Charlie Chan in Reno
|Charlie Chan in Reno|
|Directed by||Norman Foster|
|Produced by||John Stone|
|Screenplay by||Frances Hyland
Robert E. Kent
|Based on||"Death Makes a Decree" by Philip Wylie|
|Music by||Samuel Kaylin|
|Edited by||Fred Allen|
|Distributed by||20th Century Fox|
Charlie Chan in Reno is a 1939 American film directed by Norman Foster, starring Sidney Toler as the fictional Chinese-American detective Charlie Chan, based on an original story "Death Makes a Decree" by Philip Wylie.
Mary Whitman has arrived in Reno to obtain a divorce. While there, she is arrested on suspicion of murdering a fellow guest at her hotel (which specializes in divorcers).
There are many others at the hotel who wanted the victim out of the way. Charlie Chan travels from his home in Honolulu to Reno to solve the murder at the request of Mary's soon-to-be ex-husband.
- Sidney Toler as Charlie Chan
- Victor Sen Yung as Jimmy Chan
- Ricardo Cortez as Dr. Ainsley
- Phyllis Brooks as Vivian Wells
- Slim Summerville as Sheriff Tombstone Fletcher
- Kane Richmond as Curtis Whitman
- Pauline Moore as Mary Whitman
- Iris Wong as Choy Wong
- Eddie Collins as Cab Driver
- Robert Lowery as Walter Burke
- Charles D. Brown as Chief of Police King
- Louise Henry as Jeanne Bently
- Morgan Conway as George Bently
- Charlie Chan in Reno at the American Film Institute Catalog
- Charlie Chan Movie Home on "Charlie Chan in Reno"
- Charlie Chan in Reno at the Internet Movie Database
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