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Charlie Chan – Detective with the Wisdom of the Ancestors

One of the most beloved characters of old time radio was the Chinese-American, Charlie Chan. Chan was a detective on the Honolulu police force though his adventures often took him around the world. The character of Charlie Chan was created in 1923 by Earl Derr Biggers. As well as a detective, Chan was an avid [...]

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Charlie Chan

On radio, Charlie Chan was heard in different series on four networks (Blue, NBC, ABC, MBS) between the years 1932 and 1948. Walter Connolly initially portrayed Chan as part of Esso Oil’s Five Star Theater, which serialized adaptations of Biggers novels. Ed Begley Sr. had the title role in NBC’s The Adventures of Charlie Chan [...]

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