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 Charlie Chan is at work in his home in Eran Trece (There Were Thirteen).

 
 

January 2021 
 
"Only very brave mouse make nest in cat's ear." (Eran Trece)

1  Friday
 
 
Happy New Year!
 
2  Saturday

3  Sunday

4  Monday

WEEKLY CHAT/FILM VIEWING:  We begin our Charlie Chan Film Tour for 2021 with Behind That Curtain. E.L. Park appears briefly as Charlie Chan and we are treated to an early "talkie" appearance by Boris Karloff.  Please join us as we discuss this film LIVE, watching it together via personal video!

Time: 7:30 p.m., Eastern Time.  First, we share a vintage Charlie Chan radio mystery, The Baffling Murder of Col. Willoughby (Part 1), and then, following, we start our featured film at precisely 8:15!

Place: Our Charlie Chan Family Chat Room.

5  Tuesday

6  Wednesday

7  Thursday

8  Friday

9  Saturday

10  Sunday

11  Monday

WEEKLY CHAT/FILM VIEWING:  Eran Trece, the Spanish language version of the "lost" Charlie Chan Carries On, starring Manuel Arbo as Charlie Chan.  Please join us as we discuss this film LIVE, watching it together via personal video!

Time: 7:30 p.m., Eastern Time.  First, we share a vintage Charlie Chan radio mystery, The Baffling Murder of Col. Willoughby (Part 2), and then, following, we start our featured film at precisely 8:15!

Place: Our Charlie Chan Family Chat Room.

12  Tuesday

Keye Luke, who portrayed Charlie Chan's number one son, Lee, in twelve Chan films and one Mr. Moto movie, dies in Whittier, California on this day in 1991.

13  Wednesday

14  Thursday

Layne Tom, Jr., who played three different Chan sons in three different Charlie Chan films, Charlie Chan at the Olympics, Charlie Chan in Honolulu, and Charlie Chan's Murder Cruise, passes away in Huntington Beach, California on this day in 2015.

15  Friday

16  Saturday

17  Sunday

18  Monday

Flag Day..."Long may it wave."

Martin Luther King Day

WEEKLY CHAT/FILM VIEWING:  The Black Camel starring Warner Oland in the oldest existing picture from the Charlie Chan film series proper.  Please join us as we discuss this film LIVE, watching it together via personal video!
 
Time: 7:30 p.m., Eastern Time.  First, we share a vintage Charlie Chan radio mystery, The Baffling Murder of Col. Willoughby (Part 4), and then, following, we start our featured film at precisely 8:15!)
 

19  Tuesday

20  Wednesday

21  Thursday

J. Carrol Naish, who would play Charlie Chan in The New Adventures of Charlie Chan television series (1957-58), is born in New York, New York, on this day in 1896.  He also played Gangor the snake charmer in the Charlie Chan film Charlie Chan at the Circus (1935).

22  Friday

23  Saturday

24  Sunday

J. Carrol Naish, who portrayed Charlie Chan in The New Adventures of Charlie Chan television series, dies in La Jolla, California, on this day in 1973.
 
25  Monday

WEEKLY CHAT/FILM VIEWING: We celebrate the birthday of J. Carrol Naish who portrayed Charlie Chan in the TV crime Drama, The New Adventures of Charlie Chan, as we view and discuss TWO episodes: The Man with a Hundred Faces and Death at High Tide, sharing these adventures LIVE, watching them together via personal video!

Time: 7:30 p.m., Eastern Time.  First, we share a vintage Charlie Chan radio mystery, The Baffling Murder of Col. Willoughby (Part 3), and then, following, we start our featured film at precisely 8:15!)

Place: Our Charlie Chan Family Chat Room.

26  Tuesday

27  Wednesday
 
28  Thursday
 
29  Friday

30  Saturday

Kamiyama Sojin, who would portray Charlie Chan in The Chinese Parrot (1927), is born in Sendai, Japan, on this day in 1884.
 
31  Sunday
 
 
 
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