This was Sidney Toler’s final film and his final one as Charlie Chan. Striken with cancer during his last few films, he was so physically weak during filming that he could hardly walk or say his lines coherently.
Three men are convicted of bank robbery, the main evidence against them being that their fingerprints were found at the scene. However, Charlie Chan believes them to be innocent, and his investigation reveals that they are indeed innocent and that their fingerprints were forged and planted in the prison files to frame them. Charlie sets out to uncover the real bank robbers.
While on his way to Australia on an unrelated case, Charlie Chan investigates two murders involving “hot money” that occur aboard ship.
The Golden Eye is a 1948 American film directed by William Beaudine and starring Roland Winters in his fourth appearance as Charlie Chan. The film is also known as Charlie Chan in Texas (Belgian English title) and Charlie Chan in the Golden Eye (American poster title).
I have one of these Chromecast doo-hickeys. You plug it into the back of the TV and it plays whatever is on your browser. You can also use it with specific apps like Netflix on Android and IOS devices. This has recently started working a lot better. I think Google is getting some of the kinks in a new product out. You’ll need a fairly fast computer to play Retrovision movies. A little less so for Netflix and Hulu Plus. This thing won’t do Amazon video, which is a little annoying, but after having had a Chromecast for a couple…
D.O.A. (1950), a film noir drama film directed by Rudolph Mata, is considered a classic of the genre. The frantically-paced plot revolves around a doomed man’s quest to find out who has poisoned him – and why – before he dies.
A scientific research project hijacked by surveillance obsessed government types. James Best plays as an anxious reverend, while Gerald McRaney is similarly mindlessly watchable as the most proactive experimental volunteer. There is of 70’s technology on display which is kinda interesting from a retro technologists point of view .