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Charlie Chan in Panama

Charlie Chan in Panama(1940)

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Brief Synopsis

Charlie impersonates an employee of the U.S. government to foil an espionage plot which would destroy part of the Panama Canal, trapping a Navy fleet on its way to the Pacific after maneuvers in the Atlantic.

Cast & Crew

Norman Foster Director
Sidney Toler Charlie Chan [also knwon as Fu Yuen]
Jean Rogers Kathi Lenesch
Lionel Atwill Clivedon Compton
Mary Nash Miss Jennie Finch
Sen Yung Jimmy Chan
Kane Richmond Richard Cabot
Chris-Pin Martin Sergeant Montero
Lionel Royce Dr. Rudolph Grosser
Helen Ericson Stewardess
Jack La Rue Manolo
Edwin Stanley Governor Webster
Don Douglas Captain Lewis
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: week of 23 Feb 1940
Release Date:  1940 Production Date:  none available
Color/B&W:  Black and White Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono (RCA Sound System) Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  67 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  6,061    

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  • Charlie Chan in Panama (1940)

    Jay Higgins 2009-08-20

    Exceptional Charlie Chan mystery, certainly one of the best in the series. It's suspenseful and very well written. Great cast, especially Sidney Toler... MORE>

  • Best of the Sidney Toler Chans

    Ron Germano 2007-09-02

    Charlie Chan in Panama is probably the best 20th Century Fox Chan movie that Sidney Toler made.It has murder,espionage & comedy (with Sen Yung-#2 son... MORE>