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Director:
Writers:
Earl Derr Biggers (character)
Scott Darling (screenplay)
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Release Date:
6 December 1947 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Soon after a Chinese princess comes to the US to buy planes for her people, she is murdered by a poison dart fired by an air rifle. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
Winter's first Chan is okay as Monogram Chan films go. See more (16 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Roland Winters ... Charlie Chan
Warren Douglas ... Police Sgt. Bill Davidson

Mantan Moreland ... Birmingham Brown

Louise Currie ... Peggy Cartwright

Victor Sen Yung ... Tommy Chan (as Victor Sen Young)
Philip Ahn ... Captain Kong

Byron Foulger ... Armstrong
Thayer Roberts ... Captain James J. Kelso
Barbara Jean Wong ... Princess Mei Ling (as Jean Wong)
Chabing ... Lillie Mae Wong
George Spaulding ... Dr. Hickey (as George L. Spaulding)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Paul Bryar ... Police Sergeant (uncredited)

Spencer Chan ... Chinese Officer (uncredited)
Thayer Cheek ... Chinese Boy (uncredited)
Kenneth Chuck ... Chinese Boy (uncredited)
Thornton Edwards ... Palace Hotel Clerk (uncredited)
Lee Tung Foo ... Armstrong's Butler (uncredited)
Charmienne Harker ... Kelso's Stenographer (uncredited)

Jack Mower ... Policeman Ballard (uncredited)
Joseph C. Narcisse ... Dock Worker (uncredited)
Cap Somers ... Dock Worker (uncredited)
Richard Wang ... Hamishin (uncredited)

Directed by
William Beaudine 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Earl Derr Biggers  character
Scott Darling  screenplay (as W. Scott Darling)

Produced by
James S. Burkett .... producer
 
Cinematography by
William A. Sickner  (as William Sickner)
 
Film Editing by
Richard V. Heermance  (as Richard Heermance)
Ace Herman (uncredited)
 
Art Direction by
Dave Milton (uncredited)
 
Set Decoration by
Raymond Boltz Jr. (uncredited)
 
Makeup Department
Lela Chambers .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Harry Ross .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Glenn Cook .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
William A. Calihan Jr. .... assistant director (as William Calihan Jr.)
Kenneth Kessler .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Sam Gordon .... props (uncredited)
Ted Mossman .... props (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
W.C. Smith .... sound
William Mills .... cable man (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Andy Anderson .... grip (uncredited)
Lloyd Garnell .... gaffer (uncredited)
Walter Lea .... best boy (uncredited)
Harry Lewis .... grip (uncredited)
Talmadge Morrison .... still photographer (uncredited)
James Stone .... assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Richard Bachler .... wardrobe (uncredited)
 
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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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Charlie Chan in the Chinese Ring" - USA (poster title)
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Runtime:
68 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)
Certification:
USA:Approved (PCA #12748)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
The 42nd of 47 Charlie Chan movies.See more »
Quotes:
Charlie Chan:Man who ride on tiger cannot dismount.
Birmingham Brown:He can't?
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Movie Connections:
Follows The Red Dragon (1945)See more »

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4 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Winter's first Chan is okay as Monogram Chan films go., 20 April 2000
Author: admjtk1701 from New York, NY

This was the first Chan film with Roland Winters in the title role. It is a remake of Monogram's "Mr. Wong in Chinatown". This is okay as Monogram Chans go. The supporting cast is pretty good for this studio with Philip Ahn standing out. An interesting search for a mysterious "Captain K" makes it fun.

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