Charlie Chan in London (1934)

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Charlie Chan in London (1934) is the second surviving Charlie Chan film starring Warner Oland.  Fox Film Productions produced the film in 1934.  Inspector Chan has just completed an investigation, when he is approached by the sister of a condemned man. The sister convinces Charlie that her brother may have been unjustly convicted.  However, he is going to be executed

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Charlie Chan’s Secret (1936)

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The series of the Charlie Chan films starring Warner Oland were probably the strongest films in the Charlie Chan series.  Sidney Toler made several good films also but eventually the series would become low-budget “B” films produced by Monogram Pictures. Charlie Chan’s Secret (1936) was one of the earlier Twentieth-Century Fox films about Charlie Chan.  The production values are better

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Charlie Chan in The Red Dragon (1945)

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Charlie Chan’s The Red Dragon (1945) is a Charlie Chan film from Monogram pictures.  Monogram took over the series in 1944, when Twentieth-Century Fox stopped producing the series.  Sidney Toler bought the rights to the Charlie Chan series and took it to Monogram.  Monogram was ecstatic to land the series. Monogram would produce the series until 1949 with Roland Winters taking over the

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