Charlie Chan at Monte Carlo

Charlie Chan at Monte Carlo is a 1937 American movie directed by Eugene Forde. The main character is Charlie Chan, a Chinese-Hawaiian detective. This was the sixteenth and final Charlie Chan film with Warner Oland portraying Chan. The film features Keye Luke as Charlie's son Lee and character actor Harold Huber as a French police inspector.

Charlie Chan at Monte Carlo
Directed byEugene Forde
Produced byJohn Stone
Screenplay byCharles Belden
Jerome Cady
Story byRobert Ellis
Helen Logan
StarringWarner Oland
Keye Luke
Virginia Field
Music bySamuel Kaylin
CinematographyDaniel B. Clark
Edited byNick DeMaggio
Distributed by20th Century Fox
Release date
  • December 17, 1937 (1937-12-17) (New York City)
Running time
72 minutes
CountryUnited States

Warner Oland contracted bronchial pneumonia during his visit to Sweden and died there on August 6, 1938, at age 57. The series continued at Fox for another eleven entries with Sidney Toler. In 1942 Fox sold it to Monogram Pictures, and it continued on even after Toler's death in 1947 with Roland Winters in the role through six films into 1949.

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