When a troupe of showgirls with their impresario and press agent vacation at a Malibu Beach resort, two of them are garroted. Charlie takes on the case assisted by Number Two Son Jimmy and faithful chauffeur Birmingham Brown.
Thriller, Crime, Mystery
United States of America
Sidney Toler (Charlie Chan), Mantan Moreland (Birmingham Brown), Victor Sen Yung (Jimmy Chan (as Victor Sen Young)), Tanis Chandler (Adelaide Brandt), Larry J. Blake (Rick Daniels (as Larry Blake)), Kirk Alyn (Sgt. Reynolds), Rita Quigley (Clementine) more..., Anne Nagel (Marcia), Helen Gerald (Ruby), Howard Negley (Cole King, Impresario), Lois Austin (Mrs. Thorn), Barbara Jean Wong (San Toy), Minerva Urecal (Miss Weebles, the Housekeeper), Margaret Brayton (Madge Mudge), Bettie Best (Winifred), Jan Bryant (Lois)
Earl Derr Biggers (Characters), Miriam Kissinger (Screenplay), James S. Burkett (Producer), James S. Brown Jr. (Director of Photography), William Austin (Editor), Dave Milton (Art Direction), George Milo (Set Decoration) more..., William A. Calihan Jr. (Production Manager), Frank Fox (Assistant Director),