Thursday, September 16, 2004

Have You Seen These "Suspects?!"

Here we are again, with the ever growing list of character actors who have been in two or more Charlie Chan movies. . . . To be perfectly honest, I tried matching faces to names without looking at The Scarlet Clue and couldn't!

See if you can do it--Good Luck!

ROGER T. HOMANS:
Chief of Police in The Black Camel
Judge in Charlie Chan at the Race Track
Captain Flynn in The Scarlet Clue

J. STANFORD JOLLEY:
(Unconfirmed in Charlie Chan in The Secret Service)
(As Stan Jolley:) Gannet in Charlie Chan in The Chinese Cat
Ralph Brett in The Scarlet Clue

CHARLES JORDAN:
Tom Starkey in Charlie Chan in Black Magic/Meeting at Midnight
Nelson in The Scarlet Clue
Jenkins in Shadows Over Chinatown
Stage Manager in The Sky Dragon

FRANK MAYO:
Detective Hodge in The Scarlet Clue
Police Lieutenant in Shadows Over Chinatown

JACK NORTON:
Hotel Desk Clerk in Charlie Chan in The Chinese Cat
Willie Rand in The Scarlet Clue
Cosgrove in Shadows Over Chinatown*

JANET SHAW:
Gloria Bayne in The Scarlet Clue
Miss Petrie in Dark Alibi

EMMETT VOGAN:
Smitty, Wire-photo Technician in Charlie Chan at the Opera
Ship's Officer in Charlie Charlie Chan at Olympics
Hotel Manager in Charlie Chan's Murder Cruise
Prosecuting Attorney in Charlie Chan in the Wax Museum
Mr. Hamilton in The Scarlet Clue
Henri Castanara in Docks of New Orleans
Doctor in The Sky Dragon


*This Chan movie was also known as The Mandarin's Secret.

2 Comments:

Blogger Chris M. said...

Uh, who did Emmet Vogan play in Scarlet Clue. You left that out.

Chris

16/9/04 9:01 PM  
Blogger Rush Glick said...

DEar Virginia,

I believe that Emmet Vogen was not in "The Scarlet Clue." However, he was in "Dangerous Money" as Professor Martin. Mr. Vogan is one of the very few actors who had the distinction of working with ALL THREE CHANS!

Sincerely,
Rush

20/9/04 12:19 PM  

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