The Charlie Chan Family Home
Please allow us to better guide you through the various rooms of our House on Punchbowl Hill.
Hopefully, by using this site directory, you, our honored guest, will be assisted on your visit. As you go through our
directory, please note that each heading is also a link that will open the door to that particular room. You may also
use the links that appear at the top of each page.
The Charlie Chan Family Home
The entrance to our humble House on Punchbowl Hill.
The Charlie Chan Family calendar of events for this month, including important Charlie Chan-related
dates as well as information regarding our Monday evening chats, and more.
Please join with us Monday evenings beginning at 8:00 Eastern time in our humble Charlie Chan
Family Chat Room, where we meet view and discuss a particular Charlie Chan film.
Our Message Board offers a collective, friendly forum for the thoughts, information, and questions
of our members and honored guests.
In this section of our Charlie Chan Family Home we post current information on events, releases,
etc. that relate to Charlie Chan. Please feel free to contribute information!
A complete, chronological list of the forty-four films in the Charlie Chan series, each with a link
to more information.
An introduction with links to the Illustrated Script-based Reconstructions for the four "lost"
Charlie Chan Films, CHARLIE CHAN CARRIES ON, CHARLIE CHAN'S CHANCE, CHARLIE CHAN'S GREATEST CASE,
and CHARLIE CHAN'S COURAGE.
The complete text, with illustrations, of Charlie Chan's speech to the voters of the state of Pennsylvania
in 1935, encouraging voters to allow the screening of movies on Sundays. Mr. Chan adds a saying to his lenghty list
of worthy aphorisms in this short addition to Chan film lore!
A full listing of all available names of actors and actresses who played roles in the 44 movies
from the Charlie Chan film series proper, including basic information and the names of the movies in which they appeared.
A complete list of the thirty-nine episodes of The New Adventures of Charlie Chan
television series from 1957 starring J. Caroll Naish as Charlie Chan and featuring James Hong as number One Son, Barry, including
links to more information.
A lengthy, hopefully complete, chronological list of the "other" films of Charlie Chan,
including those made in the land of his honorable ancestors, and more from studio productions to amateur undertakings!
Charlie Chan Links
Our humble offering of connections to further information
as well as helpful services regarding detective Charlie Chan.
A brief biography of detective and family patriarch, Charlie Chan.
Read through a complete, alphabetized, list of the aphorisms, or sayings, as stated by Charlie Chan
in all of his forty-four films.
A Charlie Chan Chronology
Our Charlie Chan timeline, where you may go through
our collection of the many important dates that relate to Charlie Chan.
A Charlie Chan Glossary
A collection of definitions to slang, both of obscure and well-known meaning, notable places,
people, and things that are mentioned or seen in Charlie Chan movies.
Earl Derr Biggers
Meet the mystery writer who, in six novels, brought Charlie Chan and his adventures to life.
A brief biography of the actor who brought Charlie Chan to life, portraying the detective in sixteen films.
A brief biography of the actor who carried on the role of Charlie Chan, taking the detective through twenty-two more adventures.
A brief biography of the actor who took Charlie Chan through his final six cases in the
Charlie Chan film series.
A brief biography of the actor who portrayed Charlie Chan in thirty-nine episodes of
The New Adventures of Charlie Chan television series.
Meet all of the members of Charlie Chan's "multitudinous family."
In this room, we will offer you, our honored guest, the opportunity to read through a continuously
growing collection of material which, it is hoped, will add to your knowledge and appreciation of honored detective and family
patriarch, Charlie Chan.
Our Gallery contains more than 1,000 images which, as a group, relate to all forty-four films
in the Charlie Chan series. As new pictures become available, they will be added to our collection.
In our Library you will find information on many of the books that have been published over
the decades that relate to detective Charlie Chan.
Charlie Chan Sunday Comics
Each Sunday, for one week, a vintage Charlie Chan Sunday comic will appear here, at our doorstep,
for your reading pleasure.
A complete list of the sixteen episodes of The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan Hanna-Barbera
cartoon series from 1972 featuring Keye Luke as the voice of Charlie Chan.
Our honored visitors are invited to read our group-written
script project, Charlie Chan at College, from 2002.