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The House Without a Key (1926)

A Pathe serial in ten chapters of two-reels each: Dan Winterslip, a wealthy man in Honolulu, has not spoken to his brother, who owns a hotel next to Winterslip's estate, in over twenty ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
... Carry Egan
... John Quincy Winterclip
... Dan Winterclip
Betty Caldwell ... Barbara Winterclip
Natalie Warfield ... Minerva Winterclip
Jack Pratt ... James Egan
... Harry Jennison (as William Norton Bailey)
... Kaohla
George Kuwa ... Charlie Chan
Harry Semels ... Saladine
Charles West ... Bowker (as Charles H. West)
... District Attorney
... Detective Hallett
Cliff Saum ... Kennedy
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Webb Dillion ... (as John Webb Dillon)
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A Pathe serial in ten chapters of two-reels each: Dan Winterslip, a wealthy man in Honolulu, has not spoken to his brother, who owns a hotel next to Winterslip's estate, in over twenty years. Minerva, sister to the estranged brothers, comes from Boston to try to reconcile the two men. John Quincy Winterslip, Dan's nephew, receives a letter instructing him to retrieve a box from an attic in San Francisco and dump the contents into the ocean. He is on board a ship bound for Hawaii in which other passengers are also after the box. Dan Winterslip is murdered. Charlie Chan, a Chinese detective, offers to help solve the killing and the mysteries surround the box. Chan is looking for the person whose wristwatch is missing the number 'three.' Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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21 November 1926 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Opiumhöhle von Hawaii  »

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Believed to be lost. See more »

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Followed by Charlie Chan and the Curse of the Dragon Queen (1981) See more »

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