A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
1/24/1932 Chan takes a chance
January 24, 1932. This day saw the release of Charlie Chan's Chance, the third movie starring Warner Oland as the Honolulu detective. It was vaguely based on Earl Derr Biggers novel Behind That Curtain. It is now believed to be lost and I don't miss it a bit.