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CHARLIE CHAN AND CEMICALS

 

CHARLIE CHAN AND GAS-FILLED CONTAINERS:

Charlie Chan’s Chance

Charlie Chan in Egypt (ampoules)

Murder Over New York (spheres)
The Chinese Cat (cylinder)

The Chinese Ring (sphere)

Docks of New Orleans   (glass radio tubes)

 

CHARLIE CHAN AND CEMICALS:

Charlie Chan in London—he has the foam from the mouth of Hellcat checked

Charlie Chan at the Opera—he used chemicals to draw out fingerprints*

Charlie Chan at the Race Track—he finds a heart stimulant in the foam from “Gallant Lad’s” mouth

Charlie Chan in Reno—he makes Easter Eggs for 1st grandchild

Charlie Chan’s Secret—he used chemicals to find out what made Allan Colby’s face shine under black light*

 

*Charlie seems to have a chemical “kit” like a doctor’s bag in only some of his cases!" [Courtesy of Beckey Truesdale].

 

CHALRIE CHAN AND POLICE LABS:

Charlie Chan in London—he has the foam from the mouth of Hellcat checked

Charlie Chan in Reno—he makes Easter Eggs for 1st grandchild

Black Magic/Meeting at Midnight

Scarlet Clue

Dark Alibi

Red Dragon

 

JIMMY CHAN KNOWS HIS CHEMICALS:

Charlie Chan in Reno

Murder Over New York

 

CHANS COME ACROSS CHEMICALS:

Charlie Chan in Panama

Charlie Chan in Reno

Jade Mask, The

Murder over New York

 

CHEMICALS—FILM DEVELOPMENT

Charlie Chan in Honolulu

Charlie Chan’s Murder Cruise

 

CHEMICALS MENTIONED

Mapuchari”—Charlie Chan in Egypt—“The effects depend largely on the individual.  In general, the victim loses all sense of time and reality.  (He) suffers from false convictions, hallucinations.  (If) the doses are sufficiently powerful, death ensues.”

“a natural herb”— Charlie Chan in Rio—“an natural herb” used with the caffeine in coffee to place a person in a “semi-comatose” state 

“Oxyzone”—The Chinese Cat

“Penalite”—Shanghai Cobra—Penalite is supposed to be an explosive==

 

POISONS AND CIGARETTES

Charlie Chan in Egypt—“mapuchari” put in Joan Arnold’s cigarettes

Charlie Chan in Rio—“an natural herb” used with the caffeine in coffee to place a person in a “semi-comatose” state

Charlie Chan in Panama

Castle in the Desert—Tagara (Sanskrit), Nightshade

The Scarlet Clue

Black Magic/Meeting at Midnight—Gas-Penalite

 

OPIATEs—Golden Eye

 

TETANUS—The Trap