Lord of Shanghai - Netflix

Sworn brothers Kiu Ngo Tin and Kung Siu San have to rely on each other in a time Shanghai was being controlled by merciless warlords. Together they create a world of their own, but in order to stay on top, Ngo Tin has no choice, but to leave his complete past behind him, without exception for his confidant and true love Ku Siu Lau.

Lord of Shanghai - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: Chinese

Status: Ended

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-10-26

Lord of Shanghai - Shanghaiing - Netflix

Shanghaiing or crimping is the practice of kidnapping people to serve as sailors by coercive techniques such as trickery, intimidation, or violence. Those engaged in this form of kidnapping were known as crimps. The related term press gang refers specifically to impressment practices in Great Britain's Royal Navy.

Lord of Shanghai - Notable crimps - Netflix

Maxwell Levi, Port Townsend's Crimper King Jim “Shanghai” Kelly of San Francisco Johnny “Shanghai Chicken” Devine of San Francisco Joseph “Bunco” Kelly of Portland “One-Eyed” Curtin “Horseshoe” Brown Dorothy Paupitz of San Francisco Andy “Shanghai Canuck” Maloney of Vancouver Anna Gomes of San Francisco Thomas Chandler James Laflin Chris “Blind Boss” Buckley, the Democratic Party boss of San Francisco in the 1880s William T. Higgins, Republican Party boss of San Francisco in the 1870s and '80s “Shanghai Joe” of New Bedford, MA Tom Codd the Shanghai Prince of New Bedford, MA James Turk of Portland Billy Gohl, known as “the Ghoul of Grays Harbor,” of Aberdeen Washington (also a known serial killer).

Lord of Shanghai - References - Netflix