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The Sky Dragon (1949)

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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Lesley Selander

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Oliver Drake (story) (as Clint Johnson), Oliver Drake (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Roland Winters ... Charlie Chan
Keye Luke ... Lee Chan
Mantan Moreland ... Birmingham Brown
Noel Neill ... Jane Marshall
Tim Ryan Tim Ryan ... Lt. Mike Ruark
Iris Adrian ... Wanda LaFern
Elena Verdugo ... Connie Jackson, alias Marie Burke
Milburn Stone ... Capt. Tim Norton
Lyle Talbot ... Andrew J. Barrett
Paul Maxey Paul Maxey ... John Anderson
Joel Marston ... Copilot Don Blake
John Eldredge ... William E. French (as John Eldridge)
Eddie Parks ... Jonathan Tibbetts
Louise Franklin Louise Franklin ... Lena Franklin - Maid
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Storyline

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


Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 April 1949 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Charlie Chan and the Sky Dragon See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Monogram Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Working title: "Murder in the Air" See more »

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Follows The Shanghai Chest (1948) See more »

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Great title. Poor picture.
20 April 2000 | by admjtk1701See all my reviews

The last Chan film made by Monogram and Roland Winters is a sad final bow for the great detective and great film series. The supporting cast is good for a Monogram picture. The best thing about it is that Keye Luke is back as Lee Chan. Great title. Poor picture! Sorry Charlie!


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