GenreMystery CinematographyConrad Wells Duration CountryUnited States
CastWarner Baxter (Col John Beetham), Lois Moran (Eve Mannering Durand), E.L. Park (Police Insp. Charlie Chan), Boris Karloff (Beetham's Manservent), Gilbert Emery (Sir Frederick Bruce), Claude King (Sir George Mannering) WriterEarl Derr Biggers, Sonya Levien, George Middleton Release dateJune 30, 1929 (1929-06-30) Similar moviesMurder by Death, Black Magic, Charlie Chan in Reno, Charlie Chan in Paris, The Feathered Serpent, Charlie Chan in Honolulu
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Behind That Curtain is a 1929 American Pre-Code mystery film directed by Irving Cummings, starring Warner Baxter and featuring Boris Karloff. It was the first Charlie Chan film to be made at Fox Studios. It was based on the novel of the same name. Charlie Chan is played by Korean American actor E. L. Park, gets one mention early in the film, then makes a few momentary appearances after 75 minutes. Producer William Fox chose this film to open the palatial Fox Theatre in San Francisco on June 28, 1929. It was a sound film.