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The Resource Charlie Chan, Volume 4

Charlie Chan, Volume 4

Label
Charlie Chan, Volume 4
Title
Charlie Chan
Title number
Volume 4
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • Charlie Chan in Honolulu: In Toler's debut as Charlie Chan, a ship bound for San Francisco takes a murderous detour to Hawaii. While Charlie awaits the birth of his first grandchild, his sons try to solve the case, but their father must take over when a second victim is found strangled
  • Charlie Chan in Reno: Chan investigates the murder of an unhappily married socialite
  • Charlie Chan at Treasure Island: Several suspicious deaths appear linked to a mysterious psychic named Dr. Zodiac
  • City in darkness: While reuniting with his World War I buddies in Paris and Europe in the brink of another war, Chan discovers a spy ring that's selling arms to Germany
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
IHI
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • Charlie Chan in Honolulu: Photography, Charles Clarke ; film editor, Nick DeMaggio ; musical direction, Samuel Kaylin
  • Charlie Chan in Reno: Photography, Virgil Miller ; film editor, Fred Allen ; musical direction, Samuel Kaylin
  • Charlie Chan at Treasure Island: Photography, Virgil Miller ; film editor, Norman Colbert ; musical direction, Samuel Kaylin
  • City in darkness: Director of photography, Virgil Miller ; film editor, Harry Reynolds ; musical direction, Samuel Kaylin
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Soundtracks in English with optional English, Spanish or French subtitles; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
  • (pt.1) Charlie Chan in Honolulu: Sidney Toler, Phyllis Brooks, Sen Yung, Eddie Collins, John King
  • (pt.2) Charlie Chan in Reno: Sidney Toler, Ricardo Cortez, Phyllis Brooks
  • (pt.3) Charlie Chan at Treasure Island: Sidney Toler, Cesar Romero, Pauline Moore
  • (pt.4) City in darkness: Sidney Toler, Lynn Bari, Richard Clarke, Harold Huber
Runtime
288
Series statement
Cinema classics collection
Technique
live action
Label
Charlie Chan, Volume 4
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced as motion pictures 1938-1939
  • Based on the character created by Earl Derr Biggers ; Charlie Chan in Reno based on the story Death Makes a Decree by Philip Wylie ; City in darkness based on a play by Gina Kaus and Ladislaus Fodor
  • Special features: exclusive featurettes; audio commentary by film critic Ken Hanke and film historian John Cork; restoration comparisons; original theatrical trailers; still galleries
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • [presented by] Twentieth Century-Fox ; directed by Norman Foster ; original story and screen play by John Larkin
  • (pt.4) City in darkness
  • [presented by Twentieth Century-Fox ; directed by Herbert I. Leeds ; screen play by Robert Ellis and Helen Logan
  • (pt.1) Charlie Chan in Honolulu
  • (68 min.)
  • [presented by] Twentieth Century-Fox ; directed by H. Bruce Humberstone ; original screen play by Charles Belden
  • (pt.2) Charlie Chan in Reno
  • (71 min.)
  • [presented by] Twentieth Century-Fox ; directed by Norman Foster ; screen play by Frances Hyland, Albert Ray and Robert E. Kent
  • (pt.3) Charlie Chan at Treasure Island
  • (74 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
4 videodiscs (288 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Previous call number: DVDC 3358 pt.1
  • Previous call number: DVDC 3358 pt.2
  • Previous call number: DVDC 3358 pt.3
  • Previous call number: DVDC 3358 pt.4
Other control number
024543475224
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn226075442
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn373697204
System details
DVD; region 1; Dolby Digital mono. or stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Charlie Chan, Volume 4
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced as motion pictures 1938-1939
  • Based on the character created by Earl Derr Biggers ; Charlie Chan in Reno based on the story Death Makes a Decree by Philip Wylie ; City in darkness based on a play by Gina Kaus and Ladislaus Fodor
  • Special features: exclusive featurettes; audio commentary by film critic Ken Hanke and film historian John Cork; restoration comparisons; original theatrical trailers; still galleries
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • [presented by] Twentieth Century-Fox ; directed by Norman Foster ; original story and screen play by John Larkin
  • (pt.4) City in darkness
  • [presented by Twentieth Century-Fox ; directed by Herbert I. Leeds ; screen play by Robert Ellis and Helen Logan
  • (pt.1) Charlie Chan in Honolulu
  • (68 min.)
  • [presented by] Twentieth Century-Fox ; directed by H. Bruce Humberstone ; original screen play by Charles Belden
  • (pt.2) Charlie Chan in Reno
  • (71 min.)
  • [presented by] Twentieth Century-Fox ; directed by Norman Foster ; screen play by Frances Hyland, Albert Ray and Robert E. Kent
  • (pt.3) Charlie Chan at Treasure Island
  • (74 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
4 videodiscs (288 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
  • Previous call number: DVDC 3358 pt.1
  • Previous call number: DVDC 3358 pt.2
  • Previous call number: DVDC 3358 pt.3
  • Previous call number: DVDC 3358 pt.4
Other control number
024543475224
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn226075442
  • UtOrBLW
  • (OCoLC)ocn373697204
System details
DVD; region 1; Dolby Digital mono. or stereo
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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