Charlie Chan       
 
Last Edited: 07-Jun-2013 A Global British Comedy Collaborative document. Edited by John Lucas
Broadcast source is BBC Radio Four unless otherwise indicated. Recording quality is considered good unless otherwise indicated.

See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charlie_Chan for more details.

The character was created by Earl Derr Biggers as novels, subsquently adapted, extended as pastiches, and spoofed in many forms. Episodes from the radio series from 1932 to 1948 on four radio networks.

American Episodes
Date Title Cast Parameters
1932?No titles. Files are label Ep 07 through 3914:52, 5306, M
14:39, 5221, M
14:40, 5215, M
14:23, 5123, M
14:31, 5165, M
14:26, 5134, M
14:29, 5173, M
14:29, 5177, M
14:17, 5103, M
14:21, 5102, M
14:38, 5211, M
14:27, 5152, M
14:34, 5164, M
14:33, 5146, M
14:35, 5141, M
14:28, 5160, M
14:40, 5176, M
14:34, 5165, M
14:36, 5161, M
14:31, 5131, M
14:17, 5137, M
14:22, 5133, M
14:21, 5104, M
13:43, 4863, M
14:22, 5116, M
14:55, 5324, M
14:55, 5349, M
14:57, 5315, M
14:58, 5364, M
14:56, 5300, M
14:57, 5302, M
15:01, 5330, M
15:02, 5374, M
08-Oct-1936
15-Oct-1936
22-Oct-1936
29-Oct-1936
Col Willoughby, Baffling Murder MysteryWalter Connolly?14:20, 6727, M
15:14, 3572, M
14:13, 6668, M
14:15, 6688, M
c. 1936Murder in Cabin 15-Steamship Lacronia
Butler is murdered
Walter Connolly?14:40, 3440, M
US ABC
1945
Case of The Marching Ants 451 -
Charlie Ambushed
Ed Begley Sr, Leon Janney
written by Alfred Bester
produced by Chick Vincent
14:36, 2656, M
US ABC
Man Who Moved Mountains Ed Begley Sr, Leon Janney?
13:27, 3154, M
unknownEye Of Budda
#7 and 8
15:48, 3704, M
15:55, 3732, M
unknownMurder of Deacon Jessup Ep
02 (452) ReportsTo Commissioner
13:22, 6273, M
AFRS
c. 1945
Mystery Playhouse
Charlie Chan Charlie's Daughter Is Kidnapped
30:56, 7254, M
Australian Episodes
Date Title Cast Parameters
unknownFiery Santa Claus #49directed by Lawrence H Cecil
26:54, 6306, s 
unknownThe Curious Ride of the Sea Witchproduced by Grace Johnston25:31, 5983, s
unknownThe Escaped Musician24:20, 5708, s
unknownThe Frightened Sharafproduced by Grace Johnston24:56, 8769, M
unknownThe Man Who Murdered Santa Claus (50)directed by Lawrence H Cecil26:18, 6166, s
unknownThe Romantic EngineerWilliam Rhys?
produced by Grace Johnston
26:14, 6151, s
unknownThe Telltale Handsproduced by Grace Johnston27:42, 6496, s
unknownThe Curious Ride Of The Sea Witchproduced by Grace Johnston25:31, 5955, M
Spoofs
Date Title Cast Parameters
NBC
11-Nov-1934
Jack Benny Show
Charlie Chan in Radio City
Jack Benny,
23:54, 5578, M
heavy record noise
02-Apr-1941Fred Allen Show (Texaco Star Theater)
One Long Pan
Fred Allen, Kenny Baker, Portland Hoffa56:55, 13341, M


Documentaries and Collateral Material
Date Title Cast Parameters
       

 
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