Make your own free website on Tripod.com








The House on Punchbowl Hill





















Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum (1940)



waxgallery11.jpg

Lily Latimer, Steve McBirney, Charlie Chan, and reporter Mary Bolton in a fanciful pose.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

waxgallery36.jpg

A very fanciful grouping: Dr. Otto von Brom, Jimmy Chan,
Steve McBirney in bandages, Charlie Chan and Dr. Cream.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)



waxgallery35.jpg

Steve McBirney, just convicted of murder, in large measure from evidence offered by Charlie Chan, threatens
revenge on the detective.  Note the hand-torn paper dolls, McBirney's "trademark," dropped in the table. 
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

waxgallery43.jpg

Just convicted of murder on evidence supplied by the efforts of Charlie Chan,
a handcuffed Steve McBirney makes his escape after taking a bailiff's gun.
Publicity Still
(10 x 8 inches)

 
 

waxgallery08.jpg

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



waxgallery37.jpg

As Steve McBirney and Grenock look on, Dr. Cream revels the "works"
of the mechanical chess playing man to be his assistant, Lili Latimer.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)
Contributed by Gene Lue

 
 

waxgallery20.jpg

A bandaged Steve McBirney lays down his deadly plans for Charlie Chan
to Dr. Cream and Lily Latimer as guard Willie Fern looks on.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

waxgallery11.jpg

As guard Willie Fern looks on, Dr. Cream shows Charlie Chan and Jimmy one of his museum's displays.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)



waxgallery09.jpg

Preparations are made for the live radio broadcast of the "Crime League" from Dr. Cream's wax museum.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)



waxgallery04.jpg

The "Crime League" goes on the air.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)



waxgallery05.jpg

Charlie Chan explains how a small blowgun was used to kill Dr. von Brom.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)



waxgallery03b.jpg

Charlie Chan questions Lily Latimer about a slight injury to her finger.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)
Contributed by William Armstrong



waxgallery07.jpg

Jimmy Chan tells his Pop that there had been a second wax dummy standing there earlier.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)



waxgallery06a.jpg

With Jimmy's help, Charlie Chan discovers a hidden light switch.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)



waxgallery12a.jpg

Dr. Cream tries to explain the purpose of the secret chamber beneath his wax museum.
Publicity Still 
(8 x 10 inches)
Contributed by William Armstrong

 
 

Mrs. Joe Rocke speaks with museum guard Willie Fern.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

waxgallery34.jpg

Charlie Chan and son Jimmy with Mrs. Joe Rocke during a tense moment.
Publicity Still
(8 x 10 inches)
Contributed by Gene Lue 

 
 

waxgallery16.jpg

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

 
 

waxgallery14.jpg

The body of another murder victim, McBirney, is found by Jimmy Chan.
British Lobby Card
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

waxgallery21a.jpg

This keybook production still shows a portion of the interior of Dr. Cream's Museum of Crime.
Keybook Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

waxgallery25.jpg

This keybook production still shows the entrance of Dr. Cream's Museum of Crime.
Keybook Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

waxgallery22a.jpg

This keybook production set still shows a portion of the interior of
Dr. Cream's Museum of Crime, including the wax figure of Joe Rocke.
Keybook Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

waxgallery23a.jpg

This keybook production set still shows the "Garage Massacre" exhibit at Dr. Cream's
Museum of Crime.  The wax figure to the left bears a striking resemblance to Steve McBirney.
Keybook Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

waxgallery24a.jpg

This keybook production set still shows the "Jack the Ripper" exhibit at Dr. Cream's
Museum of Crime, with the wax figure of Joe Rocke standing off to the right.
Keybook Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

waxgallery26.jpg

This keybook production set still shows a portion of the interior of
Dr. Cream's Museum of Crime featuring a "hold-up" tableau.
Keybook Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

waxgallery27.jpg

This keybook production set still shows a portion of the interior of Dr. Cream's Museum of Crime,
including the wax figure of "Red" Maddox, seated in the Sing Sing prison electric chair.
Keybook Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

waxgallery28.jpg

This keybook production set still shows a French Guillotine exhibit at Dr. Cream's Museum of Crime.
Keybook Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

waxgallery29.jpg

This keybook production set still shows a portion of the interior of Dr. Cream's
Museum of Crime featuring two busts, one on either side of the museum office entrance.
Keybook Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

waxgallery30.jpg

This keybook production set still shows a portion of the interior
of Dr. Cream's Museum of Crime featuring the prison cell tableau.
Keybook Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

waxgallery31.jpg

This keybook production set still shows the interior of the entrance to
Dr. Cream's Museum of Crime.  Please note the brass knuckle display.
Keybook Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

waxgallery32.jpg

This keybook production set still shows the table in the interior of Dr. Cream's
Museum of Crime where the "Crime League" radio brodcast would take place.
Keybook Still
(8 x 10 inches)

 
 

waxgallery42.jpg

As guard Willie Fern looks on, Dr. Cream shows Charlie Chan and Jimmy one of his museum's displays. 
Lobby Card 
(11 x 14 inches)

 
 

waxgallery40.jpg

During the "Crime League" live radio broadcast, Dr. von Brom is suddenly overcome by something, then dies. 
Lobby Card 
(11 x 14 inches)

 
 

waxgallery13a.jpg

Dr. Cream points out what appears to be a toothpick on the table near the spot
where the murder took place during the live "Crime League" radio broadcast.
Lobby Card
(11 x 14 inches)

 
 

waxgallery33.jpg

Charlie Chan explains the method used by the murderer.
Lobby Card 
(11 x 14 inches)

 
 

waxgallery39.jpg

With Jimmy's help, Charlie Chan discovers a hidden light switch. 
Lobby Card 
(11 x 14 inches)

 
 

waxgallery41.jpg

Dr. Cream expresses his outrage as Jimmy Chan handcuffs him to himself.
Lobby Card 
(11 x 14 inches)

 
 

waxgallery38.jpg

Jimmy Chan and reporter Mary Bolton listen at a door.
Lobby Card 
(11 x 14 inches)

 
 

waxgallery19.jpg

Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum
Title Card
(11 x 14 inches)

 
 

waxgallery18.jpg

Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum
Half Sheet Poster
(22 x 28 inches)

 
 

waxgallery15a.jpg

Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum
Australian Daybill Poster
(15 x 35 1/2 inches)

 
 

waxgallery02.jpg

Charlie Chan at the Wax Museum
Half Sheet Poster
(22 x 28 inches)



waxgallery10a.jpg

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

 
 

Return to Gallery Directory

Exit to Charlie Chan Family Home