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The Resource Dead men tell, [presented by] Twentieth Century Fox ; original screenplay by John Larkin ; directed by Harry Lachman. Charlie Chan in Rio [presented by] Twentieth Century Fox ; screenplay by Samuel G. Engel and Lester Ziffren ; directed by Harry Lachman, (videorecording)

Dead men tell, [presented by] Twentieth Century Fox ; original screenplay by John Larkin ; directed by Harry Lachman. Charlie Chan in Rio [presented by] Twentieth Century Fox ; screenplay by Samuel G. Engel and Lester Ziffren ; directed by Harry Lachman, (videorecording)

Label
Dead men tell
Title
Dead men tell
Statement of responsibility
[presented by] Twentieth Century Fox ; original screenplay by John Larkin ; directed by Harry Lachman. Charlie Chan in Rio [presented by] Twentieth Century Fox ; screenplay by Samuel G. Engel and Lester Ziffren ; directed by Harry Lachman
Title variation
Charlie Chan
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • Dead men tell: Charlie Chan teams up with his number two son, Jimmy, to solve a mystery that takes place aboard a ship bound for a treasure hunt. Using a map, Charlie has to solve the mystery before they all wind up in Davy Jones' locker
  • Charlie Chan in Rio: Charlie Chan and his number two son, Jimmy, must crack the mystery of a beautiful nightclub singer who turns up dead after announcing her plans to elope with a wealthy American playboy
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Dead men tell: Photography, Charles Clarke ; music director, Emil Newman
Dewey number
791.43/75
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
  • English dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.D43 2008
PerformerNote
  • Dead men tell cast: Sidney Toler, Sheila Ryan, Robert Weldon, Sen Yung, Don Douglas
  • Charlie Chan in Rio cast: Sidney Toler, Mary Beth Hughes, Cobina Wright Jr., Ted North, Victor Jory, Harold Huber, Sen Yung
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1886-1975
  • 1904-1984
  • 1874-1947
  • 1921-1975
  • 1915-1980
  • 1905-1945
  • 1919-1995
  • 1902-1982
  • 1910-1959
  • 1884-1933
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Larkin, John
  • Lachman, Harry
  • Engel, Samuel G.
  • Ziffren, Lester
  • Toler, Sidney
  • Ryan, Sheila
  • Weldon, Robert
  • Yung, Victor Sen.
  • Douglas, Donald
  • Hughes, Mary Beth
  • Wright, Cobina
  • North, Ted
  • Jory, Victor
  • Huber, Harold
  • Biggers, Earl Derr
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
122
Series statement
Cinema classics collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chan, Charlie (Fictitious character)
  • Fathers and sons
  • Criminal investigation
  • Murder
  • Women singers
  • Padre e hijo
  • Asesinato
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Dead men tell, [presented by] Twentieth Century Fox ; original screenplay by John Larkin ; directed by Harry Lachman. Charlie Chan in Rio [presented by] Twentieth Century Fox ; screenplay by Samuel G. Engel and Lester Ziffren ; directed by Harry Lachman, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the character created by Earl Derr Biggers
  • Special features: Dead men tell: Original theatrical trailer; still galleries
  • Special features: Charlie Chan in Rio: Original theatrical trailer; still galleries
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Dead men tell (1941 ; 60 min.) -- Charlie Chan in Rio (1941 ; 62 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543531975
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn247133875
  • (OCoLC)247133875
System details
DVD, full screen; Dolby Digital mono., double-sided, single-layer, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Dead men tell, [presented by] Twentieth Century Fox ; original screenplay by John Larkin ; directed by Harry Lachman. Charlie Chan in Rio [presented by] Twentieth Century Fox ; screenplay by Samuel G. Engel and Lester Ziffren ; directed by Harry Lachman, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the character created by Earl Derr Biggers
  • Special features: Dead men tell: Original theatrical trailer; still galleries
  • Special features: Charlie Chan in Rio: Original theatrical trailer; still galleries
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Dead men tell (1941 ; 60 min.) -- Charlie Chan in Rio (1941 ; 62 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (122 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543531975
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn247133875
  • (OCoLC)247133875
System details
DVD, full screen; Dolby Digital mono., double-sided, single-layer, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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