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Charlie Chan in Panama ()


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Inspector Chan investigates a group of travelers, one of whom is a saboteur.

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Charlie Chan
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Kathi Lenesch
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Cliveden Compton
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Miss Jennie Finch
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Jimmy Chan (as Sen Yung)
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Richard Cabot
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Sergeant Montero
Lionel Royce ...
Dr. Rudolph Grosser
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Stewardess
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Manolo
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Governor Webster
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Captain Lewis (as Don Douglas)
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Achmed Halide
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Godley
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Dr. Fredericks
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Sailor (uncredited)
Gordon Armitage ...
Soldier (uncredited)
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Fisherman (uncredited)
Walter Bacon ...
Sailor (uncredited)
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Club Patron (uncredited)
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Powerhouse Search Officer (uncredited)
Russell Custer ...
Soldier (uncredited)
Alan Davis ...
Soldier (uncredited)
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Waiter (uncredited)
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Marine Officer (uncredited)
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Plant Workman (uncredited)
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Military Police Corporal (uncredited)
Sol Gorss ...
Soldier (uncredited)
Bobbie Hale ...
Prisoner (uncredited)
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Club Patron (uncredited)
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Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited)
Philip Morris ...
Plainclothesman (uncredited)
Anthony Natale ...
Vendor (uncredited)
Gloria Roy ...
Hostess (uncredited)
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Soldier (uncredited)
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Prisoner (uncredited)
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Native Fisherman (uncredited)
Sid Troy ...
Sailor (uncredited)
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Soldier (uncredited)
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Club Patron (uncredited)

Directed by

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Norman Foster

Written by

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John Francis Larkin ... (original screen play) (as John Larkin) and
Lester Ziffren ... (original screen play)
 
Earl Derr Biggers ... (based on: the character "Charlie Chan" created by)
 
Jacques Deval ... (novel "Marie Galante") (uncredited)

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Sol M. Wurtzel ... executive producer

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Samuel Kaylin ... (uncredited)

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Virgil Miller ... director of photography

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Fred Allen ... film editor

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Richard Day
Chester Gore

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Thomas Little ... (set decorations)

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Helen A. Myron

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Saul Wurtzel ... assistant director (uncredited)

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Joseph E. Aiken ... sound
William H. Anderson ... sound

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Sam Benson ... wardrobe supervisor (uncredited)
Eugene Joseff ... costume jeweller (uncredited)
Joseff-Hollywood ... costume jeweller (uncredited)

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Samuel Kaylin ... musical director
Charles Maxwell ... orchestrator (uncredited)
Gene Rose ... orchestrator (uncredited)
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Plot Summary

Charlie impersonates a shop owner to foil an espionage plot which would destroy part of the Panama Canal, trapping a Navy fleet on its way to the Pacific after maneuvers in the Atlantic. Written by Ed Stephan

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Taglines Charlie Chan Defies the Enemies of America!!! See more »
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Also Known As
  • Charlie Chan au Panama (France)
  • Charlie Chan no Panama (Brazil)
  • Charlie Chan en Panamá (Mexico)
  • Чарли Чан в Панаме (Soviet Union, Russian title)
  • Charlie Chan no Panamá (Portugal)
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  • 67 min
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Trivia The twenty-sixth of forty-seven Charlie Chan movies. See more »
Movie Connections Edited into Charlie Chan in Panama (2021). See more »
Soundtracks Vereda tropical See more »
Quotes Charlie Chan: Bad alibi like dead fish - cannot stand test of time.
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