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Charlie Chan Family Calendar

 
 

Tommy Chan translates a bit of slang for his Pop at Joe's Coffee Shop in The Shanghai Cobra (1945).

 
August 2017
 
"Mice will never play so long as cat is in house." (The Shanghai Cobra)

1  Tuesday 
 
Benson Fong, who portrayed Charlie Chan's number three son, Tommy, in six films, dies in Los Angeles, California on this day in 1987.

2  Wednesday

3  Thursday

4  Friday

5  Saturday

6  Sunday
 
Warner Oland, who portrayed Charlie Chan in seventeen films, dies of bronchial pneumonia in Stockholm, Sweden, on this day in 1938.

7  Monday
 
WEEKLY CHAT/FILM VIEWING: Black Magic/Meeting at Midnight starring Sidney Toler.  Please join us as we discuss this film LIVE, watching it together via video tape or DVD!
 
Time: 7:30 p.m., Eastern Time (First, we share a vintage Charlie Chan radio program, The Baffling Murder of Colonel Willoughby (part 2), and then, following, we start our featured film at precisely 8:15!)
 
 
8  Tuesday

9  Wednesday

10  Thursday

11  Friday

12  Saturday
 
13  Sunday 

14  Monday
 
WEEKLY CHAT/FILM VIEWING:  The Jade Mask starring Sidney Toler.  Please join us as we discuss this film LIVE, watching it together via video tape or DVD! 
 
Time: 7:30 p.m., Eastern Time (First, we share a vintage Charlie Chan radio program, The Baffling Murder of Colonel Willoughby (part 3), and then, following, we start our featured film at precisely 8:15!)
 

15  Tuesday

16  Wednesday

17  Thursday

18  Friday

19  Saturday
 
A special Invitational Performance of Charlie Chan at the Opera at the Metropolitan Opera Festival at Newport, Rhode Island, on this day in 1967.

20  Sunday

21  Monday
 
WEEKLY CHAT/FILM VIEWING:  The Scarlet Clue starring Sidney Toler.  Please join us as we discuss this film LIVE, watching it together via video tape or DVD! 
 
Time: 7:30 p.m., Eastern Time (First, we share a vintage Charlie Chan radio program, The Baffling Murder of Colonel Willoughby (part 4), and then, following, we start our featured film at precisely 8:15!)
 

22  Tuesday

23  Wednesday

24  Thursday

25  Friday

26  Saturday
 
Earl Derr Biggers, the creator of Charlie Chan, is born in Warren, Ohio, on this day in 1884.

27  Sunday

28  Monday
 
WEEKLY CHAT/FILM VIEWING:  The Shanghai Cobra starring Sidney Toler.  Please join us as we discuss this film LIVE, watching it together via video tape or DVD! 
 
Time: 7:30 p.m., Eastern Time (First, we share a vintage Charlie Chan radio program, The Baffling Murder of Colonel Willoughby (part 6), and then, following, we start our featured film at precisely 8:15!)
 

29  Tuesday

30  Wednesday
 
31  Thursday 

 
 
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