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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


Top Billed Cast

  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)

Full Cast & Crew

Charlie Chan in Panama
Charlie Chan in Panama



Status Released

Release Information

  • March 1, 1940


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 6m

Budget -

Revenue -



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