A famous designer accidentally sells a made to order sweater to the wrong person. Chan becomes involved when the owner of the sweater is found dead. Charlie discovers the dead girl had other skeletons in her closet.
Charlie is at a dinner party when the host dies. Everyone seems to think a black servant proficient in the art of black magic is behind the death, but Charlie thinks a far more mundane explanation is on offer.
When you usually read about this series in guidebooks the reviewer ultimately states that J. Carrol Naish was badly miscast. But if you compare this with the serial 'Batman' (1943), then you will notice that even though the two parts of Charlie Chan and Dr. Tito Darka are different, in that one is good and the other bad, for some strange reason Naish played them the same. Maybe this is why the reviewers say this or maybe it was the reason he was cast as Charlie Chan in the first place? This episode opens in Venice, Italy. Where someone has sold a vast amount of ...
A tourist in Rome unwittingly purchases an extremely valuable antique. Charlie Chan must sort out the mix up before people start getting hurt or even killed as various parties try to retrieve the item.
A young woman checks into a hotel with her father. A few hours later she can not locate the man or find any evidence he ever checked into the hotel. She asks Charlie to try and find her father who Charlie thinks has been kidnapped.
A series of random attacks in an antique store cause damages to a number of valuable pieces. The manager of the store is puzzled because he considers each of the attackers as friends. The manager of the store engages Charlie to try and find out what is happening.