The Charlie Chan Family Home 
Site Directory

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.

Chat Room

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.

Message Board

Our Message Board offers a collective, friendly forum for the thoughts, information, and questions of our members and honored guests.

Bulletin Board

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!

The Films of Charlie Chan

A complete, chronological list of the forty-four films in the Charlie Chan series, each with a link to more information.

The "lost" Charlie Chan films

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.

Cast List

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.

The New Adventures of Charlie Chan

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.

Other Charlie Chan films

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.

Charlie Chan

A brief biography of detective and family patriarch, Charlie Chan.

Charlie Chan's Aphorisms

Read through a complete, alphabetized, list of the aphorisms, or sayings, as stated by Charlie Chan in all of his forty-four films plus a collection of Chan's words of wisdom from the 1957 TV crime drama, The New Adventures of Charlie Chan.

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.

Warner Oland

A brief biography of the actor who brought Charlie Chan to life, portraying the detective in sixteen films.

Sidney Toler

A brief biography of the actor who carried on the role of Charlie Chan, taking the detective through twenty-two more adventures.

Roland Winters

A brief biography of the actor who took Charlie Chan through his final six cases in the Charlie Chan film series.

J. Carrol Naish

A brief biography of the actor who portrayed Charlie Chan in thirty-nine episodes of The New Adventures of Charlie Chan television series.

Family Room

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 a growing number of original images which, as a group, will eventually relate to all forty-four films in the Charlie Chan series.  As new material becomes available, it 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.

The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan

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.

Charlie Chan Family Script Project: Charlie Chan at College

Our honored visitors are invited to read our group-written script project, Charlie Chan at College, from 2002.


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