Here are some things to keep in mind while watching CC in Shanghai!:
Sammee Tong played one of the locals who brings in # 1 Son Lee, thinking he's a beggar in the clip
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sbhUfo46qUo. Tong also shows up in Shirley Temple's Stowaway
(1936) as an amateur contestant doing an impression of Bing Crosby. He brings new meaning to the phrase "Bang a
What firm was Lee working for that sent him to Shanghai? Was it trading for “oil for the lamps of China?”
We’re never really told but that’s probably
an “in” joke since he had played in the movie “Oil for the Lamps of China” after Charlie Chan in Paris.
Who fixed the presentation box that that they were giving
Didn’t Charlie look at his family photographs more
then Toler did?
Is Charlie scary when he slowly walks into scene where
Lee is calling the police after somebody shot at “Charlie” in bed?
Wasn’t the man outside the hotel a doorman or a cop?
Wasn’t Lee a help when they were held by the bad
Was there a “League of Nations?”
Where was Charlie for the hour between when he leaves James Andrews/Russell
Hicks apartment and when Andrews/Hicks arrives at Charlie’s hotel room? Investigating?
What kind of exotic dance is that girl doing in The Versailles
And who is she?
Andrews/Hicks pushes his hat back in the close-up . . . it doesn’t match the mid-shot.
Sir Stanley Woodland by Fake James Andrews and his gang.