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Rating: 6 stars


Charlie Chan murder mystery detective night club singer

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Seen on: 12/04/2018

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Charlie Chan in Rio (1941)

Directed by Harry Lachman

Mystery | Crime

Most recently watched by sleestakk


A pair of murders in Rio de Janeiro leads the local police to call the famed detective. Charlie is puzzled, at first, when it appears that one of the murderers is killed by the first victim’s widow.

Length 60 minutes


Mary Beth Hughes | Victor Jory | Richard Derr | Harold Huber | Sidney Toler | Kay Linaker | Victor Sen Yung | Ted North | Jacqueline Dalya | Hamilton MacFadden | Eugene Borden | Truman Bradley | Cobina Wright | Leslie Denison | Iris Wong | Ann Codee

Viewing Notes

Not quite as colorful as the most recent entries I’ve seen despite the exotic locale (they don’t really use Rio at all; this could’ve been set in any city). Most of the story takes place in a mansion after they leave a night club. Basically the dinner party murder mystery setup with a large cast and everyone’s a suspect. It’s fine.


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