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Charlie Chan at the Opera (1936)



Charlie Chan explains to Inspector Regan how a police detective's cigarette
that has "died in infancy" suggests that a very difficult case is at hand.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

Charlie Chan meets Lilli Rochelle in Inspector Regan's office.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

Lee Chan returns the three dollars that he had borrowed from his Pop
for the dozen roses that he didn't buy for Miss Lotus Kwang Toy.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

Charlie Chan dressed in "soup and fish" for the opening night of the opera Carnival.
Publicity Still
(10 x 8 inches)

 
 

Charlie Chan at the opera. 
Publicity Still
(10 x 8 inches)

 
 

Sgt. Kelly stops Phil Childers and his fiancÚ, Mademoiselle 
Kitty as they try to enter the opera house.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)



Charlie Chan with Phil Childers and his fiancÚ, Kitty.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

Agnes the costume mistress holds onto Sgt. Kelly as she
sees the mysterious person whom she had encountered earlier. 
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)



Gravelle hides at the Civic Opera House.
Publicity Still
(10 x 8 inches)

 
 

Gravelle, secretly on stage as Mephisto, with Lilli Rochelle during the climax of a scene from "Carnival."
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)
Contributed by Gene Lue

 
 

Charlie Chan shows son Lee a photo of Gravelle.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

Charlie Chan shows the picture of Gravelle to Agnes, the costume mistress.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)



Lilli Rochelle is found murdered in her dressing room.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)



Charlie Chan questions Lilli Rochelle's daughter, Kitty, and Kitty's intended fiancÚ, Phil Childers.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

Mr. Whitely, Lilli Rochelle's husband, speaks with Charlie Chan.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

Gravelle, inside of Enrico Barelli's dressing room, as Barelli lies dead on the floor.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

Sgt. Kelly expresses his opinion. 
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

Charlie Chan and son Lee examine the knife that was used to kill Enrico Barelli. 
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)
Contributed by Gene Lue

 
 
 

Charlie Chan face-to-face with Gravelle.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)



Charlie Chan with Gravelle and Anita Barelli.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)



Charlie Chan with Gravelle.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

 At Charlie Chan's suggestion, Gravelle eagerly agrees to return to the stage to sing his aria.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

Gravelle dressed as "Mephisto."
Publicity Still
(10 x 8 inches)

 
 

Gravelle in costume as "Mephisto."
Publicity Still
(10 x 8 inches)

 
 

"Gravelle sings tonight!"
Publicity Still
(10 x 8 inches)



Gravelle with his daughter, Kitty.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)



With the opera performance completed, it is agreed that Gravelle will be allowed to
perform a scene from 'Carnival' as part of Charlie Chan's plan to reveal the killer.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

Gravelle, about to make his entrance as part of Charlie Chan's plan to unmask the killer.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

Charlie Chan questions Anita Barelli as Sergeant Kelly looks on.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)



All eyes are on Gravelle as he gives an impromtu performance with Anita Barelli.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)
Contributed by Gene Lue

 
 

Charlie Chan asks a favor of Kitty.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

Charlie Chan wishes Phil Childers and Kitty well.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)
Contributed by Gene Lue

 
 

Charlie Chan and son Lee as the case reaches its climax. 
Publicity Still (signed and inscribed by Keye Luke)
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

Warner Oland, William Demarest, H. Bruce (Lucky) Humberstone, and John
Stone discuss an aspect of the production of Charlie Chan at the Opera.
Production Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

Warner Oland and Boris Karloff go over the script of Charlie Chan at the Opera.
Production Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

A typed caption on the reverse side of this still reads:: "When
Bogeymen get together.  Boris Karloff and Peter Lorre, the screen's
two best men at frightening people, talk over scare-secrets between
scenes of their 20th Century-Fox pictures.  Peter Lorre does his own
hair-raising antics in 'Crack-Up', while Karloff [sic] striking costume is
for his role in 'Charlie Chan at the Opera.'"
Production Still
(8 x 10 inches)
Contributed by Gene Lue

 
 

Charlie Chan at the Opera
One Sheet Poster
(41 x 27 inches)

 
 

Charlie Chan at the Opera
Silk Screened Poster
(60 x 40 inches)

 
 

Charlie Chan at the Opera
Poster
(From an 8 x 10 inch Publicity Still)

 
 

Charlie Chan na Operan (Charlie Chan at the Opera)
Swedish One Sheet Poster
(39 1/2 x 27 1/2 inches)

 
 

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