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Shadows Over Chinatown (1946)

 -  Comedy | Crime | Mystery  -  27 June 1946 (USA)
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Charlie investigates murders connected with insurance fraud. This one is set in San Francisco's Chinatown.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Mantan Moreland ...
Victor Sen Yung ...
Jimmy Chan (as Victor Sen Young)
Tanis Chandler ...
John Gallaudet ...
Craig Winfield, alias Jeff Hay
Paul Bryar ...
Mike Rogan
Bruce Kellogg ...
Jack Tilford aka Corp. Joe Thompson
Al Bridge ...
Capt. Allen (as Alan Bridge)
Mary Gordon ...
Mrs. Conover
Dorothy Granger ...
Joan Mercer
Jack Norton ...
Mr. Cosgrove
George Eldredge ...
Police Chief Flannagan
Tyra Vaughn ...
Miss Chalmers
Lyle Latell ...
Police Clerk
Mira McKinney ...
Miss Kate Johnson (as Myra McKinney)
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Storyline

Chinese detective Charlie Chan (Sidney Toler) is on his way to San Francisco to take over a murder case when he meets a woman, Mrs. Conover (Mary Gordon), who is searching for her missing daughter and a young man, Jeff Tilford (Bruce Kellogg), who is looking for his missing fiancee. Investigation by Charlie discloses they are both looking for the same girl, Mary Conover (Tanis Chandler). Chan eventually uncovers a murder gang, which has been collecting the life insurance of its victims. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Chan follows the trail of a blood-chilling wave of torso slayings! See more »


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27 June 1946 (USA)  »

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Charlie Chan in Shadows Over Chinatown  »

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

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1.37 : 1
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The thirty-eighth of forty-seven Charlie Chan movies. See more »

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Still good for Chan film lovers.
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Sidney Toler gives dignity to the role of Charlie Chan, even in these one-dimensional Monogram productions. Enjoyable and worth watching if you love the series as many of us do. This is one of the best titles to ever grace a "C" film!


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