The Chinese Cat (1944) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Chinese Cat (1944)





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Movie Info

This entry in the long-running Charlie Chan film series concerns the detective's efforts to aid a beautiful, mysterious young woman in her search for her father's murderer.

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Sidney Toler
as Charlie Chan
Mantan Moreland
as Birmingham Brown, Taxi Driver
Benson Fong
as Tommy Chan, #3 son
Joan Woodbury
as Leah Manning
Weldon Heyburn
as Harvey Dennis
Ian Keith
as Recknick
Sam Flint
as Tom Manning
Cy Kendall
as Deacon
John Davidson
as Carl/Kurt
Betty Blythe
as Mrs. Manning
George Chandler
as Taxi Dispatcher
Jack Norton
as Hotel Desk Clerk
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Critic Reviews for The Chinese Cat

All Critics (4)

Superior entry in the Monogram Chan series.

December 13, 2004 | Rating: 4/5

...more of the same...

November 14, 2004 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

One of the poorer scripted Charlie Chan vehicles.

November 12, 2001 | Rating: C- | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Chinese Cat

Enjoyable and funny old school film from 1944 where Charlie Chan solves two case in one. The Murder of 3 men plus the recovery of a diamond stole a year prior. Mantan Moreland as Birmingham Brown adds all the enjoyment one needs for the night, he was a underrated actor and before his time. A movie for all old school Black and White Buffs 4 stars

Bruce Bruce
Bruce Bruce

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I watched these religeously as a kid on Saturday mornings and always wanted to be 'number 1 son'. Very silly but I loved them.

Barry Lappin
Barry Lappin

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