Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum (1940)

09/06/1940 (US) CrimeMysteryDramaThrillerComedy 1h 3m

FOUR TIMES IN 18 EERIE MINUTES CHARLIE CHAN FACES DEATH! -- Death from a poison dart! -- Death from a streaking bullet! -- Death from a gleaming dagger!


A wax museum run by a demented doctor contains statues of such crime figures as Jack the Ripper and Bluebeard. In addition to making wax statues the doctor performs plastic surgery. It is here that an arch fiend takes refuge. The museum also houses a statue of Charlie. Frustrated number-two son kicks statue in rear; oops, number-two son wrong in his assumption

  1. Lynn Shores


  2. John Larkin


Top Billed Cast

  1. Sidney Toler

    Sidney Toler

    Charlie Chan

  2. Victor Sen Yung

    Victor Sen Yung

    Jimmy Chan (as Sen Yung)

  3. C. Henry Gordon

    C. Henry Gordon

    Dr. Cream

  4. Marc Lawrence

    Marc Lawrence

    Steve McBirney

  5. Joan Valerie

    Joan Valerie

    Lily Latimer

  6. Marguerite Chapman

    Marguerite Chapman

    Mary Bolton

  7. Ted Osborne

    Ted Osborne

    Tom Agnew (as Ted Osborn)

  8. Michael Visaroff

    Michael Visaroff

    Dr. Otto Von Brom

  9. Hilda Vaughn

    Hilda Vaughn

    Mrs. Joe Rocke

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Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum
Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum

Status Released

Original Language English

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