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Director  Phil Rosen
Duration  
Prequel  The Chinese Cat
Country  United States
7/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy, Crime, Drama
Running time  1h 7m
Sequel  The Jade Mask
Language  English
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Release date  September 9, 1944 (1944-09-09)
Writer  Earl Derr Biggers (characters), George Callahan (original screenplay)
Cast  Sidney Toler (Charlie Chan), Mantan Moreland (Birmingham Brown), Frances Chan (Frances Chan), Joseph Crehan (Police Sgt. Matthews), Helen Beverly (Norma Duncan / Nancy Wood (as Helen Beverley)), Jacqueline deWit (Justine Bonner)
Similar movies  Dressed to Kill, Time To Kill, Sleepers West, Murder by Death, Resurrection, Contract on Cherry Street
Tagline  Chan stalks a fiendish murderer!

Black Magic, later retitled Meeting at Midnight for television, is a 1944 mystery film starring Sidney Toler as Charlie Chan.

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Plot

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Charlie postpones his trip home to Honolulu to help with the investigation of murder involving Number One Daughter (Frances Chan) and an easily spooked chauffeur (Mantan Moreland).

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Black Magic is notable for being an early film to feature the exposé of fraudulent Spirit Mediums employing fake spirits, voices and the use of trick spirit cabinets.

Cast

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  • Sidney Toler as Charlie Chan
  • Mantan Moreland as Birmingham Brown
  • Frances Chan as Frances Chan
  • Joseph Crehan as Police Sgt. Matthews
  • Helen Beverly as Norma Duncan / Nancy Wood (as Helen Beverley)
  • Jacqueline deWit as Justine Bonner
  • Geraldine Wall as Harriet Green
  • Ralph Peters as Officer Rafferty
  • Frank Jaquet as Paul Hamlin
  • Oliver Hardy as bystander (uncredited)

  • Black Magic (1944 film) Charlie Chan In Black Magic movie posters at movie poster warehouse
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    References

    Black Magic (1944 film) Wikipedia
    Black Magic (1944 film) IMDb Black Magic (1944 film) themoviedb.org


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