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Charlie Chan in Paris (1935)

Approved  |   |  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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Complete credited cast:
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Thomas Beck ...
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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21 January 1935 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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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Trivia

This film was thought to have been lost for many years until a print was discovered in Czechoslovakia in the 1970s. 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: Hasty conclusion like gunpowder. Easy to explode.
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Nothing dim about this in the city of lights
25 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

A Warner Oland classic that takes place in Paris.Excellent mystery in all respects.No doubt one of the best written Chan dramas and brought to fruition by some excellent acting. The one annoyance is the same drunken character that is seen in Charlie Chan in London is also seen here. Overall, however, it is a must see for any Chan enthusiast.


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