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Charlie Chan in Paris (1935)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Drama  -  21 January 1935 (USA)
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Hired to investigate forged bonds, Charlie is thwarted by the murder of his undercover agent, but the arrival of son Lee helps him uncover the true culprits.

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Yvette Lamartine
Thomas Beck ...
Victor Descartes
Erik Rhodes ...
Max Corday
John Miljan ...
Albert Dufresne
Murray Kinnell ...
Henri Latouche
Minor Watson ...
Renard
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Concierge
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Henry Kolker ...
M. Lamartine
Dorothy Appleby ...
Nardi
Ruth Peterson ...
Renee Jacquard
Perry Ivins ...
Bedell (as Perry Ivans)
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Storyline

Charlie's visit to Paris, ostensibly a vacation, is really a mission to investigate a bond-forgery racket. But his agent, apache dancer Nardi is killed before she can tell him much. The case, complicated by a false murder accusation for banker's daughter Yvette, climaxes with a strange journey through the Paris sewers. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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bank | bond | apache dancer | sewer | forgery | See more »


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21 January 1935 (USA)  »

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Charlie Chan em Paris  »

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$110,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Keye Luke was working in the publicity department of Fox as an artist when he was cast as Lee Chan. He had done the artwork for the publicity stills for the "Charlie Chan" film series. See more »

Goofs

When the camera shows a POV shot of the beggar on the roof try to hit Charlie with a large stone block, Charlie is seen drawing out his pistol. In the next sidewalk shot of Charlie, he has not yet put his hand into his pocket. See more »

Quotes

Charlie Chan: Grain of sand in eye may hide mountain.
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Followed by The Golden Eye (1948) See more »

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Another Oland Chan Classic!
19 April 2000 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

This is another Warner Oland Charlie Chan classic! This film was considered lost for many years until it was re-discovered in the late 70's. Thank goodness it was found as it is one of the best of the series. It has everything--a great performance by Oland in the title role; the introduction of Keye Luke as Lee Chan; an ingenius mystery; loads of atmosphere; and strong supporting players. There is even an apache dance for added local color. And, as Chan says, 'Many strange crimes committed in the sewers of Paris!" See this one again and again!


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