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The Chinese Cat (1944)

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Movie Info

This entry in the long-running Charlie Chan film series concerns the detective's efforts to aid a beautiful, mysterious young woman in her search for her father's murderer.

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Cast

Sidney Toler
as Charlie Chan
Mantan Moreland
as Birmingham Brown, Taxi Driver
Benson Fong
as Tommy Chan, #3 son
Joan Woodbury
as Leah Manning
Weldon Heyburn
as Harvey Dennis
Ian Keith
as Recknick
Sam Flint
as Tom Manning
Cy Kendall
as Deacon
John Davidson
as Carl/Kurt
Betty Blythe
as Mrs. Manning
George Chandler
as Taxi Dispatcher
Jack Norton
as Hotel Desk Clerk
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Critic Reviews for The Chinese Cat

All Critics (4)

Superior entry in the Monogram Chan series.

December 13, 2004
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

...more of the same...

Full Review… | November 14, 2004
Reel Film Reviews

One of the poorer scripted Charlie Chan vehicles.

Full Review… | November 12, 2001
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Audience Reviews for The Chinese Cat

Enjoyable and funny old school film from 1944 where Charlie Chan solves two case in one. The Murder of 3 men plus the recovery of a diamond stole a year prior. Mantan Moreland as Birmingham Brown adds all the enjoyment one needs for the night, he was a underrated actor and before his time. A movie for all old school Black and White Buffs 4 stars

Bruce Bruce
Bruce Bruce

Super Reviewer

Another enjoyable but essentially unremarkable Charlie Chan movie. The mystery used cooler props then usual, but the racial stereotypes, more of African Americans then Chinese, was a little hard to take.

Cliff Smith
Cliff Smith
½

I watched these religeously as a kid on Saturday mornings and always wanted to be 'number 1 son'. Very silly but I loved them.

Barry Lappin
Barry Lappin

Super Reviewer

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