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The Red Dragon (1945)

Approved | | Comedy, Crime, Mystery | 2 February 1946 (USA)
Chan is faced with suspects in a stolen atomic bomb formula case, that are being killed with bullets that are not fired from a gun.

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Complete credited cast:
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Fortunio Bonanova ...
Insp. Luis Carvero
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Robert Emmett Keane ...
Alfred Wyans (as Robert E. Keane)
Willie Best ...
Chattanooga Brown
Carol Hughes ...
Marguerite Fontan
Marjorie Hoshelle ...
Countess Irena
Barton Yarborough ...
Joseph Bradish
George Meeker ...
Edmond Slade
Don Costello ...
Charles Masack
Charles Trowbridge ...
Prentiss
Mildred Boyd ...
Josephine
Barbara Jean Wong ...
Iris Ling (as Jean Wong)
Donald D. Taylor ...
Walter Dorn (as Donald Dexter Taylor)
Lucio Villegas ...
Police Scientist
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Chan is faced with suspects in a stolen atomic bomb formula case, that are being killed with bullets that are not fired from a gun.

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CHARLIE CHAN on the Trail! A NEW CASE OF WORLWIDE INTRIGUE! (original poster) See more »


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2 February 1946 (USA)  »

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Charlie Chan in Mexico  »

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$75,000 (estimated)
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The thirty-fifth of forty-seven Charlie Chan movies. See more »

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Followed by The Return of Charlie Chan (1973) See more »

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MY HEART IS YOURS
Performed by Marjorie Hoshelle
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Charlie Chan Is Really Important
20 January 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A man who has knowledge of a new element that will be used to create an enormous A- bomb is killed as he talks to a group of people who late become suspects. Since this is a matter of national security, our famous detective is called to the scene. Of course, one of his sons is there and so is Chattanooga Brown, the cousin of Birmingham Brown (the Mantan Moreland character). Because there is no identifying the bullet through ballistics, things get kind of hairy. Most of the suspects are spies or others who have done some evil dealings in the past. Soon, murders are being committed. Sometimes the humor gets in the way . Can one imagine something as serious as a nuclear weapon being created as these guys bumble around. Nevertheless, it still has some charm.


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