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The Sky Dragon (1949)

Passed | | Adventure, Comedy, Crime | 27 April 1949 (USA)
On a plane trip, Charlie Chan and the passengers are drugged, and when they wake up a quarter million dollars is missing.

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All the passengers on an airplane headed for San Francisco are drugged, and when they wake up, it is discovered that a quarter-million dollars is missing. Charlie Chan--and, of course, his #1 son--must discover the identity of the person who doped the passengers and stole the money. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Death rides the clouds


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Charlie Chan and the Sky Dragon  »

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Monogram considered filming this last Chan film in england to take advantage of frozen funds it had there. See more »

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Followed by The New Adventures of Charlie Chan (1957) See more »

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Roland Winters imitating Asian speech is the best part of this film
4 August 2002 | by (Huntington NY) – See all my reviews

As an avid collector of all Charlie Chan films except for the Fox Four, I have avoided getting Roland Winters 6 films but finally purchased the Sky Dragon. It will end there. There is no magic at all it is a stilted film with no imagination and a story line to match


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