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The Charlie Chan Film Encyclopedia

by Howard M. Berlin

  • 182 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by McFarland & Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Films, cinema,
  • Reference works,
  • Mystery & Detective Fiction,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • Film & Video - Reference,
  • Film & Video - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8139377M
    ISBN 100786424524
    ISBN 109780786424528
    OCLC/WorldCa216659995

    Plot. After India's father dies in an auto accident, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her emotionally unstable after his arrival, she comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives, but instead of feeling outrage or horror, this friendless girl becomes increasingly infatuated with him. Charlie Chaplin was a comedic British actor who became one of the biggest stars of the 20th century's silent-film :

    Chan was a famous Honolulu police detective, often consulted on mainland or international cases. A year after Painted Veil, with a handful of other credits now under his belt, Luke auditioned with Oland to play detective Charlie Chan's oldest son, Lee, in Charlie Chan in Paris. After the screen test, Oland said, "Hire the kid" (Bawden). USTINOV, (Sir) PeterNationality: British. Born: Peter Alexander Ustinov in London, England, 16 April Education: Attended Westminster School, London, –37; studied for the stage under Michel St. Denis at the London Theatre Studio, –

      Which Dracula movie adaptation is most faithful to the original Bram Stoker book?? I wanted a definitive answer, so I selected 12 contenders and put . In , he release a remaking of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, starring Johnny Depp. After that, he rpoduced the stop-motion animation The Corpse Bride, that received a nod for a Oscar for Best Animated feature film. In , Tim Burton worked with Johnny Depp to make Alice in Wonderland come to life.


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The Charlie Chan Film Encyclopedia by Howard M. Berlin Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Charlie Chan Film Encyclopedia is an extraordinary book. It is very well written and excellently illustrated. The book is designed to be used as a reference work, but I am thoroughly enjoying reading it cover to cover.

There will be a direct correlation between your level of enthusiasm for all things Charlie Chan and your appreciation of /5(19). The Charlie Chan Film Encyclopedia is an extraordinary book.

It is very well written and excellently illustrated. The book is designed to be used as a reference work, but I /5(17). The first film featuring Charlie Chan, The House Without a The Charlie Chan Film Encyclopedia book, appeared in Forty-seven films and six Charlies later, the series still delights audiences.

Charlie Chan connoisseurs cite a variety of reasons for the honorable detective's longevity and appeal, ranging from his wit and personality to the films' fascinating casts that often included future celebrities/5(24). The Charlie Chan Film Encyclopedia (Book) $ Spring Sale.

Add to Cart (20+) Ken Hanke. Charlie Chan at the Movies: History, Filmography and Criticism (Book) $ Spring Sale. Add to Cart (20+) David Rothel. The Case Files of the Oriental Sleuths: Charlie Chan, Mr. Moto, and Mr. Wong (Book). There are several good books that have been written about the Chan movies.

I read these books years ago, but I don't remember this specific issue being addressed by any of the authors. I used to have copies of "A Guide to Charlie Chan Films" by Charles Mitchell, and "The Charlie Chan Film Encyclopedia" by Dr. Howard Berlin. The Charlie Chan Film Encyclopedia by Howard M.

Berlin - For Sale. The first film featuring Charlie Chan, The House Without a Key, appeared in Forty-seven films and six Charlies later, the series still delights audiences.

Charlie Chan connoisseurs cite a variety of reasons for the honorable detective's longevity and appeal, ranging from his wit and personality to the films' fascinating casts that often included future encyclopedia contains over 1, entries for characters, actors, crew members, plot devices, and facts, as well as film summaries.

Read Now The Charlie Chan Film Encyclopedia by Howard M. Berlin (Aug) Paperback Download. Sidney Toler (born Hooper G. Toler Jr., Ap – Febru ) was an American actor, playwright and theatre second European-American actor to play the role of Charlie Chan on screen, he is best remembered for his portrayal of the Chinese-American detective in 22 films made between and Before becoming Chan, Toler played supporting roles in 50 motion.

- Omg I Love me some Charlie Chan!. See more ideas about Charlie chan, Old movies and Warner oland pins. The cooling caress of a tradewind breeze, carrying with it the subtle perfume of plumeria, gently sways the palms and rustles the glistening leaves of the algaroba trees that shade the house nestled on the upper slope of Punchbowl Hill above the bustling tropical city of house, now a virtual museum, has been a home to the Chan family for decades.

Chan was discussed earlier in a thread below called "Chanthology." THE BLACK CAMEL (with Lugosi) and AT THE OPERA (with Karloff) are fan favorites for obvious reasons, but the series also included appearances by veteran villains George Zucco (IN HONOLULU), Lionel Atwill (IN PANAMA and MURDER CRUISE) and Henry Daniell (CASTLE IN THE DESERT).

Charlie Chaplin, British comedian, producer, writer, director, and composer who is widely regarded as the greatest comic artist of the screen and one of the most important figures in motion-picture history. He is known for films such as The Gold Rush.

In seeming polar opposition to Fu Manchu, Charlie Chan represents law and order. Created by Earl Derr Biggers (–), the Chinese detective from Honolulu was portrayed by Warner Oland (–) in a popular series of films produced by Fox from to Keye Luke was a Chinese-born American film and television actor, technical advisor and artist, he was a founding member of the Screen Actors Guild He was known for playing Lee Chan, the "Number One Son" in the Charlie Chan films, the original Kato in the – Green Hornet film serials, Brak in the s Space Ghost cartoons, Master Po in.

Charlie Chan At The Opera Trailer Director: H. Bruce Humberstone Starring: Boris Karloff, Keye Luke, Warner Oland, Charlotte Henry, Thomas Beck.For complete list of Charlie Chan movies: charlie chan movies full length, charlie chan and the curse of the dragon queen, charlie chan in egypt, charlie chan at the wax museum, charlie chan in london.

Sidney Toler plays Charlie Chan in this potboiler set in Mexico, but filmed, of course, on the Monogram lot. Though the great black comic actor Mantan Moreland was Toler’s usual sidekick in the Monogram Chans, THE RED DRAGON substitutes Willie Best (THE GHOST BREAKERS), who doesn’t have the same chemistry with the star/5(40).

Earl Derr Biggers, (born Aug. 26,Warren, Ohio, U.S.—died April 5,Pasadena, Calif.), American novelist and journalist best remembered for the popular literary creation Charlie Chan.A wise Chinese-American detective on the Honolulu police force, Charlie Chan is the protagonist of a series of mystery detective novels that spawned popular feature films, radio dramas.

He also wrote plays, screen plays, reviews, humor stories and a few travel articles. Born in northern Ohio he attended Harvard and graduated in He died at age 48 in His greatest character was of course Charlie Chan.

Chan may be the closest to a great Sherlockian detective any American author has ever created/5(19). Chan Kong-sang SBS MBE PMW (Chinese: 陳 港 生; born 7 April ), known professionally as Jackie Chan, is a Hong Kong martial artist, actor, film director, producer, stuntman, and singer.

He is known in the cinematic world for his acrobatic fighting style, comic timing, use of improvised weapons, and innovative stunts, which he typically performs himself. Library of American Comics The First Year of Daily Strips.

Recommended. By Alred Andriola. Alfred Andriola was tapped to create this newspaper strip la had worked for Milton (Terry and the Pirates) Caniff and Chan would be his first cartooning by friends in Caniff’s orbit, Andriola succeeded in producing what The World Encyclopedia of Comics says is “among.Charlie Chan este un detectiv fictiv al poliției din Honolulu creat de autorul Earl Derr Biggers într-o serie de romane de s s-a bazaz vag pe detectivul hawaian Chang itor și eroic, Chan a fost conceput ca o alternativă la stereotipurile Pericolul galben sau amenințarea chineză și răufăcători precum Fu Manchu, maestrul criminal creat de Sax Rohmer.Robert George Young (Febru – J ) was an American film, television, and radio actor, best known for his leading roles as Jim Anderson, the father character in Father Knows Best (CBS, then NBC, then CBS again), and the physician Marcus Welby in Marcus Welby, M.D.

().Born: Robert George Young, Febru .