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 Charlie Chan meets Tarneverro at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel in The Black Camel (1931).

 
 

January 2020 
 
"Always harder to keep murder secret than for egg to bounce on sidewalk." (The Black Camel)
 

1  Wednesday
 
 
Happy New Year!
 
2  Thursday

3  Friday

4  Saturday

5  Sunday

6  Monday

WEEKLY CHAT/FILM VIEWING:  We begin our Charlie Chan Film Tour for 2020 with Behind That Curtain. E.L. Park appears briefly as Charlie Chan and we are treated to an "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 movie serial featuring Keye Luke, The Green Hornet (Chapter 1), and then, following, we start our featured film at precisely 8:15!)
 

7  Tuesday

8  Wednesday

9  Thursday

10  Friday

11  Saturday

12  Sunday

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  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 movie serial featuring Keye Luke, The Green Hornet (Chapter 2), and then, following, we start our featured film at precisely 8:15!)
 

14  Tuesday

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  Wednesday

16  Thursday

17  Friday

18  Saturday

19  Sunday

20  Monday

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

Martin Luther King Day

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 movie serial featuring Keye Luke, The Green Hornet (Chapter 3), and then, following, we start our featured film at precisely 8:15!)

Place: Our Charlie Chan Family Chat Room.

21  Tuesday

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  Wednesday

23  Thursday

24  Friday

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  Saturday
 
 

26  Sunday

27  Monday
 
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 movie serial featuring Keye Luke, The Green Hornet (Chapter 4), and then, following, we start our featured film at precisely 8:15!)
 
 
28  Tuesday
 
29  Wednesday

30  Thursday

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