Charlie Chan in Egypt

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Charlie Chan in Egypt
Charlie Chan in Egypt FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Louis King
Produced by Edward T. Lowe Jr.
Screenplay by Robert Ellis
Helen Logan
Based on Charlie Chan
1919 articles
by Earl Derr Biggers
Starring Warner Oland
Music by Samuel Kaylin
Cinematography Daniel B. Clark
Edited by Alfred DeGaetano
Distributed by 20th Century Fox
Release date
  • June 21, 1935 (1935-06-21)
Running time
73 min.
Country United States

Charlie Chan in Egypt is the eighth of 16 20th Century Fox Charlie Chan films starring Warner Oland in the title role. It was released in 1935.


Charlie Chan is brought in when an archaeologist disappears while excavating ancient art treasures in Egypt. Charlie must sort out the stories of the archaeological team, deal with the crazed son of the missing scientist, learn why priceless treasures are falling into the hands of private collectors, and battle many seemingly supernatural events.


  • Warner Oland as Charlie Chan
  • Pat Paterson as Carol Arnold, whose father has disappeared, and is engaged to Tom Evans
  • Thomas Beck as Tom Evans, an archaeologist assisting Professor Arnold at the Pyramids
  • Rita Hayworth as Nayda (billed as Rita Cansino)
  • Jameson Thomas as Dr. Anton Racine
  • Frank Conroy as Professor John Thurston, Carol and Barry's uncle
  • Nigel De Brulier as Edfu Ahmed, the Arnold family's servant
  • James Eagles as Barry Arnold, Carol's brother
  • George Erving as Professor Arnold, leader of the expedition to the Pyramids
  • Stepin Fetchit as Snowshoes, assistant on the expedition

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