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Dangerous Money (1946)

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A treasury agent on the trail of counterfeit money confides to fellow ocean liner passenger Charlie Chan that there have been two attempts on his life.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Gloria Warren ...
Victor Sen Yung ...
Jimmy Chan (as Victor Sen Young)
Rick Vallin ...
Tao Erickson (as Richard Vallin)
Joseph Crehan ...
Captain Black
Willie Best ...
Chattanooga Brown
John Harmon ...
Freddie Kirk
Bruce Edwards ...
Harold Mayfair
Dick Elliott ...
P.T. Burke
Joseph Allen ...
George Brace - Purser (as Joe Allen Jr.)
Amira Moustafa ...
Laura Erickson
Tristram Coffin ...
Scott Pearson
Alan Douglas ...
Mrs. Whipple
Selmer Jackson ...
Ship's Doctor
Dudley Dickerson ...
Big Ben
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Storyline

A treasury agent traveling aboard a ocean liner confides to fellow passenger Charlie Chan that he's on the trail of a counterfeiting ring operating from the South Pacific and has survived two recent attempts on his life. Chan helps him avoid a third but is helpless to prevent a knife thrown in his back in the ship's club room. Although the ship will be docking shortly in Samoa, Charlie is confident that he will unmask the killer before then. Among the suspects are an elitist reverend and his wife, a beautiful young woman traveling with forged papers, a shady loudmouth of a salesman, a larcenous ship's steward, and a professional knife-thrower. Written by duke1029@aol.com

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12 October 1946 (USA)  »

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$75,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The thirty-ninth of forty-seven Charlie Chan movies. See more »

Goofs

When Charlie fires three times at Erickson, his gun is pointed at the floor, but Erickson grabs his wrist, where he has presumably been hit. See more »

Quotes

Scott Pearson: I'm sorry to bring you out on such a beastly night.
Charlie Chan: Problems rarely wait for clearing weather.
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Follows The Jade Mask (1945) See more »

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claustrophobic Chan
27 June 2000 | by (Panama City) – See all my reviews

Much of the action takes place on a ship. Typical acting for a Chan flick with some comedy provided by sidekick Chatanooga. Not one of the best Toler movies, but not the worse. Poor direction and weak story line. Might be alright for a rainy day.


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