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Charlie Chan's Greatest Case (1933)

 
 

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Charlie Chan questions Koahla after discovering him listening
outside the door to his conversation with Minerva Winterslip.

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Charlie Chan suggests to an impatient Minerva
Winterslip, "Only make haste when catching flea."

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117/13

A skeptical Minerva Winterslip looks on as Charlie Chan questions
Amos Winterslip about the murder of his estranged brother, Dan.

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Charlie Chan shows Arlene Compton the brooch that
Dan Winterslip bought for her just before his murder.

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117/16

 Arlene Compton tells Charlie Chan that the brooch from the late Dan Winterslip belongs to her.

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Charlie Chan seeks a clue.

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Carlotta Eagan.

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Carlotta Eagan.

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John Quincy Winterslip and Carlotta Eagan.

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John Quincy Winterslip and Carlotta Eagan.

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At the Reef and Palm Hotel, Captain Hallett takes James Eagan in for questioning.

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Hearing Amos, Minerva, and John discussing the brooch that Dan Winterslip had
purchased for Arlene Compton, Charlie Chan enters and demands it be handed over to him

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John Quincy meets Carlotta at the Reef and Palm Hotel.

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John Quincy Wimterslip with Carlotta Eagan at the beach.

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Outside of the Reef and Palm Hotel at the beach, John Quincy
 Wimterslip Carlotta Eagan hear an ominous rustle in the bushes.

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Following a struggle with Koahla near the Reef and Palm Hotel on the beach, John Quincy
inspects the box that was dropped as Koahla ran off, finding it marked "TMB."

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Standing outside of the Reef and Palm Hotel, Charlie Chan sees John Quincy and Carlotta.

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John Quincy shows Charlie Chan the box he and Carlotta recovered from Koahla at the beach.

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Steve Leatherbee who is among the suspects gathered at the Late Dan Winterslip's home.

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117/71

T.M. Brade declares that the brooch that was given to Arlene
Compton by Dan Winterslip actually belongs to his family. 

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James Eagan, accompanied by his daughter, Carlotta, who refuses to
 answer Charlie Chan's questions, thus bringing suspicion upon himself.

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As James Eagan refuses to answer his questions, Charlie Chan suggests he
be taken into custody, prompting Carlotta Eagan to reveal her father's secret.

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117/75

Charlie Chan asks James Eagan why the late Dan Winterslip gave him a check for $5,000. 

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117/80

Charlie Chan asks the beachcomber how he came to possess the
same watch that was worn by the murderer of Dan Winterslip. 

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117/81

Charlie Chan states to Berkeley, "You murdered Dan and Amos Winterslip."

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117/85

Charlie Chan agrees to John Quincy Winterslip's request to participate
 in the investigation of the murder of his uncle, Dan Winterslip.

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117/92

Awakened by the ringing telephone, Mrs. Chan rouses her husband.

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Surrounded by his family, Charlie Chan speaks with Honolulu Police Department Captain Hallett.

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Three of the Chans' sons are awakened as the telephone rings in the middle of the night. 

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The Chan family tries out their new 1933 Ford touring car,
a gift to Charlie Chan from a grateful Minerva Wnterslip. 

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Carlotta Eagan and John Quincy Winterslip talk on a moonlit beach.

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Charlie Chan at some of his "multitudinous" family in a creative depiction.

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Charlie Chan poses with ten of his numerous offspring, girls on one side, boys on the other.

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