GenreMystery Production20th Century Fox LanguageEnglish
WriterEarl Derr Biggers, Barry Conners, Philip Klein Release dateJanuary 22, 1932 (1932-01-22)
January 24, 1932 (1932-01-24) SequelCharlie Chans Greatest Case CastWarner Oland (Charlie Chan), Alexander Kirkland (John R. Douglas), H.B. Warner (Inspector Fife), Marian Nixon (Shirley Marlowe), Marian Nixon (Gloria Garland), James Kirkwood (Inspector Flannery) Similar moviesCharlie Chans Chance and The Black Camel are part of the same movie series
Charlie Chan's Chance is a 1932 American Pre-Code murder mystery film, the third to star Warner Oland as detective Charlie Chan. It is based on the novel Behind That Curtain by Earl Derr Biggers, who also contributed to the film. The film is considered to be lost.
Charlie Chan is attending a police convention in New York City; he is an intended murder victim here, but avoids death by chance. To find his would-be-killer(s), Charlie must outguess police reps from both Scotland Yard and New York City Police.
Warner Oland as Charlie Chan
Alexander Kirkland as John R. Douglas
H.B. Warner as Inspector Fife
Marian Nixon as Shirley Marlowe
Linda Watkins as Gloria Garland
James Kirkwood as Inspector Flannery
Ralph Morgan as Barry Kirk
James Todd as Kenneth Dunwood
Herbert Bunston as Garrick Enderly
James Wang as Kee-Lin
Joe Brown as Doctor
Charles McNaughton as Paradise
Edward Peil Sr. as Li Gung
Thomas A. Curran the early American silent film star plays an uncredited bit part.