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Charlie Chan and Number Three daughter, Frances, surprise
 Birmingham Brown as they enter through a secret passage into the
 sťance room of the late Dr. Bonner in The Shanghai Cobra (1945).

 
 

August 2020
 
"Shady business do not make for sunny life." (Black Magic/Meeting at Midnight)
 

1  Saturday
 
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  Sunday

3  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 movie serial featuring Keye Luke, Secret Agent X-9 (Chapter 5), and then, following, we start our featured film at precisely 8:15!)
 

4  Tuesday

5  Wednesday

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

8  Saturday

9  Sunday

10  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 movie serial featuring Keye Luke, Secret Agent X-9 (Chapter 6), and then, following, we start our featured film at precisely 8:15!)
 

11  Tuesday
 
12  Wednesday 

13  Thursday

14  Friday

15  Saturday

16  Sunday

17  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 movie serial featuring Keye Luke, Secret Agent X-9 (Chapter 7), and then, following, we start our featured film at precisely 8:15!)
 

18  Tuesday
 
19  Wednesday
 
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  Thursday

21  Friday

22  Saturday

23  Sunday

24  Monday
 
WEEKLY CHAT/FILM VIEWING:  The Shanghai Cobra starring Sidney Toler, as we celebrate the birthday of Charlie Chan's Poppa, Earl Derr Biggers.  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 movie serial featuring Keye Luke, Secret Agent X-9 (Chapter 8), and then, following, we start our featured film at precisely 8:15!)
 

25  Tuesday

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

27  Thursday

28  Friday

29  Saturday
 
30  Sunday
 
31  Monday
 
WEEKLY CHAT/FILM VIEWING:  The Red Dragon 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 movie serial featuring Keye Luke, Secret Agent X-9 (Chapter 9), and then, following, we start our featured film at precisely 8:15!)
 

 
 
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