Published on June 24, 2016
“Doomed to Die” is a 1940 mystery film directed by William Nigh and starring Boris Karloff as Mr. Wong. Mr. Wong and a girl reporter investigate a shipping magnate’s murder. It is a sequel to the 1940 film, “The Fatal Hour”.
Directed by William Nigh, produced by Paul Malvern and Scott R. Dunlap, written by Hugh Wiley, Ralph Gilbert Bettison and Michael Jacoby, starring Boris Karloff as James Lee Wong, Marjorie Reynolds as Roberta ‘Bobbie’ Logan, Grant Withers as Capt. William ‘Bill’ Street (Homicide Squad), William Stelling as Dick Fleming, Catherine Craig as Cynthia Wentworth, Guy Usher as Paul Fleming (Dick’s father), Henry Brandon as Victor ‘Vic’ Martin (attorney), Melvin Lang as Cyrus P. Wentworth, Wilbur Mack as Matthews (Wentworth’s assistant), Kenneth Harlan as Ludlow (chauffeur) and Richard Loo as Tong leader.