The House Without a Key (1926)

11/21/1926 (US) ActionAdventureCrimeMysteryRomanceThriller 3h 30m
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A Pathe serial in ten chapters of two-reels each: Dan Winterslip, a wealthy man in Honolulu, has not spoken to his brother, who owns a hotel next to Winterslip's estate, in over twenty years. Minerva, sister to the estranged brothers, comes from Boston to try to reconcile the two men. John Quincy Winterslip, Dan's nephew, receives a letter instructing him to retrieve a box from an attic in San Francisco and dump the contents into the ocean. He is on board a ship bound for Hawaii in which other passengers are also after the box. Dan Winterslip is murdered. Charlie Chan, a Chinese detective, offers to help solve the killing and the mysteries surround the box. Chan is looking for the person whose wristwatch is missing the number 'three.'

  1. Spencer Gordon Bennet


  2. Earl Derr Biggers


  3. Frank Leon Smith


Top Billed Cast

  1. Allene Ray

    Allene Ray

    Carry Egan

  2. Walter Miller

    Walter Miller

    John Quincy Winterclip

  3. E.H. Calvert

    E.H. Calvert

    Dan Winterclip

  4. Betty Caldwell

    Barbara Winterclip

  5. Natalie Warfield

    Minerva Winterclip

  6. Jack Pratt

    James Egan

  7. William Bailey

    William Bailey

    Harry Jennison

  8. Frank Lackteen

    Frank Lackteen


  9. George Kuwa

    Charlie Chan

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The House Without a Key

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Original Language English

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