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    Charlie Chan at the Olympics (20th Century Fox, 1937). Half Sheet (22" X 28"). This is one of the best Warner Oland as Charlie Chan pieces. It was set against Hitler's notorious 1936 Berlin Olympics, but managed to ignore the political turmoil of its day. Aided by his number one son (Keye Luke) and no less than the Berlin Police Department, Charlie foils an international plot that involves remote controlled aircraft. Stock footage of the dirigible Hindenberg was retouched by hand to obliterate the swastika emblazoned on the airship's tail. This half sheet has been mounted on paper and has had some conservation work along the center fold and edges. Fine.

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    July, 2004
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