Charlie Chan in The Chinese Cat
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Charlie Chan in The Chinese Cat
Charlie Chan's second mystery for Poverty Row company Monogram, The Chinese Cat is one of the inscrutable detective's better efforts. Director Phil Rosen keeps things moving at a reasonably expedient pace -- especially for a Monogram programmer -- and although the denouement is no big surprise, armchair detectives at least have no trouble keeping up with the redoubtable sleuth (Sidney Toler). Leah Manning (Joan Woodbury), of the San Francisco Mannings, enlists Chan's help in solving the murder of her stepfather (Sam Flint), whose slain body was found in his hermetically sealed… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Superior entry in the Monogram Chan series."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"...more of the same..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"One of the poorer scripted Charlie Chan vehicles."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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