Oil for the Lamps of China1935

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Oil for the Lamps of China
Directed by:
Mervyn LeRoy

Starring Pat O'Brien, Josephine Hutchinson, Jean Muir, Lyle Talbot, Arthur Byron and John Eldredge, "Oil for the Lamps of China" (also known as "Lampada cinese, La") is a Drama film directed by Mervyn LeRoy, and written by Laird Doyle, released on June 08 of 1935 in the USA.

Who directed "Oil for the Lamps of China":

Oil for the Lamps of China was directed by Mervyn LeRoy, an American director, producer, actor, and writer.

Before making Oil for the Lamps of China, Mervyn LeRoy had directed Heat Lightning, released in 1934, Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933), Elmer the Great (1933), Hard to Handle (1933), I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932), and Three on a Match (1932). Since, he directed Page Miss Glory, released in 1935, I Found Stella Parish (1935), Anthony Adverse (1936), Fools for Scandal (1938), The Wizard of Oz (1939), and Waterloo Bridge (1940).

When was "Oil for the Lamps of China" released:

Oil for the Lamps of China was first released on Saturday, June 08, 1935, in the United States.. This was eighty-four (84) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, February 05, 1965 in Germany.

What is the casting of "Oil for the Lamps of China":

At the casting of Oil for the Lamps of China we find Pat O'Brien, previously seen in In Caliente (1935) and Devil Dogs of the Air (1935); Josephine Hutchinson (The Little Princess (1917)); Jean Muir (Gentlemen Are Born (1934), Desirable (1934)) [ more... ]

  • Jean Muir, Henry O'Neill, Joseph Crehan, Edward McWade and Florence Fair can also be seen in Gentlemen Are Born, released in 1934.
  • John Eldredge, Henry O'Neill, Joseph Crehan and Edward McWade also appeared in Blossoms in the Dust, released in 1941.
  • Henry O'Neill, Joseph Crehan, Christian Rub and Willard Robertson also worked together in Black Fury, released in 1935.
  • Edward McWade and Lyle Talbot, Willie Fung, Joseph Crehan have all also be seen in A Lost Lady, released in 1934.
  • Edward McWade and Henry O'Neill, Ronnie Cosby, Willard Robertson also appeared together in Ever in My Heart, released in 1933.
  • Pat O'Brien, Lyle Talbot, Arthur Byron and Edward McWade can be seen in College Coach, released in 1933.
  • Pat O'Brien, Jean Muir, Christian Rub and Edward McWade also worked together in Bureau of Missing Persons, released in 1933.
  • Donald Crisp, Willie Fung, Joseph Crehan and Christian Rub also appeared together in The Adventures of Mark Twain, released in 1944.
  • Edward McWade and Pat O'Brien, Henry O'Neill, Joseph Crehan also appeared in I've Got Your Number, released in 1934.
  • Pat O'Brien, Lyle Talbot, Joseph Crehan and Florence Fair also appeared in Page Miss Glory, released in 1935.
  • John Eldredge, Henry O'Neill, Joseph Crehan and Willard Robertson also worked together in The Go Getter, released in 1937.
  • Lyle Talbot, Henry O'Neill, Joseph Crehan and Florence Fair also appeared in The Case of the Lucky Legs, released in 1935.
  • Pat O'Brien, Henry O'Neill and Willard Robertson also appeared in Castle on the Hudson, released in 1940.
  • Joseph Crehan and Pat O'Brien, Henry O'Neill also appeared together in The Fighting 69th, released in 1940.
  • Edward McWade and Donald Crisp, Henry O'Neill have all also be seen in Jezebel, released in 1938.
  • Henry O'Neill and Pat O'Brien, John Eldredge can all be seen in Flirtation Walk, released in 1934.
  • Henry O'Neill, Joseph Crehan and Willard Robertson also appeared together in The Virginian, released in 1946.
  • Donald Crisp, Joseph Crehan and Edward McWade can be seen in Brother Orchid, released in 1940.
  • Henry O'Neill, Edward McWade and Keye Luke have all also be seen in Mr. and Mrs. North, released in 1942.
  • Joseph Crehan and Henry O'Neill, Ronnie Cosby can be seen in Now I'll Tell, released in 1934.
  • Joseph Crehan and Henry O'Neill, George Meeker also appeared together in Wings of the Navy, released in 1939.
  • Donald Crisp, George Meeker and Joseph Crehan also appeared together in The Gay Sisters, released in 1942.
  • Lyle Talbot, Arthur Byron and Henry O'Neill can be seen in Fog Over Frisco, released in 1934.
  • Willard Robertson and Jean Muir, Joseph Crehan also appeared together in Female, released in 1933.
  • George Meeker, Willard Robertson and Edward McWade can be seen in Dante's Inferno, released in 1935.
  • Pat O'Brien, Donald Crisp and Henry O'Neill can also be seen in Knute Rockne All American, released in 1940.
  • Pat O'Brien, Joseph Crehan and Willard Robertson also appeared in Here Comes the Navy, released in 1934.
  • Pat O'Brien, Willie Fung and Willard Robertson also worked together in Gambling Lady, released in 1934.
  • Edward McWade and Willie Fung, Tetsu Komai have all also be seen in China Seas, released in 1935.

What is the Storyline of "Oil for the Lamps of China":

Ambitious, idealistic Stephen Chase (Pat O'Brien) goes to work for the Atlantis Oil Company and is sent to a remote outpost in rural China run by "No. 1 Boss" (Arthur Byron). After a while, he feels secure enough to send for his fiancée and goes to Yokohama to meet and marry her. However, when he gets there, all that is waiting for him is a telegram, in which she explains she is unwilling to live in such a backward country.

He strikes up a conversation with Hester Adams (Josephine Hutchinson). She [...]

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