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The Red Dragon (1945)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Mystery  |  2 February 1946 (USA)
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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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Fortunio Bonanova ...
Insp. Luis Carvero
Benson Fong ...
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'S BEST! (original print ad-all caps) See more »


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2 February 1946 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Charlie Chan in Mexico  »

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$75,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Sound System)

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The title refers to a brand of Chinese ink. See more »

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Follows Charlie Chan in Panama (1940) See more »

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MY HEART IS YOURS
Performed by Marjorie Hoshelle
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A toothless dragon
17 August 2000 | by (Panama City, Panama) – See all my reviews

with no bite. This is probably the worse of the Monogram series. It is clumsy and boring. It is supposedly Mexico City, but it may as well be Omaha.Charlie and his "shadow" Insp. Carvero (there's never a scene without them together) bump around aimlessly trying to find the murderer who uses a silly lethal weapon.The story line throughout this film remains unclear...to me, anyway. Once again, the character of Tommy Chan (Benson Fong) simply does not work well. Even the humour by Chattanooga (Willie Best) is flat.The best part is watching Sidney Tolar do the rumba, which as far is I know is a Cuban dance.Aside from diehard Chan fans, you can skip this one.


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