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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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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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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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Release Date:

21 January 1935 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Charlie Chan em Paris  »

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Budget:

$110,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This marks the first appearance of one of Charlie Chan's children, Lee Chan, played by Keye Luke. See more »

Goofs

Although all the action takes place in Paris, not only don't any of the characters speak French, none has even a trace of a French accent. See more »

Quotes

Max Corday: [in a condescending pidgen English/Chinese accent] Me happy know you. Mebbe you likee havee little drinkee?
Charlie Chan: Very happy to make acquaintance of charming gentleman.
[imitating Corday]
Charlie Chan: Me no likeee drinkee now - perhaps later.
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Charm and Warner Oland
2 October 1999 | by (NYC) – See all my reviews

As in, 'Charlie Chan in Egypt', this little gem reeks with early film atmosphere and sustains itself with the wonderful portrayal by Warner Oland. Warner Oland has more stage presence than a dozen actors of today. It's really a shame, for if one generation could really bridge another generation and look at the whole, they might see what a let down the films of today really are.


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