CHAD BENNETT ABOUT KAY LINAKER
MONDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2002
favorite Charlie Chan film was Rio.
Cobina Wright, Jr.,
and Mary Beth Hughes did not get along on Rio.
Wright was a spoiled
brat form New York and stepped on Mary Beth’s toes a lot.
herself a [better] actress.
Iris Wong (who played
the maid in Rio) was married secretly to a Caucasian man. She kept her marriage a secret, coming from a traditional Chinese
She got pregnant with
his child and had to tell her parents.
Kay went with Wong
to tell her parents and recalled that it didn’t go well.
Kay said that Wong
and Sen Yung were both charming and the cast kept trying to set them up together . . . until they found out that Iris was already married!
This was Kay’s favorite
Chan to work on; and in her opinion, the best written out of all the Chans.