Chat Archive 11/14/2022

The text of our Charlie Chan Family Chat for November 14, 2022

Mr. Wong, Detective (Boris Karloff’s Birthday)

Boris Karloff Interview (1957)

Len Freeman
Mike n Rachel in DC
Number 1 Son

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Rush: Hello, matt!

Matt1: Hello Rush!

Rush: Good evening!


Matt1: And to you!

Rush: Just wanted to get the title card up there.

Rush: Makes it easier to know where to reach when copying the text after the evening!

Matt1: Ah, yes

Rush: I hope that the rains were not too heavy in your area.

Matt1: How is the new site coming along?

Rush: Actually, pretty well!

Rush: I am working on the Study now.

Rush: Huge task, but doable.

Rush: LOTS of info to transfwer.

Mike n Rachel in DC has joined this room

Matt1: We had water penetration in 6 windows, which are only 7 years old, but it looks like others did as well and the HOA is looking into it

Rush: Mike/Rachel…Good evening!!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Good evening gentlemen!

Matt1: Hello M & R!

Rush: I hope that you are both well tonight.

Mike n Rachel in DC: We are. Sorry to have missed last week…work! šŸ™

Rush: That happens!

Rush: Did you get my email?

Matt1: I thought you were at the track!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Good thing we get a repeat of the movie tonight.

Rush: I just need your address to send you the coin.

Mike n Rachel in DC: OH. No…I must have missed it. We won?

Rush: YES!!!

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Rush: Congratulations!

Rush: šŸ™‚

Matt1: Hello MDA!

mda19083: hello folks

Mike n Rachel in DC: WOW. So now Rachel will have a half dollar too. šŸ™‚

Rush: MDA!


mda19083: hope I am in time for tonight’s extra

Rush: how are you tonight. MDA?

Rush: Indeed you are!

mda19083: well thanks – and you Rush?

Rush: We should start it soon.

mda19083: looks like a good one!

Rush: YES!

Rush: “This is your life” for Boris Karloff from 1957!

Matt1: I think I’ve seen this clip and enjoyed it

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Rush: I guess I accidentally exited there!

Rush: Here is the link…


Rush: Lets get det to roll!

Matt1: Cued

Mike n Rachel in DC: all set!

Rush: MDA…Mike?

Rush: MDA?

mda19083: cued here

Rush: OK!

Rush: 15 seconds…

Rush: 10…

Rush: 5…

Rush: GO!!!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Ivory soap?

Rush: He was surprised!

Matt1: How cool

Rush: The sponsor.

Rush: note how Karloff has no TV make-up.

Rush: Shiny face compared to the host.

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Matt1: Hello #1!

Rush: Number one Son!

Rush: LCOME!

Rush: We are just starting off on our extra…


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Rush: Almost a little “Incomplete Talk” there!

Number 1 Son has joined this room

Number 1 Son: Iā€™m back! Thank you!

Matt1: wb #1!

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Matt1: Hello Hounder!

Rush: WELCOME, Hounder!!!

Rush: How are you tonight?

Rush: We are watchingh the extra.


hounder: hi everyone.

Rush: We are 13 minutes in

Rush: Hi…!

Rush: šŸ™‚

hounder: we had a really good day here.

Rush: Good to hear!

Rush: We have been watching “This is Your Life” for Boris karloff from 1957.

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johnr: Hello everybody!

Matt1: Hello John!

Rush: Hello, John!

Rush: LCOME!

hounder: hi john

Rush: We are watching the extra for tonight…”This is Your Life” with Boris karloff.

Rush: How are you tonight, John?

johnr: feeling well, and you all?

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Rush: Cannot complain, sir!

Matt1: Hello NT!

Rush: NT!

Rush: WELCOME!!!

Nothere: AMonogram without fog? Monogram done Wong wrong.

hounder: hi nt

mda19083: hello No 1, Hounder, John and NH

Rush: Yes, NT!

johnr: Hi!

Rush: owever, we may get a wisp or two of that fog…

mda19083: a foggy day … in london town

mda19083: a foggy day …

Rush: And the extra comes to the end…

mda19083: in london town …

hounder: lol@ mda. how’d you know that was playing on my rdio?

Rush: (Applause…)

mda19083: had me low …

Rush: šŸ™‚

Matt1: GREAT extra Rush, thnx!

Mike n Rachel in DC: <kids-yeah>

mda19083: had me down …

Rush: okay! Please ready your copies of “Mr. Wong, Detective” with Boris Karloff!

mda19083: enjoyed BK in real life – thanks for the extra

Rush: This movie was the plot basis for the movie we shared last week…”Docks of New orleans.”

Rush: We can make some comparisons along the way tonight!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Yes, Rush. Great film!

Rush: šŸ™‚

Rush: Getting my DVD ready…

Mike n Rachel in DC: Make sure you get the “Wong” one, Rush. :P

mda19083: cued here with the link

Matt1: Cued to Opening Title here

Rush: Absolutely, Mike!

mda19083: šŸ™‚


mda19083: 2 wongs don’t make a right

Matt1:fp: :fp:

johnr: This is a really great film!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hang on…former conducting student is conducting the natl anthem at the Monday Night Football game…

Rush: As Wilbur and Orville once noted, “Two Wongs don’t make a Wright.”

Matt1: How awesome, Mike

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Rush: AH…that’s GREAT, Mike!!!

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Mike n Rachel in DC: OK. They ended together. Mission accomplished. lol

Matt1: Hello A & F and GS!

Godwinshelley2: Hello all – and that is great Mike

Rush: Angel and Fox!


Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: mda: but they (2 wongs) make a NIGHHT!!!

Rush: Missed you last week!

mda19083: the defectives are in the house

Rush: True, Angel!

Rush: 2 1/2 minutes to go!!!

Rush: Ready your movies, please…

Rush: GS!

Rush: Welcome!

Godwinshelley2: I’m cued to right after the Monogram gong

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Why, thanks, Rush! We missed YOU! Were motoring nawth last Mon nite; unfawtunately got PULLED OVER in Virginia. Damn.

Mike n Rachel in DC: Such a lovely gong at the beginning of the movie…bet Matt is jealous.


Rush: GS…this one is special for you, I know!

Matt1: Missing the OLD chatroom for sure!

Godwinshelley2: I know – a KARLOFF festival!!

Nothere: Fox got treed? Ahocking.


Rush: 60 seconds…

Nothere: Twhap.

Rush: 50…


Rush: 40…

Godwinshelley2: Mike I wanted to buy either a Gong or Bongos to play at home. My husband pro-actively bought the bongos.

Godwinshelley2: To save him the noise

Rush: 30 seconds…

Rush: AH!

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: That IS a MAJOR GONG!!

Mike n Rachel in DC: lol. A wise man, GS. šŸ™‚

Rush: 25…

Rush: 20…

Rush: 15…

Rush: 10…

Rush: 5…

Rush: GO!!!


Rush: Title…

Rush: Music…

Mike n Rachel in DC: Faux Chinese music

Nothere: He thinks bongos will be quieter than a gong?

Rush: Credits…

Godwinshelley2: Mike I love how James Coburn plays the Gong at the beginning of “The President’s Analyst”

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Rush: SF backdrop…

Matt1: Hello Len!

Rush: Len!!!!

Rush: WELCOME to YOU!!!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Don’t know that movie…will have to check it out.

Len Freeman: HI!!!

Rush: Great to have you with us tonight!!!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hey Len

Rush: How have you been?

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: HI Len!

mda19083: lee tong foo!

Godwinshelley2: It’s a great taste of the 1960s – I enjoy it alot

Rush: Golden Gate Bridge…

Len Freeman: Pretty good. thanks… nice to be with you

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Fine tuneage! Sweet & sour Seoul mujsic!

Rush: “Docks of San Francisco”

Mike n Rachel in DC: Dayton Chemical Company in SF…go figure

Godwinshelley2: How many Chan films start Dockside

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Great, boxing to start.

Rush: A couple…plus a Wong!

Rush: How did the National Anthym go, Mike?

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: The Oronoco was fueled by Conoco and owned by Rococo.

Mike n Rachel in DC: very successful, Rush. US Army chorus

Rush: And Baroque is the president of that company….

mda19083: is a tramp steamer anything like a tramp stamp?

Rush: And..yes, he IS just that!

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: You can’t steam off a trampstamp, we know that.

Mike n Rachel in DC: I hear he remade the company, Rush. A real Renaissance.

Rush: šŸ™‚

mda19083: thanks defectives

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Speaking of which, CONGRATULATIONS MnR!! Heard you came into a little money!!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Only near the stern, MDA. šŸ™‚

mda19083: perry white

mda19083: MnR šŸ™‚

Rush: Yes!

Mike n Rachel in DC: A little money…but a priceless souvenir

Rush: Boris karloff…

Godwinshelley2: Interesting Fireplace

Rush: And our old friend, Lee Tung Foo.

Mike n Rachel in DC: He could have just asked Clark Kent to help him out…

Rush: Yes, it is interesting!

Rush: Mike: šŸ™‚

Rush: Karloff is pretty convincing.

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: SAME YEAR as this film, Karloff did a LEGENDARY, MEDAL-WORTH job of OVERACTING for Arch Oboler: anybody ever hear “Cat Wife”, a Lights Out play? One of the greatest of all time, say we here.

Godwinshelley2: Is that a fancy fireplace screen – or maybe an insert inside

Len Freeman: A nice series

Rush: Yes.

Rush: A DECO design.

Godwinshelley2: Ugh – I must say “Cat Wife” is one of my least favorite radio ventures by Boris

Godwinshelley2: Yes Rush

mda19083: a mind is a terrible thing to lose

Rush: šŸ™‚

Mike n Rachel in DC: Bad guys are everywhere!

Rush: A taste of fog outside the door.

Rush: There’s tonight’s Monogram Fog.

Godwinshelley2: Yikes – did she just eat at a lobster restaurant?

Godwinshelley2: And forget to take off her bib?

Rush: šŸ™‚

Mike n Rachel in DC: Rachel spit out some of her drink when that dress appeared.

Rush: šŸ™‚

Rush: I can imagine!

Rush: Interesting “business attire.”

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: The cigarette is a master bit. I see Karloff as the Chou En-Lai of pre-Marflboro Country.

mda19083: the “sanity” claus

Len Freeman: a tontine…

Mike n Rachel in DC: It’s the new “meringue” look.

Rush: Note the European style cigarette “grip” bt Wong.

Rush: The fatal contract.

Len Freeman: last survivor gets it all\

Godwinshelley2: There ain’t no such thing as Santa Claus

Rush: Yes, Len!

johnr: Do people really smoke that way?

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Survbiving principals? Like Oscgood Conklin, Symour Skinner, and Principal Poop?

Godwinshelley2: It’s a Tantine?

mda19083: a nice long toke

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: john, that was before they fell into the crack.

Rush: I know it was something of a “continental” style, John.

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Yes, very elegant.

johnr: Looks awkward

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: NICE LAMP!!

Rush: I guess it was a bit awkward!

Len Freeman: someone usually gets killed about now…

Godwinshelley2: Why didn’t he go to a lawyer instead of grandstanding in the office

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Bill Gates does this every day.

Rush: šŸ™‚

Mike n Rachel in DC: Street speaking. Avenue on line one.

mda19083: i am having deja vu – or vuja de

Rush: Twitter meeting here…

johnr: Had to follow the script!

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Avenue is circling the drive, hoping for a cul-de-sac,

Godwinshelley2: A friend talked about seeing her Father’s office when she was quite little and it had tons of telephones! She found out later he was a bookie

Rush: AH!

Rush: “I want my Maypo.”

Mike n Rachel in DC: lol, GS. Then she saw her dad’s next office. It had lots of bars…

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Godwinshelley2: Hello Paul

Rush: yes, mike!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hi Paul!

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Dayton’s in Cincinnati.

Rush: Paul!


Len Freeman: mascot studio front gate had many uses

mda19083: maybe she is wearing the bib so she doesn’t dribble the formula

Matt1: <tin can>

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Celestial Cincinnati.

Matt1: Hello Paul!

PaulM: hi GS….hi gang. im back out in Mesa with mom for the rest of the year


mda19083: uh oh

Godwinshelley2: Nice – so you will get to enjoy the holidays with your Mom!!

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Best wishes to you both, Paul.

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: That’s a gold medal flower on Wong.

mda19083: no you don’t

PaulM: mom has recovered very well, but we still have to get her back to driving the car

Rush: Great to be able to be with your mom, Paul!

Godwinshelley2: Yes – mobility is so important for independance

Rush: You should have plenty of good weather in Mesa for driving, Paul.

PaulM: my sis beat cancer and will be coming for Thanksgiving.

Rush: Absolutely, GS!

Godwinshelley2: That will be so nice indeed Paul

hounder: yay paul!

Mike n Rachel in DC: What a wonderful holiday, Paul!

Rush: It’s greatt hat you are able to be with her!

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Paul, make sure she knows that CC is NOT to be emulated behind the wheel—and, says the Commonwealth of Virginia, not me either.

Len Freeman: so much for office managers

Godwinshelley2: So – Is Wongs hair a toupee or slicked down Karloff hair?

Rush: Yes, Angel!

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Our Rexall pharmacist!! Gota penny, y’all?\

Rush: Mr. Simpkins.

Mike n Rachel in DC: Heavy on the Mg

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: I have some potash.

Rush: The formula…

Godwinshelley2: Where is this lab? It’s not the police lab. Maybe a University?

mda19083: did he say pot ash or potash?

Rush: Potlatch.

Mike n Rachel in DC: Don’t inhale by mistake…

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: mda, we’re too buzzed to hear wordspaces.

mda19083: šŸ™‚

Rush: Interesting…

Godwinshelley2: Why do you even have to answer their stupid questions? This seems unprofessional

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: GS, there must be some higher plan.

mda19083: the spanish inquisition

Rush: Checking to see if he’s nuts.

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Unexpectedly, to be sure.

Mike n Rachel in DC: no one expects the spanish inquisition

mda19083: šŸ™‚

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Buncha jokahs.

Godwinshelley2: Then it should be medical professionals – not police

mda19083: me go for the low hanging fruit

mda19083: we

Rush: Yes.

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: The gun was a Colt.

Godwinshelley2: With that bib on the dress – I would expect white cuffs on that coat

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Rush: I would concur…

Rush: We settle for a pair of white gloves.

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Or the Wong hand.

mda19083: his other left

Rush: WB, Number One Son!

johnr: That dress is a bit much!

mda19083: tetragene?

Rush: Maybe!

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: mda: certainly seems possible!

johnr: Good stuff!

mda19083: I brought my aunty dote

Godwinshelley2: And the hat is a bit indescribable

Rush: MDA: šŸ™‚

Len Freeman: Grant Withers plays the buffoon cop wonderfully

Rush: Yes, Len!

mda19083: buffoon cop – is that an oxymoron

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Ask your doctor if Tetragene is right for you. Discontinue in event of oily stools, and get another doctor.

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: OBviously.

mda19083: šŸ™‚

Rush: Well, if someone’s breaking into my home at 3 AM…I will happily call any “bufoon”!

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Her tongue could cut bricks.

mda19083: are carnations back in style

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Certainly should be.

Rush: Never out of style?

mda19083: monkey business

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: They look like buffoons.

mda19083: the light bulb hasn’t gone on yet

Rush: “Where were you on October the 5th, 1935???”

Godwinshelley2: These days – it’s alot to ask folks to wear pants for Zoom meetings – let alone lapel flowers

Mike n Rachel in DC: The scrub woman did it!

Rush: True, GS!

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: She’s no fun, they’ll fall right over/.

Rush: Part of the “bubble” culture we are experiencing!

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Lawrence Welk was the apothegem of Bubble Culture.

Godwinshelley2: I’d love the hair-slick’m concession for this film

mda19083: dope it out is right

Rush: True, Angel…

Rush: Yes, MDA!

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: GS, there were many oily stools on the set after filming finished.

Mike n Rachel in DC: Had to be careful not to get too much glare from the lights on their hair

mda19083: anna one anna two …

Len Freeman: a poor man’s George Raft

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: And very careful when she’s not clever.

Rush: Yes, Mike!

Godwinshelley2: The hat bands must have been a mess from all the hair grease

Rush: Goose grease.

Mike n Rachel in DC: Isn’t cochina bark what they use to make tonic water?

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: A glass-globe menagerie.

Rush: Interesting “knob” hat.

mda19083: a dead body perhaps

Rush: Cochina bark!

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: WOOF!

Rush: šŸ™‚

Rush: Yes…the sound a cochina dog makes…

johnr: Isn’t that where quinine comes from?

Rush: Bavaria?

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Rush, our (Fpox & self) impersonations are cheered by audiences on either side of the Atlantic when wwe go to the other side.

Rush: “This is his explosives workshop…”

mda19083: he was born in a hospital .. he wanted to be close to his mother

Rush: šŸ™‚

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: JHe’s crazy as a hoot-loon!

Mike n Rachel in DC: erhu

johnr: urp!

mda19083: lee tong foo

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: A Kyoto koto, from House of Moto!

Rush: Wong’s parrot may set off the glass globe?

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: And become an ex-parrot, cheep.

Rush: “Note…globe does not appreciate my music…no reaction…”

Mike n Rachel in DC: That was some killer music

Godwinshelley2: Mike – is it just the pitch/tone of the note that breaks the glass – would it matter what actually makes the note?

hounder: ..

Rush: So, a skwauk sets it off!

Mike n Rachel in DC: No, GS. It’s just the frequency of the note…

Rush: The parrot nailed it!

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: He’s easily honored. A swell of easy virtue.

Godwinshelley2: Double fox stole

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Dop you think there’s room in it for all of us?

Rush: The “Countess.”

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: NO FRILLS.

Rush: Herr Baron.

Rush: (CLICK!)

Len Freeman: Wong is always the gentleman

Rush: Yes!

johnr: The baron has a really bubbling personality

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: KEE-RASH!

Rush: And Karloff plays the role perfectly, IMHO.

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: john: it IS the age of The bUBBLE.

Godwinshelley2: I’m biased – and I think he always does

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: CARL REINER?


Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Gentlemen, we have to protect our phony-baloney jobs!

Rush: Drat! Didn’t work…sorry!

mda19083: šŸ™‚


Godwinshelley2: There are three of his movies I would re-cast him in: The Black Cat – switch the Lugosi & Karloff roles – The Invisible Ray – again swap Lugosi and Karloff roles – and Black Friday – make Karloff the doctor.

Rush: Oh, well…

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: What a prevaricator.

mda19083: i didn”t get a harumph outa that guy


Godwinshelley2: MDA – a Brooks fan!!’

Rush: I liked “The Invisible Ray.”

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: mda: :-D :-D :-D

Rush: I felt so sorry for him in that one!

Rush: I first saw it as a kid.

Godwinshelley2: I do too but Lugosi seems so ill-suited to the sympathtic roll – like when he is holding that baby – at arms length

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: High anxiety in this one too!

Mike n Rachel in DC: The Invisible Ray is awesome!

mda19083: beat it – its the cops

Rush: That is so, GS…yes.

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Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Everybody in the 1930s needed brake work.

mda19083: buffoon and company

Rush: They still used wood in those days, Angel!

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Uh-oh.

Rush: I sense a POP coming!

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: I see a tin can soon!

Matt1: <tin can>

Number 1 Son: Have to leave early tonight. Great so far, will finish up later! Goodnight everyone!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Ah. The can.

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Mike n Rachel in DC: !See you #1

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Gnite, Number 1! You’re Number1 with us!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Have a great week

Number 1 Son: Thanks honorable group members!

mda19083: the doc or the milk man

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Ain’t got time to take a fast train.

Rush: See you next week, Number One!

Rush: Matt…?

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Just a bunch of Karl marks.

Rush: šŸ™‚

Rush: I hope that this works…

Matt1: Done :-)

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mda19083: the can!!!

Rush: It worked!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Nice lid, Rush. That’s a classy can.

johnr: What’s the story with the tin can?

Rush: What would the Good Humor Man know about corpses?

Rush: Ah…glad you asked!

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: So round,so firm, so fully packed with botulin.

Rush: Back in the day, we had a Chat Room that had sound effects available.

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: He seems bitter.

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Rush: There was no “bucket” sound, but there WAS a tincan sound!

johnr: I remember!

Rush: So…

Rush: we used that sound to signal someone dying in a chan film!

johnr: OK

Rush: When that Chat room went to Chat Room Heaven, we went to this present one.

Rush: No sound effects, sadly…so…Matt took to typing “Tin Can” at every death.

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Well,ain’t you THPETHIAL.

Mike n Rachel in DC: We are in Chat Room Purgatory…

Rush: I thought we could add a visual…a can image to the mix!

johnr: I see! Thanks

Rush: So, there you have it!

mda19083: ah … for the ol days

mda19083: old

Len Freeman: poor Carl…

Rush: We will be moving next year to a new address ( and we will need a new Chat Room. i hope that we can find one with sounds again!

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Wong has that hidden-hand, backgroundy style.

Matt1: That would be fun Rush

Rush: We shall see, Matt!

hounder: …

Mike n Rachel in DC: Dream chat room: One that has sounds and that can screen the evenings movie

mda19083: we’re goin from a .inf to a .org?

Rush: If anyone can track down a suitable Chat Room, that would be a GREAT help in the process! i am presently consumed with transferring as much content from this sit as possible over to the new one!

mda19083: .info

mda19083: we’re movin on up

Rush: WordPress offered a .org as part of the deal.

Godwinshelley2: lack of background music

Matt1: Offical!

Rush: I think we can keep the .info active, too.

Mike n Rachel in DC: Will prowl for chat room options.

Rush: If pay we must for the next Chat room, pay it will be.

Rush: That was the case with the old “parachat” room.

johnr: I’m in

Matt1: ditto!

Rush: It shouldn’t be too much.

Godwinshelley2: yes

Mike n Rachel in DC: What is mere money when we’re talking about a Chan chat, after all?

Rush: But…TYSM!

Rush: AH!

Rush: True, Mike!

Matt1: Throw in a “lost” Chan and it’s a win-win

Rush: Oh…YES!!

Rush: The best we can offer are the “lost” Chan film scrpts with illustrations.

Rush: Almost matching hats!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Her hat matches his hair.

hounder: sorry i’m not in much. mom is chatty tonight,

Godwinshelley2: are the scripts under copyright?

mda19083: šŸ™‚

Rush: Hounder…that’s fine! Mom comes first!

johnr: WOW to dine with a countess!

Rush: Yes.

Rush: So, does this story tonight seem a bit “familiar”?

hounder: she has so few chatty days now. not necessarily coherent, but chatty.

Len Freeman: Paying will be OK

Rush: TY, Len…

Rush: we shall see…

johnr: *I’m getting that way. God bless your mom!

Rush: Sort of looks like George Raft.

Godwinshelley2: There seem to be books that are reprints of films scripts – how do they deal with copyright

Rush: The Venetian blind shadows of monogram…

Rush: They may have worked a deal with Fox.

Godwinshelley2: These were Universal film scripts – Bride of Frankenstein, Mummy, Calistro (unproduced), etc

Mike n Rachel in DC: I suppose you could get a copyright license.

Rush: There are a few “homemade” books floating around that used the scripts at this site!

Rush: Not a cent of profit is being made by us.

Rush: That was never the point.

mda19083: pierce arrow?

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: We were toad away. We miss any suspicious characters?

Matt1: Just a “wealth” of knowledge

Rush: Hopefully….

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Lotta dark dark scenes in this one!

Rush: Yes!

Matt1: <tin can>

Rush: Nearly “film noir”

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Blackandwhitesploitation.

Rush: I think you are ahead of me, Matt!


Len Freeman: liar, liar pants on fire…

Rush: šŸ™‚

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: And crack the little glass globes.

Godwinshelley2: Magicimage produces these books for Gregory Mank – the universal scripts anyways


Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: More tea. And see.

mda19083: some date!

Rush: HM! it chooses not to work…sorry!

johnr: I love the cars in these old films! The new ones are all plastic and sissified!

Rush: “Imaging a tin can…”

Rush: John…I agree.

Mike n Rachel in DC: Yeah, but I hear that Packards had lousy bluetooth

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: We’re going to grease / and swin the English channel.

Rush: It was so nice when one could tell the make of a car by its look!

hounder: imagine a tin can ( in rod sterling’s voice) ounds like the beginining of a twilight zone show

Rush: Not much today!

johnr: I’m not even sure what that is

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Those, Rush, were the days.

Rush: Hounder: šŸ™‚

Mike n Rachel in DC: DO sit down…


johnr: And you could change your own plugs!

Rush: The parrot is at it!

Rush: Wong knows.

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: That guy oughta take a pill.

Rush: Compare these scenes to the Chan version!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Wong has a more commanding presence than Chan in this scene

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Speak for yourself.

Rush: A dove cooed…

Len Freeman: the smooth intellectual

Rush: Yes.

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: [MnR: we were addressing the impertinent bystander in the room, NOT YOUSE]

Rush: Chan had that line, also…

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Wong does the Dipsy Doodle.

Rush: Chan only had two minutes, I think….

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Now, THAT’S a RUSE!

Rush: True…

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: NOW they turn the dimer switch up.

Rush: OOPS!

Rush: The same tactic Chan used…

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: All this malarkey isn’t puttin’ anybody in JAIL! We gotta get that electric tyhingamajig back!

Rush: I would give the award to Karloff over Winters in this scene….

johnr: More deadly than a brussels-sprout fart!

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Karloff ruled all.

Rush: Yes, Angel.

Len Freeman: a superior actor

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: john, those Belgians always waffle.

Rush: šŸ™‚

johnr: He was a genius

johnr: Which was the Chan version?

Rush: Wong sets a trap here…

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: But it’s STILL possible he didn’t NOT kill himself, innit?

Mike n Rachel in DC: Would love to see this at the trial

Rush: AH!

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: We want a box o’ those glass globes over here. Holiday entertainments are coming.

Mike n Rachel in DC: LTF gets the last word. šŸ™‚

johnr: Was that the one with the remote controlled radio?

Rush: Good tree decorations!

mda19083: LTF is the best!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Just make sure there are no cops coming over, Rush.

Rush: The siren!

Rush: Right on cue.

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Lipton’s gonna have to put on a third shift!!

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: What a delightful entry!

Rush: Next week…

Rush: “The Shanghai Chest”

Matt1: <yee-haw>

mda19083: good stuff!

Mike n Rachel in DC: A favorite.

Rush: AND we now have an online version available!

Mike n Rachel in DC: <kids-yeah>

Rush: (Applause…)

mda19083: hip hip horay

Len Freeman: I knew it all the time….

Godwinshelley2: Have a safe week everyone – and enjoy your family Paul

Rush: I still have a moment left in my movie!

Godwinshelley2: Night all

Rush: Now it comes to an end..

Len Freeman: same here

Rush: Good night, GS!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Ah…maybe we had different versions?

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hounder: have a good week all. see you next week

Matt1: Good night everyone. I’m traveling next week, so I’m hoping you all have a very Happy Thanksgiving!

Rush: Happy Birthday to Mr. Karloff!

johnr: Delightful goodnite all!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Good night all; Happy Thanksgiving to anyone we don’t see next week.

Rush: Thank you sir for your connections with Chan !

mda19083: be well all until we meet again

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Rush, THIS VERY AFTERNOON i went to a local thrift store to preview my planned raid on its Big Sale tomorrow, and found TWO CC DVD’s, one the SHANGHAI CHEST! I’m going in early tomorrow to get a whole pile of stuff i noted (and HID!) at 50% off!!

Rush: Yes, Angel!

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Mike n Rachel in DC: Very wily, AF

Rush: Congratulations!

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Mike n Rachel in DC: One might say as sly as a fox, but…

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: Goodnight all! Watch the balls!!

Len Freeman: Good nite all… nice to be with you

Rush: Mike…please email your address to me so i can mail you your winner’s coin!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Have a great week everyone!

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives: MnR, don’t spend it all on candy!!

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Rush: Thank you ALL for a GREAT evening!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Rush, I emailed you an address for the coin. Thanks!

Rush: TYSM, Mike!

Mr.Fox+Angel,Defectives=) :lol: :-D :w00t: :-(

Rush: i will get it in the mail soon!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Thank YOU. And see y’all next week!

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Rush: See you next week, Mike and Rachel!

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Rush: Good night to you both!

Rush: Take care, Mike, Angel, and NT!20:27

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Rush: See you next week!

Rush: Have a happy and safe week in the meantime!

Rush: Good night!

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