Moto/Chan

Great old detective movies!
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1.
Mr. Moto Takes a Chance (1938)
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In the jungle near Angkor Wat in Cambodia, Mr. Moto poses as an ineffectual archaeologist and a venerable holy man with mystical powers to help foil two insurgencies against the government. (63 mins.)
Director: Norman Foster
 
2.
Think Fast, Mr. Moto (1937)
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On a freighter going from San Francisco to Shanghai Mr. Moto solves mysteries caused by a gang of smugglers. First of the series. (70 mins.)
Director: Norman Foster
 
3.
Thank You, Mr. Moto (1937)
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Seven maps, when found and put together, reveal the location of the treasures of Genghis Khan. (67 mins.)
Director: Norman Foster
 
4.
Mysterious Mr. Moto (1938)
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Mr. Moto has himself imprisoned on Devil's Island so he can help his cellmate (Ames) escape and thereby... (62 mins.)
Director: Norman Foster
 
5.
Mr. Moto in Danger Island (1939)
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the U.S. government asks Mr. Moto to go to Puerto Rico to investigate diamond smuggling after an earlier investigator is murdered. (64 mins.)
 
6.
Mr. Moto's Gamble (1938)
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When the #1 heavyweight contender is mysteriously poisoned during a bout, Moto knows that identifying the gambler who placed large bets against him is the key to solving the murder. (72 mins.)
Director: James Tinling
 
7.
Mr. Moto Takes a Vacation (1939)
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Disguised as a German archaeologist, Moto helps unearth the priceless crown of the legendary Queen of Sheba and sans disguise defends it from a variety of thugs and criminals. (65 mins.)
Director: Norman Foster
 
8.
Mr. Moto's Last Warning (1939)
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Moto thwarts a ruthless band of international agents who try to foment an international incident by mining the entrance to the Suez Canal and blaming the British. (71 mins.)
Director: Norman Foster
 
9.
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.)
 
10.
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
 
11.
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.)
 
12.
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
 
13.
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
 
14.
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
 
15.
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.)
 
16.
The Chinese Ring (1947)
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Soon after a Chinese princess comes to the US to buy planes for her people, she is murdered by a poison dart fired by an air rifle. (68 mins.)
 
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.
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
 
20.
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
 
21.
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
 
22.
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
 
23.
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