About the son of a Kennedy-esque family who leaves the priesthood and becomes a lawyer to prevent his politician sister from being assassinated. Only one lusted glance brings Aliya to the events throwing her into the criminal ocean. But in the wirliging of passions and turmoil when she finds herself at the verge of fatality it's He sends his irresponsible playboy son, James Nichol, to Hong Kong to check on the company's recruitment of Chinese laborers to work on the railroad's construction. One of the laborers James brings back is a orphan boy named Little Tiger. Unknown to James, Little Tiger is actually a young woman, who is masquerading as a boy to eke out a better living for herself.
She is desperate to make it to Canada to find her missing father. Professionally, Little Tiger is tasked with being a tea boy to the other laborers on the construction crew, although she really wants to work on the more lucrative explosives team as, working at a firecracker factory in Hong Kong, she learned the finer details of explosives from a master.
She also learns of some improprieties within the construction camp. Personally, Little Tiger falls in love with James, an unforbidden love even if she exposes her Written by Huggo. The reviewer even mistakenly names an actor that wasn't even in the film but that is not the point. Having seen this film you are transported to another time and into the heart of a struggling nation looking to find it's way. The story and characters are interesting and developed enough to keep one glued to their couch.
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Chinese Consul-General in Chicago Zhao Jian said in the opening remarks that years ago, the Transcontinental Railroad was completed with much sacrifice from Chinese migrant workers. After years, the contributions they had made should never be forgotten in both Chinese and American people's minds. I hope our American Chinese community will work together promoting the development of Chicago, and also enhance exchanges and cooperation between China and the United States," Zhao said. They had not been in the history book. They had not been invited to events to celebrate the railroad. And this is a day to kick off the event in Chicago to memorize the contribution of the Chinese migrants to the U.
The Transcontinental Railroad was completed on May 10, , linking the West and the East for the first time in American history.