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Genre  Crime, Drama, Mystery
Sequel  Charlie Chan in Paris
Language  English
7.4/10 IMDb

Director  Eugene Forde
Prequel  Charlie Chans Courage
Country  United States
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Writer  Earl Derr Biggers, Philip MacDonald
Release date  September 12, 1934 (1934-09-12)
Cast  Warner Oland (Charlie Chan), Drue Leyton (Pamela Gray), Ray Milland (Neil Howard (as Raymond Milland)), Mona Barrie (Lady Mary Bristol), Douglas Walton (Paul Gray), Alan Mowbray (Geoffrey Richmond)
Similar movies  Murder by Death, Charlie Chan in Reno, Murder Over New York, The Sky Dragon, Black Magic, Charlie Chan in Shanghai

Charlie Chan in London is a 1934 American mystery film directed by Eugene Forde. The film stars Warner Oland as Charlie Chan. This is the sixth film produced by Fox with Warner Oland as the detective, and the second not to be lost, after The Black Camel (1931).


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Robert Altman's film Gosford Park, set in 1932, features a (fictional) character who produces the Chan films for Fox and claims to be in England doing research for Charlie Chan in London.

Charlie Chan in London movie scenes


Charlie Chan in London movie scenes

When a young English man is convicted of murder and sentenced to hang, his sister and her fiance, convinced of his innocence, ask visiting detective Charlie Chan to investigate the crime and find the real murderer. In order to solve the mystery, he must visit a lavish country manor house in England where the suspects vary from the housekeeper to a lawyer. Events soon indicate that the murderer is still actively trying to avoid capture, but Charlie Chan must set a trap to reveal the criminal's identity.


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  • Warner Oland as Charlie Chan
  • Drue Leyton as Pamela Gray
  • Ray Milland as Neil Howard (as Raymond Milland)
  • Mona Barrie as Lady Mary Bristol
  • Douglas Walton as Paul Gray
  • Alan Mowbray as Paul Frank, alias Geoffrey Richmond
  • George Barraud as Maj. Jardine
  • Paul England as Bunny Fothergill
  • Madge Bellamy as Becky Fothergill
  • Walter Johnson as Jerry Garton
  • Murray Kinnell as Captain Seton (alias Phillips, the butler)
  • E.E. Clive as Detective Sergeant Thacker
  • Elsa Buchanan as Alice Perkins (maid)
  • Reginald Sheffield as Flight Commander King
  • Perry Ivins as Assistant Home Secretary Kemp
  • John Rogers as Lake (chief groom)
  • C. Montague Shaw as Doctor
  • David Torrence as Home Secretary Sir Lionel Bashford
  • Claude King as RAF aerodrome commander

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