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The House Without a Key (1926)

Passed  -  Action | Adventure | Crime  -  21 November 1926 (USA)
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A Pathe serial in ten chapters of two-reels each: Dan Winterslip, a wealthy man in Honolulu, has not spoken to his brother, who owns a hotel next to Winterslip's estate, in over twenty ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Allene Ray ...
Carry Egan
Walter Miller ...
John Quincy Winterclip
E.H. Calvert ...
Dan Winterclip
Betty Caldwell ...
Barbara Winterclip
Natalie Warfield ...
Minerva Winterclip
Jack Pratt ...
James Egan
William Bailey ...
Harry Jennison (as William Norton Bailey)
Frank Lackteen ...
Kaohla
George Kuwa ...
Harry Semels ...
Saladine
Charles West ...
Bowker (as Charles H. West)
John Cossar ...
District Attorney
Scott Seaton ...
Detective Hallett
Cliff Saum ...
Kennedy
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John Webb Dillon
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A Pathe serial in ten chapters of two-reels each: Dan Winterslip, a wealthy man in Honolulu, has not spoken to his brother, who owns a hotel next to Winterslip's estate, in over twenty years. Minerva, sister to the estranged brothers, comes from Boston to try to reconcile the two men. John Quincy Winterslip, Dan's nephew, receives a letter instructing him to retrieve a box from an attic in San Francisco and dump the contents into the ocean. He is on board a ship bound for Hawaii in which other passengers are also after the box. Dan Winterslip is murdered. Charlie Chan, a Chinese detective, offers to help solve the killing and the mysteries surround the box. Chan is looking for the person whose wristwatch is missing the number 'three.' Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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21 November 1926 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Opiumhöhle von Hawaii  »

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The first of forty-seven Charlie Chan movies starring Warner Oland. See more »

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