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In the middle of a pictorial lecture on his recent expedition to the Mongolian Desert, Dr. John Benton,the famous explorer, drinks from the water bottle on his lecture table, collapses and dies. His last words "Eternal Fire" are the only clue Chinese detective Jimmy Wong and Captain Street of the police department have to work on.

  1. Hugh Wiley


  2. Phil Rosen


  3. George Waggner


  4. Ralph Gilbert Bettison


Top Billed Cast

  1. Keye Luke

    Keye Luke

    James Lee Wong

  2. Grant Withers

    Grant Withers

    Police Captain Street

  3. Lotus Long

    Lotus Long

    Win Lee, Benton's Secretary

  4. Charles Miller

    Dr. John Benton / Cyrus Benton in Newspaper (as Charles Miller)

  5. Huntley Gordon

    Huntley Gordon

    Dr. Norman Wilkes

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Phantom of Chinatown



Status Released

Release Information

  • November 18, 1940


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 2m

Budget -

Revenue -



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