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Charlie Chan at the movies

history, filmography, and criticism

by Ken Hanke

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Charlie Chan films -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ken Hanke.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.C37 H36 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 270 p. :
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2217470M
    ISBN 100899504272
    LC Control Number89042718

    Charlie Chan is a fictional Chinese-American detective created by Earl Derr Biggers, who acknowledged that he was inspired by the career of Honolulu policeman Chang Apana. Chan is the hero of a number of books and dozens of movies. A detective in the Honolulu Police Department, he and his wife have a very large family of children (the oldest of whom is . Yet when those movies were filmed, Huang argues persuasively, Charlie Chan represented a beginning - a smart, positive harbinger of racial possibility in an era that had little. It .

      A book, “Quotations From Charlie Chan,” was published as a companion to the documentary. It contains many of the kitschy sayings the Author: Pradnya Joshi. “Enter Charlie Chan” is the title that Earl Derr Biggers gave to Chapter 7 of his novel “The House Without a Key,” published serially in the Saturday Evening Post in , and set in Author: Jill Lepore.

    The information about Charlie Chan shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks. In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book .   A flyer promoting a reading for Chinese-born scholar Yunte Huang’s book Transpacific Displacement had a map of the Pacific Rim with a silhouette of Charlie Chan peering menacingly in the direction of North America. Huang didn’t have the heart to tell the English Department secretary who made the flyer that the image would be highly offensive to most .


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Charlie Chan: The Untold Story provides a comprehensive look at the world that spawned the great detective character Charlie Chan. The somewhat discursive nature of the work was no drawback for me, as I enjoyed the frequent thumbnail historical sketches. These greatly added to my understanding of Asian-American cultural by: Over the past 20 years, there have been three books devoted solely to the films about the great Chinese detective, Charlie Chan: A GUIDE TO CHARLIE CHAN FILMS by Charles Mitchell, CHARLIE CHAN AT THE MOVIES by Ken Hanke and Howard Berlin's THE CHARLIE CHAN FILM ENCYCLOPEDIA and now, James Neibaur's THE CHARLIE CHAN FILMS is the fourth/5(12).

A new book has unearthed the story of the man behind the famous movie and book character, Charlie Chan. Paul Devlin on a great work of cultural history that will have you watching the movies all Author: Paul Devlin. The novel that Charlie Chan made his debut in was called The House Without a Key.

In this book we see the Inspector of the Honolulu Police Department. The book was well received for it’s unique portrayal of Honolulu and Chan even speaks a form of pigeon English that is spoken by Hawaiian locals.

Charlie Chan Volume 1: The House Without a Key & The Chinese ParrotAuthor: Earl Derr Biggers. From his primitive nonseries beginnings through the well known Fox series of 44 films (), here is the complete history of famous film detective Charlie Chan.

The films are presented in chronological order, with full cast and credits, synopses and evaluations/5. Charlie Chan's Words of Wisdom by Howard M. Berlin - For Sale. A selection of quotes from the Charlie Chan movies, based on the character created by Earl Derr Biggers.

Includes a page databank of publicity photos, lobby cards, and other scenes from the movies. My goal in writing this book, then, is to demonstrate that Charlie Chan, America's most identifiable Chinaman, epitomizes both the racist.

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My Father was a great fan of Charlie Chan movies, a series of detective movies from the s featuring a fictional Chinese-American detective.

My father had every one on them on video tape. Not only did he watch them often, he also collected Charlie Chan sayings. For in every movie there would be dozens of Continue reading "+ Charlie Chan Sayings and Proverbs. The fictional Chinese detective Charlie Chan, who starred in a series of novels and movies between the s and the s, is often dismissed as a "Yellow Uncle Tom." But in the fascinating.

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#N#05 Charlie Chan In Egypt VG Excellent. Directed by Phil Rosen. With Sidney Toler, Mantan Moreland, Arthur Loft, Gwen Kenyon. Charlie Chan is an agent of the U.S. government assigned to investigate the mysterious death of an inventor/10(K).

To many Asian-Americans, Charlie Chan is an offensive stereotype, another sort of Uncle Tom. Chan, the hero of six detective novels by Earl Derr Biggers and 47 Hollywood movies between and.

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Charlie Chan connoisseurs cite a variety of reasons for the honorable detective's longevity and appeal, ranging from his wit and personality to the films' fascinating casts that often included future celebrities/5(24). If you want maximum Chan, skip this one. But if you want a challenging set of mysteries to solve, Charlie Chan Carries on is a most rewarding book.

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P lease consider accepting this humbly offered invitation to join with us as we continue our THIRD DECADE of Charlie Chan Family Chats with our tour through the Charlie Chan film series with a viewing of Charlie Chan in Honolulu, starring Sidney Toler.

We will be watching our feature film together through the. From his primitive nonseries beginnings through the well known Fox series of 44 films (), here is the complete history of famous film detective Charlie Chan.

The films are presented in chronological order, with full cast and credits, synopses and evaluations. Biographical details on the three most famous screen Chans--Warner Oland, Sidney Toler.