Roland Winters: Charlie Chan
Mantan Moreland: Birmingham Brown
Keye Luke: Lee Chan
Victor Sen Yung: Tommy Chan
Robert Livingstone: John Stanley
Martin Garralaga: Pedro Lopez
George J. Lewis: Captain Juan Gonzalez
Charles Stevens: Manuel (thug leader)
Nils Asther: Professor Paul Evans
Carol Forman: Sonia Cabot
Leslie Denison: Profesor Henry Farnsworth
Erville Anderson: Professor Scott
Jay Silverheels: Diego (thug with knife)
Fred Cordova: Felipe (undercover agent)
Juan Duval: Dr. Castalare
Frank Leyva: Jose (undercover agent)
Milton Ross: Pete (a thug)
Drake re-write of his script for “Riders of the Whistling Skull.” Robert
Livingstone, star of “Riders . . . ,” played the archaeologist John Stanley in this movie.
Why did they have #
1 son (Lee) and # 2 (?) (Tommy) sons both in this movie?
[Tommy plays a
few bars—strains—of La Cucaracha on his guitar.]
Lee: Is that a strain.
Lee: Then why do it?]
FEATHERED SERPENT (1948)
Who did they find
on the road?
Where did they
San Pablo, in Mexico.
Where had they been
Why were they
going to Mexico City?
Where did they
At the Diablo
Mountains, south of Pasada Del San Pablo.
I love the way
Lee and Tommy fight the bad guys.
(Tonto) had a small part as a bad guy.
This is an Oliver
Drake re-write of his script for “Riders of the Whistling Scull” (with John Wayne?) Robert Livingston, star of that movie, played the archaeologist, John Smith. Rush Glick finds it ironic that Mr. Livingston should play Mr. SMITH!!
BONUS QUESTION: What do Opera, Murder Cruise and Feathered Serpent have in common?
They all have
weapons with fingerprints that are wiped off by people who are possible murderers; knives
or daggers in Opera and Feathered Serpent and a gun in Murder Cruise.
MURDER RATE: Professor Scott by a thrown knife.