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Charlie Chan's Chance (1932)

 |  Mystery  |  24 January 1932 (USA)
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Charlie is the intended murder victim here, and he avoids death only by chance. To find the murderer (since, of course, murder does occur), Charlie must outguess Scotland Yard and New York City police.

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Alexander Kirkland ...
John R. Douglas
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Shirley Marlowe
Linda Watkins ...
Gloria Garland
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Barry Kirk
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Kenneth Dunwood
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James Wang ...
Kee-Lin
Joe Brown ...
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Paradise
Edward Peil Sr. ...
Li Gung
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Charlie is the intended murder victim here, and he avoids death only by chance. To find the murderer (since, of course, murder does occur), Charlie must outguess Scotland Yard and New York City police.

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With eyes that see all, lips that tell nothing, Charlie Chan unmasks the most sinister crime of his career.

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24 January 1932 (USA)  »

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A Vez de Chan  »

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Currently believed to be lost. Please check your attic. See more »

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Charlie Chan: Some heads like hard nuts - much better if well cracked.
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Followed by Charlie Chan's Murder Cruise (1940) See more »

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I would love to see this.
21 August 2000 | by (Akron, Ohio) – See all my reviews

However, time has taken it from us. All prints of this film are currently believed to be lost. The reason I want to see this is because it is the only entry in the series that has the involvement of it's creator. I can only hope that a print still exists.


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