1960 Passport to China

Passport to China – 1960

Alternative title: Visa to Canton

Columbia Pictures Corporation presents A Hammer Film Production
Pathe Distributors Ltd (UK) and Columbia Pictures (USA) 
Print by Technicolor

MPAA Approved Certificate 

RCA Sound Recording 

Produced at Bray Studios, England
Technicolor 75 mins 


A pilot slips his plane into Red China to rescue an American girl trapped there, but when he lands he discovers that the girl has a surprise for him–she wants him to fill his plane with Chinese refugees and fly them out of the country, too.


Production Designer
Supervising Editor
Production Manager
Assistant Director
Camera Operator
Sound Recordist
Make-up Artist
Hair Stylist
Wardrobe Mistress
Director of Photography
Screenplay by
Associate Producer
Produced and Directed by

Bernard Robinson
James Needs
Clifford Parkes
Alfred Cox
Arthur Mann
Eric Beche
Jock May
Tilly Day
Roy Ashton
Frieda Steiger
Molly Arbuthnot
Arthur Grant, BSC
Gordon Wellesley
Anthony Nelson Keys
Michael Carreras


 Don Benton
Lola Sanchez
Mao Tai Tai
Ivano Kang
Han Po

Richard Basehart
Lisa Gastoni
Athene Seyler
Eric Pohlmann
Alan Gifford
Bernard Cribbins
Burt Kwouk
Marne Maitland


Bert Kwouk is known for his role as Cato in the “Pink Panther” films. He made appearances in many television programmes, including a portrayal of Imperial Japanese Army Major Yamauchi in the BBC TV series “Tenko” and as Entwistle in  BBC TV’s “Last of the Summer Wine”.

Details were complied viewing the actual film. 
Source of viewing copy – The Hammer Graveyard Collection