|The Bitter Tea of General Yen 1933 N/R, 87 min.|
Genre: Drama / Romance
Director: Frank Capra
Cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Nils Asther, Walter Connolly, Toshia Mori, Gavin Gordon, Lucien Littlefield, Richard Loo, Clara Blandick, Helen Jerome Eddy, Emmett Corrigan, Clara Blandick, Jessie Arnold, Robert Bolder, Knute Erickson, Daisy Jefferson
American missionary Megan Davis (Barbara Stanwyck) comes to Shanghai during the Chinese Civil War with plans to marry Dr. Robert Strife (Gavin Gordon). The wedding is postponed so that children can be rescued from an orphanage in the middle of a battlefield. Meanwhile, Megan is knocked out and saved by Chinese warlord General Yen (Nils Asther). She is brought to his palace and falls in love with him. When his empire is destroyed, Megan stays with him as he drinks his last bitter tea.
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