Charlie Chan's Chance
Charlie Chan's Chance is a 1932 American pre-Code murder mystery film, the third to star Warner Oland as detective Charlie Chan. It is based on the novel Behind That Curtain by Earl Derr Biggers, who also contributed to the film. The film is considered to be lost.
|Charlie Chan's Chance|
|Directed by||John G. Blystone|
|Produced by||Joseph H. August|
|Written by||Earl Derr Biggers (novel and suggestions)|
H. B. Warner
|Cinematography||Joseph H. August|
|Edited by||Alex Troffey|
|Distributed by||Fox Film Corporation|
Charlie Chan is attending a police convention in New York City; he is an intended murder victim here, but avoids death by chance. To find his would-be-killer(s), Charlie must outguess police reps from both Scotland Yard and New York City Police.
- Warner Oland as Charlie Chan
- Alexander Kirkland as John R. Douglas
- H.B. Warner as Inspector Fife
- Marian Nixon as Shirley Marlowe
- Linda Watkins as Gloria Garland
- James Kirkwood as Inspector Flannery
- Ralph Morgan as Barry Kirk
- James Todd as Kenneth Dunwood
- Herbert Bunston as Garrick Enderly
- James Wang as Kee-Lin
- Joe Brown as Doctor
- Charles McNaughton as Paradise
- Edward Peil Sr. as Li Gung
- Hanke, Ken (2004). Charlie Chan at the Movies: History, Filmography, and Criticism. McFarland. p. 21. ISBN 0786486619. Retrieved February 25, 2013.
Another of the infuriatingly 'lost' Chan films, Charlie Chan's Chance nonetheless qualifies as the best title in the series if nothing else.
- Charlie Chan's Chance at the American Film Institute Catalog
- Charlie Chan's Chance on IMDb
- Charlie Chan's Chance at the TCM Movie Database
- Charlie Chan's Chance at AllMovie