Will they destroy the base, and will Brock overcome his racism before Lucky Legs makes The Ultimate Sacrifice? When Brock asks Lucky to marry him, she replies that they were never divorced. She refuses the mission for any amount of money but agrees to do it for a guarantee that her five-year-old son can be sent to the U. Unharmed, Brock and Goldie climb out of the plane. As he lays dying, he chastises Brock for his treatment of Lucky. To help ferret out the tunnels, the colonel also turns to Lucky, whose many treks across the jungle selling cognac to the soldiers have given her a familiarity with both the Communists and the territory.
Lucky is recruited by the French high command to use her knowledge to guide a demolition squad of Legionnaires led by Brock to blow up a hidden Viet Minh ammunition dump on the border with Red China. If you are not a registered user please send us an email to info filmaffinity. You can kill ten of my men for every one I kill of yours, but even at those odds, you will lose and I will win. In return for her services, Lucky is promised by the French that they will arrange for her son's emigration to America. When Brock defends himself by insisting that he was only being honest about his feelings for their son, Lucky replies that he is the only person who has ever made her ashamed of her mixed race.
Though said Cole received more money in a few weeks than the entire budget of the film, Fuller arranged to meet Cole. Upon seeing Brock, Lucky slaps his face and storms off. The priest, who loathes Brock for his treatment of Lia, retorts that Brock's rejection caused her to turn to a life of prostitution and drugs. We are an independent movie lovers club worldwide with 646. Instead, Lucky bargains to have her five-year-old son sent to the safety of America.
Biroc , Gene Fowler Jr. With Nat King Cole, who also sings the title song a couple of times, as one of the patrol and Marcel Dalio as an aged one-legged French priest. After collecting his wages, Brock claims his son and his puppy, taking the boy by the hand to begin the long journey to America. As Cham proudly announces that he is being sent to Moscow, the phone rings and he learns of Lucky's betrayal. She and Brock were married but he deserted her when their son turned out to look Chinese and not white like his wife. Later, surrounded by Communists, Goldie steps on a spike protruding from the jungle floor and must endure the excruciating pain in silence. The patrol is filled with animosity between the former lovers, booby traps, and Viet Minh patrols.
Though originally not intending to sing in the film, Cole sang China Gate as he walked through a bombed out village followed by Brock's little son, making it a memorable tune and a fitting tribute to Young. While Lucky distracts the soldiers, Brock and the others skirt by the camp. When they reach the first Communist camp, Communist soldiers welcome Lucky and her cases of cognac. Their romance is rekindled during the mission. Her character is allowed to express Fuller's view on and is respected both by the French military and by a local whose life she had saved. It will then ask you for other specific criteria.
As Brock bandages Goldie's foot, Goldie, simmering with resentment against Brock, explains that his wife died because she could not give him a child. Written material belongs to me and is copyrighted by flickersintime. When Jaszi begs to be allowed to finish the mission, Brock gives him a reprieve. Lucky relents, and Brock begins to organize the expedition under the command of the French officer, Captain Caumont. Trailer Photographs and videos found in this blog, unless indicated, are not owned by me and are here only for the purpose of education and discussion.
After the guard, a friend of Lucky's, apprises her of the location of the jungle mines, Brock stealthily enters and slits his throat. The film was never released in France. Some of director Sam Fuller's movies tend to be a bit over the top and this one sure belongs in that category. The next day, as they continue their journey, Private Andreades slips from a steep ridge and breaks his back. Goldie then vows to get Lucky and her son to safety in the States.
Later, at the tunnel, Lucky distracts the guards with jokes as Brock and the others line the tunnel with fuses. You will then find buttons to edit both your email and your password, unless you registered with Facebook, Twitter or Google in which case it is then not possible to amend these. The sabotage mission is successful but at great cost; Lucky dies blowing up the dump. Lucky Legs must use the love of a Eurasian guerilla leader, Major Cham, to get access to the base. Brock reconciles with his child and is last seen walking along holding his hand in preparation for returning to America, as Goldie reprises the title song. After the priest refuses to help, Brock visits Lucky and sees his son for the first time in five years. It will then ask you for other specific criteria.
At the time, the film received extra publicity due to the participation of Nat King Cole. Cham is a high flyer corporate executive in the manner of Fuller's gangsters in marked for great things in the world of international. Dickinson proves attractive to Brock, and to mainstream audiences of the time. China Gate China Gate is a 1957 English Film stars Angie Dickinson , Samuel Fuller , Gene Barry , Nat 'King' Cole , Paul Dubov , Lee Van Cleef , George Givot , Gerald Milton , Neyle Morrow , Marcel Dalio , Maurice Marsac , Warren Hsieh , Paul Busch , James Hong , William Soo Hoo , Walter Soo Hoo , Samuel Fuller , Max Steiner , Samuel Fuller , Victor Young , Howard Jackson , Joseph F. After stopping for the night, Jaszi has a nightmare about a Russian soldier and attacks Goldie in his sleep. The French, who have occupied Indochina for 300 years, are trying to keep it from being overrun by the Communists, and have assigned Colonel De Sars a ragtag band of soldiers of fortune, whose goal is to locate the tunnels in which the Communists have secreted their vast artillery supplies. Lucky warns that a guard is watching from a tree house high above them, and makes her way to the lookout to disarm him.