In Halifax, Novia Scotia, biology teacher George Anderson earns the nickname “Mousey” from his students when he is unable to dissect a frog. However, when he learns that the child that his pregnant wife is expecting is not his, he follows her to Montreal, where he plans to kill her and her lover.
Engineer Owen Merrill travels to the Pacific Northwest where he plans to build a dam. He stays at the Salmon Club, run by attractive Heather McHale. When Heather learns Owen’s purpose, she explains that the club has a government lease on the river in order to preserve the area’s good salmon fishing. Owen argues that the dam will create jobs, but Heather deplores the loss of beauty….
Ho has a bright future with Hong Kong’s police force. But Ho’s wife wants to emigrate to the United States. So he winds up in Manhattan on the New York police force. Ho’s wife meets Chinese ‘wheeler- dealer’ Chan who teaches her how to double her money overnight. She changes from a tender wife into a hard business woman as Ho watches helplessly. In fact, Ho has been given his new undercover assignment: to investigate Chan and his suspected criminal background.
Hong Kong 97 takes place, appropriately enough, in Hong Kong right before the transfer of power from Britain to China. Reginald Cameron, an assassin affiliated with a large corporation with interests in the colony, guns down key members of the Chinese envoy which will take charge of Hong Kong the next day. Suddenly, he becomes a target for every two-bit mercenary in the city. With the help of his company mentor, a clueless friend , and his ex-girlfriend, Cameron must unravel the motives behind his sudden target status and escape Hong Kong alive.
The U.S. government sends Major Thomas Blake on a secret mission when the Bey of Tripoli starts demanding tribute from American merchant ships in the Mediterranean in the early 1800’s. His pose as a Tory on the ship alienates his fellow passengers, Anne Ridgeway, and her brother Sam. Off Tripoli, the ship is captured by the Bey’s pirates, but Blake makes a friend of the Bey when he saves his life. Blake learns that a servant girl, Zoltah, and her friends ate plotting to kill the Bey, and that the Bey also has a spy in the State Department, Tobias Sharpe, who sends advance information about American ship movements.
A veteran rodeo rider takes on a young apprentice in order to “teach him the ropes”, and winds up competing against him.
A righteous husband-and-wife swordfighting duo struggle to protect China from the machinations of Japanese pirates and corrupt officials.
This film presents a dramatization of the wartime heroics of naval doctor Corydon M. Wassell, who is stationed in the East Indies during a Japanese attack on the USS Marblehead. After the less seriously wounded soldiers are evacuated to Australia, Wassell stays in Java to save those left behind. As the Japanese advance, he risks his life and defies orders in an attempt to rescue as many as possible. His actions are later recognized in a radio address given by President Roosevelt.