Son
Hurd Hatfield Lao San Tan - Youngest Son
J. Carrol Naish Japanese Kitchen Overseer
Agnes Moorehead Third Cousin's Wife
Henry Travers Third Cousin
Robert Bice Lao Ta Tan - Eldest Son
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Harold S. Bucquet, Jack Conway

Writers

Jane Murfin, Marguerite Roberts, Pearl S. Buck

Cast

Katharine Hepburn Jade Tan
Walter Huston Ling Tan
Aline MacMahon Ling Tan's Wife
Akim Tamiroff Wu Lien
Turhan Bey Lao Er Tan - Middle Son
Hurd Hatfield Lao San Tan - Youngest Son
J. Carrol Naish Japanese Kitchen Overseer
Agnes Moorehead Third Cousin's Wife
Henry Travers Third Cousin
Robert Bice Lao Ta Tan - Eldest Son
Robert Lewis Capt. Sato / Captain Sato
Frances Rafferty Orchid Tan - Lao Ta's Wife
Jacqueline deWit Wu Lien's Wife
Frank Puglia Wu Lien's Old Clerk
Lionel Barrymore Narrator (voice) / Narrator
Clarence Lung Fourth Cousin
Paul E. Burns Shen - Neighbor
Anna Demetrio Wu Sao
Claire Du Brey Hysterical Woman
Leonard Strong Japanese Official

Producers

Editors

Harold F. Kress

1945 Oscar Best Actress in a Supporting Role Nominated
1945 Oscar Best Cinematography, Black-and-White Nominated
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