Charlie Chan in Panama is a 1940 mystery film starring Sidney Toler. It is an unaccredited remake of Jacques Deval’s novel “Marie Galante”, produced by Fox Film Corporation in 1934, directed by Henry King.
Charlie Chan investigates the locked-room murder of a chess expert with the aid of bumbling Number Three Son (Benson Fong) and knuckle-headed taxi driver (Mantan Moreland).
An expose of the bribery of parole board officials by the underworld to obtain the illegal release of hardened gangsters from prison. The government sends FBI agent Richard Hendricks, at the request of the state governor, to investigate.
A crime boss betrays his men. They spend 10 years in prison, while he goes free. When they get out of prison, they decide to look him up. The police are interested in the mastermind too.
Appointment with Death with Peter Ustinov, Lauren Bacall, Carrie Fisher has us covered for a pretty neat little whodunnit. Based on the novel by Agatha Christie.
This little gem is Beverly Garland playing a police woman in the 1950’s. It was filmed in New York city and places this brave police woman in some very seedy and dangerous situations. I really enjoy this show and think you will too.