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Charlie Chan's Murder Cruise (1940)

Passed | | Comedy, Crime, Mystery | 21 June 1940 (USA)
Charlie tries to discover the identity of a strangler who strikes multiple times on a cruise ship bound from Honolulu to California.

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Dick Kenyon
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On a cruise ship from Honolulu to San Francisco, the famous Chinese detective encounters four more murders while trying to figure out the murder of a Scotland Yard friend. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Triple murder on a luxury line...Chan's best friend a victim! (original print ad) See more »


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Charlie Chan auf Kreuzfahrt  »

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A remake of Charlie Chan Carries On. See more »

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When Charlie and the authorities hear Mrs. Pendleton scream from the next room, they beat on the locked door and the set walls quiver. See more »

Quotes

Charlie Chan: Truth, like oil, will in time rise to surface.
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Followed by The Scarlet Clue (1945) See more »

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murder takes a holiday
16 July 2000 | by (Panama City, Panama) – See all my reviews

in this well rounded mystery.An early Toler film, which should be seen by all Chan fans. A fine cast including Leo G. "Topper" Carroll as Prof.Gordon. A familiar formula, but well done in all aspects.The antics of Jimmy Chan (Victor Sen Young) work well here as usual.Although Toler moves through the movie sounding like he's suffering from a cold, he does one of his finest jobs here as Charlie Chan. A must see.


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