FILM : Face of Fu Manchu, The
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Face of Fu Manchu, The 1964 Christopher Lee, Nigel Green, James Robertson Justice, Howard Marion-Crawford Dublin, Ireland
Director : Don Sharp   Production Company : Hallam Productions  Region : IRELAND

Dr. Fu Manchu (Ian Fleming's stated model for Dr. No) establishes a lair beneath London's Thames, into which he threatens to release a deadly toxin. Will Nayland Smith reach him in time...?!

Unless otherwise noted: All now photos by David Brennan. All captures and captions by Andrew Brennan. Location leads from David Brennan and Andrew Brennan.

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Face of Fu Manchu, The - In foreground left, Sir Denis Nayland Smith waits to witness the ultimate fate of his nemesis. Not the County Jail of the Mikado, but...
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ffm001. In foreground left, Sir Denis Nayland Smith waits to witness the ultimate fate of his nemesis. Not the County Jail of the Mikado, but...

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ffm001a. "Behold the Lord High Executioner". Is this where Messrs. Gilbert and Sullivan got the idea from, but set in Japan?

Face of Fu Manchu, The - Where the expression 'Basket Case' comes from...
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ffm001b. Where the expression 'Basket Case' comes from...

ffm001bn. The southeast exercise yard, Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin.
(Modern Photo Added: 30-12-2012)

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ffm001c. "Imagine a person, tall, lean and feline...with a face like Satan...Imagine that awful being and you have a mental picture of Dr. Fu-Manchu, the yellow peril incarnate in one man". (A pre-PC Sax Rohmer - apparently familiar with what the devil looks like - describing the mad scientist in 'The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu).

ffm001cn. Despite warnings to let evil lie, David had to see and photograph the Satanic One's place of execution for himself: Kilmainham Gaol (where The Quare Fellow also met his end).
(Modern Photo Added: 14-01-2013)

Face of Fu Manchu, The - I wonder why Fu Manchu always reminds me of Dracula...
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ffm001d. I wonder why Fu Manchu always reminds me of Dracula...

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ffm001e. "If you can keep your head..." The good doctor should have paid closer attention to Kipling...

Face of Fu Manchu, The - Policeman rounds corner to graveyard. (The night scene captures really show up problems with the DVD transfer. Tons of grain!).
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ffm002. Policeman rounds corner to graveyard. (The night scene captures really show up problems with the DVD transfer. Tons of grain!).

Face of Fu Manchu, The - Policeman examines Mathius' body at graveyard entrance. More grain to be seen in the capture than on the path!
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ffm002a. Policeman examines Mathius' body at graveyard entrance. More grain to be seen in the capture than on the path!

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