Castle in the Desert (1942)

02/02/1942 (US) CrimeHorrorMysteryThriller 1h 2m
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Triple murder on a luxury line...Chan's best friend a victim!


Paul Manderley, eccentric historian, and his wife, descendant of the Borgias, live in an isolated castle-like mansion in the Mojave Desert. When a guest suddenly collapses, Charlie Chan is invited to stay. As the standard mystery-mansion props come into play, and all means of outside communication are sabotaged, it becomes evident that one of the inhabitants has access to poisons and is prepared to use them...

  1. Earl Derr Biggers


  2. Harry Lachman


  3. John Francis Larkin


Top Billed Cast

  1. Sidney Toler

    Sidney Toler

    Charlie Chan

  2. Arleen Whelan

    Arleen Whelan

    Brenda Hartford

  3. Richard Derr

    Richard Derr

    Carl Detheridge

  4. Douglass Dumbrille

    Douglass Dumbrille

    Paul Manderley

  5. Henry Daniell

    Henry Daniell

    Watson King

  6. Edmund MacDonald

    Edmund MacDonald

    Walter Hartford

  7. Victor Sen Yung

    Victor Sen Yung

    Jimmy Chan

  8. Lenita Lane

    Lenita Lane

    Lucrezia 'Lucy' Manderley

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Castle in the Desert
Castle in the Desert

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Original Language English

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