City in Darkness (1939)

NR 11/15/1939 (US) CrimeThrillerMystery 1h 15m
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PARIS! BLACKOUT!...but there's no blackout for crime...and the great detective is commandeered!


Chan, in Paris for a reunion with friends from World War I, becomes involved in investigating the murder of a munitions manufacturer who was supplying arms to the enemy, even as the rising clouds of World War II force the city into nightly blackout status..

  1. Earl Derr Biggers


  2. Herbert I. Leeds


  3. Helen Logan


  4. Robert Ellis


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  1. Sidney Toler

    Sidney Toler

    Charlie Chan

  2. Harold Huber

    Harold Huber

    Police Inspector Marcel Spivak

  3. Pedro de Cordoba

    Pedro de Cordoba


  4. Lynn Bari

    Lynn Bari

    Marie Dubon

  5. Richard Clarke

    Richard Clarke

    Tony Madero

  6. Dorothy Tree

    Dorothy Tree

    Charlotte Ronnell

  7. Noel Madison

    Noel Madison


  8. Leo G. Carroll

    Leo G. Carroll

    Louis Santelle

  9. C. Henry Gordon

    C. Henry Gordon

    Prefect of Police J. Romaine

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