The Charlie Chan Film Encyclopedia. Howard M. Berlin.

The Charlie Chan Film Encyclopedia

Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2000. First edition. Hardcover. First printing. Hardcover. Fine, unused copy in light blue cloth lettered in black. Issued without dust jacket. 375 pp. with bibliography, index. Illustrated. Earl Derr Biggers penned his first novel, "House Without A Key" in 1925 and an Asian detective named Charlie Chan made his first appearance about halfway through the book. Based on an actual Hawaiian-born Cantonese detective, the character became Biggers signature creation. There would follow 47 movies, starring 6 different actors as Chan. This work contains some 1900 entries of facts, characters, actor and crew biographies, filmographies, and plot summaries as well as over 270 of Charlie's famous aphorisms, 88 movie stills, photos of actors and actresses. Fine. Item #E25385
ISBN: 9780786407095

Price: $35.00

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