Charlie Chan explains to Sgt. Davidson the meaning of the Chinese
characters on the ring of the late Princess Mei Ling in The Chinese Ring.
 
 
 
 
October 2021
 
"No bet - sure thing." (The Chinese Ring)
 

1  Friday

2  Saturday
 
3  Sunday
 
Warner Oland, who would portray Charlie Chan in sixteen films, is born in the village of Nyby, Sweden in 1879.

4  Monday
 
WEEKLY CHAT/FILM VIEWING:  The Black Camel starring Warner Oland, as we celebrate his birthday.  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, Case of the Frightened Sheriff, and then, following, we start our featured film at precisely 8:15!)
 

5  Tuesday

6  Wednesday

7  Thursday

8  Friday
 
A Special Invitational Performance of Charlie Chan at the Circus at EXPO 67 (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) - Family Day at the Youth Pavillion - on this day in 1967.

9  Saturday
 
Benson Fong, who portrayed Charlie Chan's number three son, Tommy, in six films, is born in Sacramento, California on this day in 1916.

10  Sunday

11  Monday
 
 Flag Day..."Long may it wave."
 
Columbus Day
 
WEEKLY CHAT/FILM VIEWING: Please join us as we share the TV crime drama, The New Adventures of Charlie Chan, as we view and discuss TWO episodes: The Rasput Ruby and An Exhibit in Wax, 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, Case of the Talking Doll, and then, following, we start our featured film at precisely 8:15!)
 

12  Tuesday
 
13  Wednesday
 
George Kuwa, who portrayed Charlie Chan in The House Without a Key (1926), dies on this day in 1931. 

14  Thursday
 
15  Friday
 
Warner Oland emigrates with his family to the United States on this day in 1892.

16  Saturday

17  Sunday
 
18  Monday
 
Victor Sen Yung, who would portray Charlie Chan's number two son, Jimmy (later Tommy), in eighteen films, is born in San Francisco, California on this day in 1918.
 
A stage version of Keeper of the Keys, by Earl Derr Biggers, opens on Broadway at the Fulton Theatre.  Featuring William Harrigan as Inspector Charlie Chan, the three-act play runs for 23 performances on this day in 1933.
 
Twentieth Century-Fox chooses Sidney Toler to replace the deceased Warner Oland as Charlie Chan on this day in 1938.
 
WEEKLY CHAT/FILM VIEWING:  The Chinese Ring starring Roland Winters.  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, Charlie Chan in Radio City, and then, following, we start our featured film at precisely 8:15!)
 

19  Tuesday

20  Wednesday

21  Thursday
 
22  Friday
 
Roland Winters, who portrayed Charlie Chan in six films, dies in Englewood, New Jersey on this day in 1989. 
 
23  Saturday 

24  Sunday  

25  Monday
 
WEEKLY CHAT/FILM VIEWING: Please join with us for our annual Charlie Chan Family Virtual Halloween Party as we watch Charlie Chan at the Opera starring Warner Oland with Boris Karloff!  During our party we will 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, Charlie Chan Reports to the Commissioner, and then, following, we start our featured film at precisely 8:15!)
 

26  Tuesday 

27  Wednesday

28  Thursday

29  Friday
 
30  Saturday
 
31  Sunday
 
 
 
Halloween 
 
 

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