What Are Some Charlie Chan Movies?


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“Charlie Chan in Paris,” “Charlie Chan's Greatest Case,” “Charlie Chan Carries On,” “The Chinese Parrot” and “The House Without a Key” are some popular Charlie Chan movies. Several Charlie Chan movies are available for free on Retrovision.tv, Archive.org and YouTube. The character Charlie Chan is based on the Earl Derr Biggers’ fictional character by the same name, which is based on a Honolulu detective called Chang Apana. More than 48 Charlie Chan films have been made as of January 2016.

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Charlie Chan is a Honolulu police detective in the films. He investigates mysteries and solves crimes in Honolulu and across the world. “Charlie Chan in London,” “Charlie Chan in Panama,” “Charlie Chan in Reno,” “Charlie Chan in Shanghai” and “Charlie Chan in Egypt” are some of the many Charlie Chan movies based in different parts of the world.

The first actor to play Charlie Chan on the big screen was George Kuwa in “The House Without a Key.” The most popular Charlie Chan actor is Warner Oland. He appeared in 15 movies as Charile Chan. Some of Warner Oland’s Charlie Chan movies are “Charlie Chan at the Olympics,” “Charlie Chan at the Race Track,” “Charlie Chan's Courage,” “Charlie Chan's Greatest Case” and “Charlie Chan Carries On.”

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