Charlie Chan in London (1934)

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Charlie visits a wealthy country home in England. Suspects in the murder range from a housekeepe to a stableman to a lawyer.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Drue Leyton ...
Neil Howard (as Raymond Milland)
Mona Barrie ...
Lady Mary Bristol
Geoffrey Richmond
Murray Kinnell ...
Douglas Walton ...
Hugh Gray
Walter Johnson ...
Jerry Garton
E.E. Clive ...
George Barraud ...
Major Jardine
Mrs. Fothergill
David Torrence ...
Home Secretary
John Rogers ...
Paul England ...
Bunny Fothergill
Elsa Buchanan ...
Alice Rooney


After receiving congratulations from the Home Secretary for solving his most recent case, Charlie is sought out by Pamela Gray, a beautiful but desperate young socialite whose brother Paul awaits execution for the murder of a weapons inventor. She is so convinced of his innocence that she becomes distraught when she overhears Neil Howard, her brother's lawyer and her fiancee, confide to the detective his belief in his client's guilt. Angered at this disclosure, she returns his ring and breaks off the engagement. Although the execution will take place in 65 hours, Charlie pledges to expose the murderer. All potential suspects are reassembled in the country mansion of family friend Geoffrey Richmond, where the murder took place, as Charlie tries to expose the real murderer before time runs out. Written by Gabe Taverney (

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Release Date:

12 September 1934 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Charlie Chan em Londres  »

Box Office


$100,000 (estimated)

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


The sixth of sixteen Charlie Chan movies starring Warner Oland. See more »


The character of Paul Gray, accused of the murder, is clearly identified by newspaper headlines as well as in the dialogue, but is billed at the end of the film as 'Hugh Gray'. See more »


Charlie Chan: When death enters window, no time for life to go by door.
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Followed by Dangerous Money (1946) See more »

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No London fog here....
2 July 2000 | by (Panama City, Panama) – See all my reviews

"Contradiction please." Warner Oland is clearly at the top of his game here as he attempts to save an innocent man from the gallows with only hours to spare.Truly one of the better films in this series with the Swedish actor.He is surrounded by a unique cast of English characters.There are a couple of amusing moments with Chan climbing through a window and crawling from beneath a desk in what otherwise is a serious "whodunit." Really well done and a must for a Chan fan.

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