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    Shadows over Chinatown (Monogram, 1946). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Charlie Chan is back, and this time the plot involves a mystery surrounding murders committed in furtherance of an insurance fraud scheme. Sidney Toler assumed the role of the Chinese detective in 1938 after the death of Warner Oland, who had played Chan since 1931. Toler later purchased the rights to the character, arranging a series of pictures for Monogram beginning in 1944, and would play the detective twice more before his death in 1947. Toler dominates this one sheet in bold color, which has had touchup to the folds, a small chip in the top right, and pinholes in the corners. Very Fine on Linen.


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