The Trap (1946)





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In this mystery, Charlie Chan (Sidney Toler) helps out an actress justly terrified for her own life after her fellow actors slowly begin to die horrible deaths. The homicides transpire at a Malibu beach house; Chan gathers all of the clues into one location and hones in on the killer. This marked Toler's last film appearance; Roland Winters inherited the role from him.
Mystery & Suspense
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Sidney Toler
as Charlie Chan
Mantan Moreland
as Birmingham Brown
Tanis Chandler
as Adelaide Brandt
Larry J. Blake
as Rick Daniels
Victor Sen Yung
as Jimmy Chan
Kirk Alyn
as Sgt. Reynolds
Rita Quigley
as Clementine
Anne Nagel
as Marcia
Howard Negley
as Cole King
Louis Austin
as Mrs. Thorn
Lois Austin
as Mrs. Thorn
Minerva Urecal
as Mrs. Weebles
Margaret Brayton
as Madge Mudge
Bettie Best
as Winifred
Jan Bryant
as Lois
Walden Boyle
as Doc Brandt
Larry Blake
as Rick Daniels
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Toler was apparently so weak at the time of filming, he could hardly walk or talk. (TCM Spotlight: Charlie Chan Collection)

Full Review… | June 16, 2010
Movie Metropolis

Sidney Toler's final screen appearance before dying of cancer.

Full Review… | June 16, 2010
Movie Metropolis

No excerpt available.

Full Review… | December 31, 1799

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