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Director  Terry O. Morse
Sequel  The Trap
Language  English
7.2/10 IMDb

Genre  Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Music director  Edward J. Kay
Country  United States
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Release date  October 12, 1946
Writer  Miriam Kissinger (screenplay), Earl Derr Biggers (character)
Cast  Sidney Toler (Charlie Chan), Gloria Warren (Rona Simmonds), Victor Sen Yung (Jimmy Chan (as Victor Sen Young)), Rick Vallin (Tao Erickson (as Richard Vallin)), Joseph Crehan (Capt. Black), Willie Best (Chattanooga Brown)
Similar movies  Murder by Death, Black Magic, Charlie Chan in Reno, Charlie Chan in Paris, The Feathered Serpent, Charlie Chan: Behind That Curtain

Detective Charlie Chan (Sidney Toler) and No. 2 son (Victor Sen Yung) solve a murder on a ship bound for Pago Pago.


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Dangerous Money is a 1946 American film directed by Terry O. Morse, featuring Sidney Toler as Charlie Chan. The is the second and last appearance of Willie Best as Chattanooga Brown, the cousin of Charlie Chans usual chauffeur, Birmingham Brown (Mantan Moreland).

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A treasury agent on the trail of counterfeit money confides to fellow ocean liner passenger, Charlie Chan, that there have been two attempts on his life.


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Aboard an ocean liner in the South Pacific, a US Treasury agent confidentially asks Charlie Chan for help. There have been two attempts on his life. Chan rescues him from a third, but the fourth (a knife in the back) claims the mans life. The captain asks Chan to complete the dead mans mission and find out who is responsible for the recent surfacing of counterfeit dollars and stolen art. Chan declines, citing urgent business in Australia, but sets out to find the murderer.


  • Sidney Toler as Charlie Chan
  • Gloria Warren as Rona Simmonds
  • Victor Sen Yung as Jimmy Chan
  • Rick Vallin as Tao Erickson
  • Joseph Crehan as Captain Black
  • Willie Best as Chattanooga Brown
  • John Harmon as Freddie Kirk
  • Bruce Edwards as Harold Mayfair
  • Dick Elliott as P.T. Burke
  • Joseph Allen as George Brace, the Purser
  • Amira Moustafa as Laura Erickson
  • Tristram Coffin as Scott Pearson
  • Alan Douglas as Joe Murdock, aka Mrs. Whipple
  • Selmer Jackson as Ships Doctor
  • Dudley Dickerson as Big Ben
  • Rito Punay as Pete the Steward
  • Elaine Lange as Cynthia Martin
  • Emmett Vogan as Professor Martin
  • Leslie Denison as Reverend Dr. Whipple
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    Dangerous Money movie scenes A few scenes where his movements looked a bit unsteady but otherwise I couldn t tell Sidney will only make one more Chan film

    Dangerous Money and The Trap are part of the same movie series. Sidney Toler appears in Dangerous Money and Shadows Over Chinatown. Victor Sen Yung appears in Dangerous Money and Shanghai Chest. Victor Sen Yung appears in Dangerous Money and The Chinese Ring. Sidney Toler and Willie Best appear in Dangerous Money and The Red Dragon.


    The film entered the public domain due to the omission of a valid copyright notice on its original prints.


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