Charlie Chan in Reno

Charlie Chan in Reno

DVD - 2007
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In Reno, if love hurts, divorce can be murder. When Charlie Chan sets out to solve the murder of an unhappily married socialite, he soon discovers that "til death do us part" can be a deadly vow to break. As the legendary detective squares off against desperate divorcées, murderous mistresses and blackhearted blackmailers, he quickly begins to suspect that when it comes to America's divorce capital, "happily ever after" may be the greatest casualty of all.
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2007]
Copyright Date: ©2007
Branch Call Number: DVD FEATURE CHARL
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (Not rated)(71 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in
Notes: Title from container
Based on a story by Philip Wylie
Based on the character created by Earl Derr Biggers
Originally released as a motion picture in 1939
Special features: "Welcome to Reno: America's divorce resort" featurette; "Reno memories" featurette; "Chan's killer actress: Kay Linaker" featurette; restoration comparison; original theatrical trailer; still gallery


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Feb 16, 2018

GOOD 1939 2nd Charlie Chan film - interesting background, plot, and setting.

Apr 25, 2017

U never know what u learn at the library, like his movies, didn't know welcome to Reno was the divorce resort, the special features is a must to watch

EuSei Jul 02, 2013

I love all Charlie Chan movies, but this is my favorite. There is a charm, a naiveté in old movies we can no longer find in modern ones, that attracts me. I like Warner Oland very much, but I prefer Sidney Toler in the main role. Victor Sen Yung (“number two son”) and Iris Wong (Choy Wong) form the cutest couple ever. Eddie Collins does a funny cab driver and can be seen also in Charlie Chan in Honolulu. Chan’s sayings are to die for, funny, witty and pithy, like, for example: “Man yet to be born who can tell what woman will or will not do.”

Feb 21, 2013

Great popcorn fun! After the movie, you can watch a documentary on the divorce industry in Reno.


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