Dragon Seed

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Directed by Jack Conway and Harold S. Bucquet, this 1944 film adaptation of Pearl Buck's novel, about a Chinese village invaded by Japanese soldiers, stars Katharine Hepburn, Walter Huston, Aline MacMahon (an Oscar nominee for Best Supporting Actress for her role), Agnes Moorehead, Turhan Bey, J. Carrol Naish, Hurd Hatfield, Frances Rafferty, Henry Travers and Akim Tamiroff.

  1. Jack Conway


  2. Harold S. Bucquet


Top Billed Cast

  1. Katharine Hepburn

    Katharine Hepburn

    Jade Tan

  2. Walter Huston

    Walter Huston

    Ling Tan

  3. Aline MacMahon

    Aline MacMahon

    Ling Tan's Wife

  4. Akim Tamiroff

    Akim Tamiroff

    Wu Lien

  5. Turhan Bey

    Turhan Bey

    Lao Er Tan - Middle Son

  6. Hurd Hatfield

    Hurd Hatfield

    Lao San Tan - Youngest Son

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 25m

Budget -

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Release Information

  • July 20, 1944



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