The Brides of Fu Manchu is a 1966 British/German Constantin Film co-production adventure crime film based on the fictional Asian villain Fu Manchu, created by Sax Rohmer. It was the second film in a series, and was preceded by The Face of Fu Manchu. The Vengeance of Fu Manchu followed in 1967, The Blood of Fu Manchu in 1968, and The Castle of Fu Manchu in 1969. It was produced by Harry Alan Towers for Hallam Productions. Like the first film, it was directed by Don Sharp, and starred Christopher Lee as Fu Manchu. Nigel Green was replaced by Douglas Wilmer as Scotland Yard detective Nayland Smith.
The action takes place mainly in London, where much of the location filming took place.
Cast[edit | edit source]
- Christopher Lee as Fu Manchu
- Douglas Wilmer as Sir Dennis Nayland Smith
- Heinz Drache as Franz Baumer
- Marie Versini as Marie Lentz
- Howard Marion-Crawford as Dr. Petrie
- Tsai Chin as Lin Tang
- Rupert Davies as Jules Merlin
- Kenneth Fortescue as Sergeant Spicer
- Joseph Fürst as Otto Lentz
- Roger Hanin as Inspector Pierre Grimaldi
- Harald Leipnitz as Nikki Sheldon
- Carole Gray as Michèle Merlin
- Burt Kwouk as Feng