The Scarlet Clue (1945)

The Scarlet Clue





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Though it isn't saying much, The Scarlet Clue is probably the best of Monogram's "Charlie Chan" mysteries. This time, oriental sleuth Charlie Chan (Sidney Toler) and his bumbling assistants, son Tommy Chan (Benson Fong) and chauffeur Birmingham Brown (Mantan Moreland), search for a gang of spies who've stolen plans for a revolutionary new radar system. The trail of clues takes Chan and company to a television studio, where they confront such suspects as comedian/announcer Willie Rand (Jack … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: George Callahan
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jul 6, 2004
MGM/UA Home Entertainment

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as Charlie Chan

as Birmingham Brown

as Tommy Chan

as Diane Hall

as Diane Hall

as Capt. Flynn

as Mrs. Marsh

as Ralph Brett

as Wilbur Chester

as Willie Rand

as Sgt. McGraw

as Gloria Bayne

as Herbert Sinclair

as Herbert Sinclair

as Hulda Swenson

as Horace Carlos

as Detective
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Critic Reviews for The Scarlet Clue

All Critics (4)

Above average Monogram Chan with nice radio station setting.

February 3, 2005
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

...the case is far to complicated to ever entirely hold our interest.

Full Review… | November 14, 2004
Reel Film Reviews

This was the best Monogram version of Charlie Chan.

Full Review… | November 12, 2001
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

July 22, 2005

Audience Reviews for The Scarlet Clue


My first exploration of the Charlie Chan films, and it wasn't bad.

Anthony Valletta

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