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Dangerous Money -- Charlie Chan tries to find out who committed a murder aboard a ship.

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Director:
Writers:
Miriam Kissinger (screenplay)
Earl Derr Biggers (character)
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Release Date:
12 October 1946 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
THE RIDDLE OF THE "KNIVES OF DEATH!" (original print ad - all caps) See more »
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Sidney Toler ... Charlie Chan
Gloria Warren ... Rona Simmonds
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
Rito Punay ... Pete the Steward
Elaine Lange ... Cynthia Martin
Emmett Vogan ... Professor Martin
Leslie Denison ... Reverend Dr. Whipple
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ted Billings ... Barfly (uncredited)
Kit Carson ... Seaman (uncredited)
Helen Dickson ... Ship's Passenger (uncredited)
Herbert Evans ... Man at Island Bar (uncredited)
Gerardo Sei Groves ... Polynesian (uncredited)
Stuart Hall ... Ship Passenger (uncredited)
Don McCracken ... Junior Officer (uncredited)
Mathew McCue ... Barfly (uncredited)
Sol Murgi ... Barfly (uncredited)
Mavis Russell ... Kirk's Assistant (uncredited)

Directed by
Terry O. Morse  (as Terry Morse)
 
Writing credits
Miriam Kissinger (screenplay)

Earl Derr Biggers (character)

Produced by
James S. Burkett .... producer
 
Cinematography by
William A. Sickner  (as William Sickner)
 
Film Editing by
William Austin 
 
Casting by
Rose Alexander (uncredited)
Bert Hampton (uncredited)
Fred H. Messenger (uncredited)
 
Set Decoration by
Raymond Boltz Jr. (uncredited)
 
Makeup Department
Harry Ross .... makeup artist
Alma Armstrong .... hair dresser (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Glenn Cook .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Wesley Barry .... assistant director
Kenny Cossler .... assistant director
Kenneth Kessler .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Sam Gordon .... props (uncredited)
Ted Mossman .... props (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Tom Lambert .... sound
Harry Bavaird .... cable man (uncredited)
Louis Johnson .... mike man (uncredited)
Tom Lambert .... sound mixer (uncredited)
Dean Spencer .... sound recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Augie Lohman .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Travers Hill .... loader (uncredited)
George Hommel .... still photographer (uncredited)
Aaron Hower .... assistant camera (uncredited)
John M. Lee .... gaffer (uncredited)
Harry Lewis .... grip (uncredited)
William Margulies .... camera operator (uncredited)
M.H. Serotte .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Harry Bourne .... wardrobe man (uncredited)
Nanette Smith .... wardrobe woman (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Richard C. Currier .... supervising editor (as Richard Currier)
 
Music Department
Edward J. Kay .... musical director
 
Other crew
Dave Milton .... technical director
Ilona Vas .... script supervisor (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
66 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)
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Trivia:
The thirty-ninth of forty-seven Charlie Chan movies.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: 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:
P.T. Burke:Yeah, an alibi's always a perfect front - a perfect front for them that need it.See more »
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Charlie at sea, 4 October 2012
Author: bkoganbing from Buffalo, New York

Dangerous Money finds Charlie Chan on a cruise ship bound for the South Seas. When treasury agent Tris Coffin makes contact with Sidney Toler for help with a case, Toler is able to foil one attempt at Coffin's life, but he's with him when Coffin dies as a result of a knife thrown into his back.

Around lending as much assistance as Toler can tolerate are Victor Sen Yung as number 2 son and Willie Best as Chattanooga pinch-hitting for Mantan Moreland as Birmingham. The key to this whole case is Gloria Warren playing the daughter of a Manila banker who stashed a lot of loot and art treasure to keep from the Japanese in the late war.

There is a very interesting red herring thrown into this Chan film One of the characters is a loudmouth salesman who is running all over the ship making threats, extorting people, and acting guilty as all get out. When unmasked he just turns out to be a petty crook working a small time racket. I won't say who, but the performance might be the best one in the film.

Cheap Monogram production values, but the script and story is a good one for the Monogram Chan films made.

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