Behind That Curtain (1929)





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Having taken up residence in India with her abhorrent new husband, a wealthy woman plots to return to America with an old lover, leading to her jealous mate's near-murderous revenge until a climactic intervention by famed detective Charlie Chan. Crude production was the Chan character's first appearance in a talkie.
Drama , Horror , Mystery & Suspense , Romance
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20th Century Fox Film Corporation


Warner Baxter
as Col. John Beetham
Lois Moran
as Eve Mannering Durand
Philip Strange
as Eric Durand
Gilbert Emery
as Inspector Sir Frederic Bruce
Claude King
as Sir George Mannering
John Rogers
as Alf Pornick
Boris Karloff
as Manservant
Jamiel Hasson
as Sahib Hana
E.L. Park
as Charlie Chan
Frank Finch Smiles
as Galt's Clerk
Peter Gawthorne
as British Police Inspector
C. Montague Shaw
as Hilary Galt
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Boris Karloff has a small part, his first speaking role in films.

Full Review… | August 31, 2001
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