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Birmingham Brown tries to explain why he appears in
the collection of police mug shots in The Scarlet Clue.
 

 
 

August 2021
 
"So many fish in fish market, even flower smell same." (The Scarlet Clue)
 

1  Sunday
 
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  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 mystery, The Landini Murder Case: New Developments, and then, following, we start our featured film at precisely 8:15!)
 

3  Tuesday

4  Wednesday

5  Thursday

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

8  Sunday

9  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 mystery, The Landini Murder Case: Cecil's Story, and then, following, we start our featured film at precisely 8:15!)
 

10  Tuesday

11  Wednesday
 
12  Thursday 

13  Friday

14  Saturday

15  Sunday

16  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 mystery, The Landini Murder Case: Chan's Proclamation, and then, following, we start our featured film at precisely 8:15!)
 

17  Tuesday

18  Wednesday
 
19  Thursday
 
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  Friday

21  Saturday

22  Sunday

23  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 Charlie Chan radio mystery, The Landini Murder Case: Landini's Diary, and then, following, we start our featured film at precisely 8:15!)
 

24  Tuesday 

25  Wednesday

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

27  Friday

28  Saturday

29  Sunday
 
30  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 Charlie Chan radio mystery, The Landini Murder Case: The Color Blind Killer, and then, following, we start our featured film at precisely 8:15!)
 
 
31  Tuesday

 
 
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