The Heretofore Unmentioned #121


Sax Rohmer

5 comments:

Glamour Daze said...

i thought this was Shelock Holmes!

nestmeister said...

The 'real' face of Fu Manchu

estiv said...

I was surprised to learn that the name Eric Rohmer was a pseudonym, and that he took his last name from Sax Rohmer. Of course, he's not the only French New Wave director to ackowledge influence from an American pulp fiction writer...

Joe Thompson said...

The man who created Fu Manchu.

shadyguy said...

Imagine a person, tall, lean and feline, high-shouldered, with a brow like Shakespeare and a face like Satan, ... one giant intellect, with all the resources of science past and present ... Imagine that awful being, and you have a mental picture of Dr. Fu-Manchu...