Charlie Chan at the Opera (1937)

Charlie Chan at the Opera


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Gravelle, a former baritone believed dead after an opera house fire, has been languishing in a mental institution for the past seven years, an anonymous amnesiac. When he fortuitously sees a news story about his former wife's current appearance at the local opera, his memory returns. He escapes, and, disguised in costume, seeks revenge for a failed attempt on his life years earlier. When the guilty parties are found stabbed to death, Charlie Chan and son Lee try to find out if the dangerous … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Classics, Drama
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On DVD: Nov 25, 2008
20th Century Fox Film Corporat



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Ah so, and it has the best Chan--Warner Oland.

October 15, 2004
Kansas City Kansan

Superior series entry with the bonus of Boris Karloff as guest star.

April 21, 2003
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

The film had a convincing atmosphere, and it had the peerless Boris doing his chilling loony thing with great relish.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

June 1, 2005
International Press Academy

Audience Reviews for Charlie Chan at the Opera


Charlie Chan at the Opera is certainly on of the best in the film series, Warner Oland is terrific. It's short and sweet, funny and thoroughly entertaining. Great supporting cast.

James Higgins

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