Charlie Chan's Murder Cruise


Eugene Forde
20th Century Fox Film Corporation

The fifth Toler Chan finds him investigating a strangler preying on a group of assorted types traveling around the world. Enjoyable, with a nice collection of eccentric red herrings. Essentially a remake of the now lost Charlie Chan Carries On (1931).

Note: IMDb has Beddoe's character as James Ross, but he introduces himself in the film as Frederick Ross.

-Dave W.

Charlie Chan's Murder Cruise
21st June 1940

76 mins

Sidney Toler
Charlie Chan
Marjorie Weaver
Paula Drake
Lionel Atwill
Dr. Suderman
Victor Sen Yung
Jimmy Chan
(as Sen Yung)
Robert Lowery
Dick Kenyon
Don Beddoe
Frederick Ross
(see note)
Leo G. Carroll
Professor Gordon
(as Leo Carroll)
Cora Witherspoon
Susie Watson
Kay Linaker
Linda Pendleton
Harlan Briggs
Charles Middleton
Jeremiah Walters
Claire Du Brey
Sarah Walters
Leonard Mudie
Gerald Pendleton
James Burke
Richard Keene
'Buttons' - Ship's Steward
Layne Tom, Jr.
Willie Chan
C. Montague Shaw
Inspector John Duff
(as Montague Shaw)
Wade Boteler
Honolulu Police Chief
Emmett Vogan
Hotel Manager
Unknown 3248
Joe - Watchman
John Dilson
Police Doctor
J. Anthony Hughes
Wilson, Detective Trailing Gordon
Sherry Hall
Ship's Radio Operator
Harry Strang
Sailor Guarding Pendleton's Stateroom
Walter Miller
Ship's Officer
Cliff Clark
Lt. Wilson
Unknown 3248
Telegram Boy
Paul McVey
Mrs. Pendleton's Doctor
George Atkinson
Ship Passenger
Carey Harrison
Ship Passenger
Leslie Sketchley
Ship Passenger

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