Charlie Chan in Panama (1940)

NR 1940-03-01 (US) CrimeThrillerMysteryComedy 1h 6m
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One more minute... and the fleet is doomed!


Charlie impersonates an employee of the U.S. government to foil an espionage plot which would destroy part of the Panama Canal, trapping a Navy fleet on its way to the Pacific after maneuvers in the Atlantic.

  1. Earl Derr Biggers


  2. Norman Foster


  3. John Larkin


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  1. Sidney Toler

    Sidney Toler

    Charlie Chan

  2. Jean Rogers

    Jean Rogers

    Kathi Lenesch (Baroness Kathi von Czardos)

  3. Lionel Atwill

    Lionel Atwill

    Cliveden Compton

  4. Mary Nash

    Mary Nash

    Miss Sarah Finch

  5. Victor Sen Yung

    Victor Sen Yung

    Jimmy Chan (as Sen Yung)

  6. Kane Richmond

    Kane Richmond

    Richard Cabot

  7. Chris-Pin Martin

    Chris-Pin Martin

    Sergeant Montero

  8. Lionel Royce

    Lionel Royce

    Dr. Rudolph Grosser

  9. Helen Ericson

    Helen Ericson


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Charlie Chan in Panama
Charlie Chan in Panama

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Original Language English

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