Charlie Chan Mysteries

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1.
Murder Over New York (1940)
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When Charlie's old friend from Scotland Yard is murdered when they attend a police convention in New York, Chan picks up the case he was working on. (65 mins.)
Director: Harry Lachman
 
2.
The Shanghai Cobra (1945)
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Someone is attempting to steal radium stored in a bank. Death by cobra venom connects a number of murders. Charlie investigates. (64 mins.)
Director: Phil Karlson
 
3.
The Trap (1946)
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When a troupe of showgirls with their impresario and press agent vacation at a Malibu Beach resort, two of them are garroted. Charlie takes on the case assisted by Number Two Son Jimmy and faithful chauffeur Birmingham Brown. (68 mins.)
 
4.
Dangerous Money (1946)
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A treasury agent on the trail of counterfeit money confides to fellow ocean liner passenger Charlie Chan that there have been two attempts on his life. (66 mins.)
Director: Terry Morse
 
5.
Shadows Over Chinatown (1946)
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Charlie investigates murders connected with insurance fraud. This one is set in San Francisco's Chinatown. (64 mins.)
Director: Terry Morse
 
6.
Dark Alibi (1946)
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A public defender enlists Charlie to exonerate one of his clients, an ex-con falsely accused of bank robbery and murder, scheduled for execution in nine days. (61 mins.)
Director: Phil Karlson
 
7.
The Red Dragon (1945)
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Chan is faced with suspects in a stolen atomic bomb formula case, that are being killed with bullets that are not fired from a gun. (64 mins.)
Director: Phil Rosen
 
8.
The Scarlet Clue (1945)
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Charlie discovers a scheme for the theft of government radar plans while investigating several murders. (65 mins.)
Director: Phil Rosen
 
9.
The Jade Mask (1945)
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Charlie Chan looks into the apparent murder of a scientist in a spooky mansion. (66 mins.)
Director: Phil Rosen
 
10.
Black Magic (1944)
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Charlie searches for a murderer amidst numerous ghosts conjured up by a strange variety of spiritualists and occultists. (67 mins.)
Director: Phil Rosen
 
11.
Charlie Chan in The Chinese Cat (1944)
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Charlie Chan investigates the locked-room murder of a chess expert. (66 mins.)
Director: Phil Rosen
 
12.
Charlie Chan in the Secret Service (1944)
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Charlie Chan is an agent of the U.S. government assigned to investigate the mysterious death of an inventor. (63 mins.)
Director: Phil Rosen
 
13.
Castle in the Desert (1942)
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Charlie Chan investigates apparent poisonings at a mystery mansion in the Mojave Desert. (62 mins.)
Director: Harry Lachman
 
14.
Charlie Chan in Rio (1941)
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On the trail of a singer who killed the man she loved in Honolulu, Charlie finds her stabbed to death when he ultimately catches up to her in Rio. (60 mins.)
Director: Harry Lachman
 
15.
Dead Men Tell (1941)
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A treasure map in four pieces, the ghost of a hanged pirate, a talking parrot, and a ship full of red herrings complicate Charlie's search for a murderer on board a docked ship. (61 mins.)
Director: Harry Lachman
 
16.
Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum (1940)
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An escaped convicted murderer hides out at a New York wax museum where he hopes to get plastic surgery, which will help him revenge himself on Charlie Chan. (63 mins.)
Director: Lynn Shores
 
17.
Charlie Chan's Murder Cruise (1940)
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Charlie tries to discover the identity of a strangler who strikes multiple times on a cruise ship bound from Honolulu to California. (76 mins.)
Director: Eugene Forde
 
18.
Charlie Chan in Panama (1940)
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Inspector Chan investigates a group of travelers, one of whom is a saboteur. (67 mins.)
Director: Norman Foster
 
19.
City in Darkness (1939)
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While in Paris for a reunion on the eve of World War II, Charlie finds that the murder of an hated businessman leads him to a conspiracy to smuggle arms to Germany. (75 mins.)
 
20.
Charlie Chan at Treasure Island (1939)
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Charlie's investigation of a phony psychic during the 1939 World Exposition on San Francisco's Treasure Island leads him to expose a suicide as murder. (74 mins.)
Director: Norman Foster
 
21.
Charlie Chan in Reno (1939)
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Mary Whitman, an old friend of Charlie's in Reno for a divorce, finds herself accused of murdering the woman her husband planned to marry after the decree became final. (71 mins.)
Director: Norman Foster
 
22.
Charlie Chan in Honolulu (1938)
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While Charlie is distracted with the birth of his first grandchild, son Jimmy impersonates his father in order to investigate a murder aboard a freighter in the harbor. (67 mins.)