Chat Archive 12/28/2020

The text of our Charlie Chan Family Chat for December 28, 2020

The Return of Charlie Chan

The Adventures of Smilin’ Jack (Chapter 13)

angel & docks

Godwinshelley2 has joined this room

Godwinshelley2: Helloooooo

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Godwinshelley3: Just checking on folks –

Godwinshelley3: The special feature is about 22 minutes long – so we will need to start it maybe around 7:40

Matt1 has joined this room

Matt1: Hello GS!

Godwinshelley3: Hello Matt

Godwinshelley3: Are you on-line for viewing today or will you need to leave early (and how is the dental work BTW)

Matt1: I’ll be leaving again….pain has been controlled, but either root canal or extraction tomorrow morning 🙁

Matt1: Thnx for asking though

Matt1: Made for a rough X-Mas

Godwinshelley3: Yikes – like the pandemic isn’t fun enough for you?

Matt1: 2020 strikes again

Godwinshelley3: So it’s a great time for food – but a bad time for chewing for you right now.

Matt1: Yes! I like the joke on the net…..If you thought 2020 was bad, just wait until 2020 turns 21 lol

Godwinshelley3: Wow – hadn’t heard that one yet

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Matt1: Hello Rush!

Godwinshelley3: Hello Rush

Godwinshelley3: We will be starting the extra in about 8 minutes

Matt1: How’s the painting going?

Rush2: Hello! We experienced snow!

Matt1: Ready here.

Godwinshelley3: Yes – well you are moving to a place that gets snow

Matt1: What was that “white” stuff?

Godwinshelley3: We had a dusting on Christmas Eve that lasted in spots for a day

Rush2: Oh yes! Supposed to be 5 to 8 inches tomorrow!

Godwinshelley3: Matt are you leaving before our feature?

Matt1: lol what a welcome!

Matt1: Probably, but will copy the chat for Rush

Godwinshelley3: So BUY your shovels and salt now to have in your new home.

Matt1: later

Rush2: I had to borrow a snow shovel to clear the driveway. I also learned about salt!

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Matt1: Too funny

Rush2: I bought one today.

hounder: hi matt gs and rush

Godwinshelley3: I lived in a townhouse and had neighbors on both sides without the proper snow stuff – one from Brazil and the other from Florida

Matt1: Hello Hounder!

Godwinshelley3: Hello Hounder

Godwinshelley3: It’s our Ross Martin evening today

Rush2: Yes!

hounder: ouch matt. sorry

Matt1: thnx!

Rush2: Good evening, Hounder!

Godwinshelley3: We used to leave our shovel outside our front door if the neighbors wanted to borrow them

Rush2: Kind of you, GS!

Godwinshelley3: I also shovelled them out the first winter – after that I expected them to do their own

Rush2: Our driveway slopes up to the street, so it was an adventure getting our car up it last evening!

Godwinshelley3: We will be starting the extra in 5 minutes

hounder: good policy gs

Godwinshelley3: Yikes – is your driveway heated?

Matt1: Need to buy a sled too Rush

Godwinshelley3: other wise salt – though salt is only good to a certain temperature

hounder: i bet rush. you’ll have to learn to drive in the snow and ice.

Rush2: No

Matt1: lol

Rush2: You are right, Hounder!!!

hounder: if you lived closer to nc i have a sled you could have.

Rush2: Midwest 101

hounder: might want to keep kitty litter in your car in case.

Godwinshelley3: And, if it’s going to be really freezing and you need to get out early, maybe leave one car at the bottom of the hill.

Rush2: I am currently at the back of the class!

Matt1: Good plan GS

Rush2: Tonight I BACKED the car into the garage.

Godwinshelley3: Yes and a candle, matches, and a coffee can – put candle in can light it and put it on the icy patch that keeps your tires spinning

Matt1: lol, sorry

Godwinshelley3: Well – winter has lots of fun new things to learn for you

hounder: might want to invest in an ice scraper/brush to keep in the car as well.

Godwinshelley3: 2 minutes to extra

Rush2: Indeed!

Matt1: You need to write a journal on this move

Rush2: Also, I extended our stay here for another week.

Godwinshelley3: And scape the WHOLE car – not just the window – the snow on roof & hood will blow back over the window as you drive

Godwinshelley3: 1 minte

Rush2: So, could you all host on the 4th?

Godwinshelley3: minute

Godwinshelley3: I can probably do that

Rush2: GS you will have to clue me in as you did last week, please!

Godwinshelley3: 10 sec

hounder: i hope everyone had a good christmas

Godwinshelley3: 5 sec

Godwinshelley3: go

Matt1: And you too!

Godwinshelley3: Smilin Jack – in the air

Godwinshelley3: Wow Sidney Tole & Keyte Luke

Rush2: It was unusual!

Godwinshelley3: Keye was on Perry Mason today

Rush2: I am watching the serial on Rachel’s phone!

Godwinshelley3: Rush did you have a tree?

Matt1: Hopefully an exciting one Rush

Godwinshelley3: And so extra action begins in ChungKing

Rush2: We brought a Charlie Brown little fake tree with us!

hounder: hopefully a satisfying one rush

hounder: good call rush.

Godwinshelley3: Jack walks and phone rings

Rush2: It was!

Godwinshelley3: Turhan Bey and compatriots calling

Rush2: We spent the day at some new friends of ours! Rachel will be going to school with their daughters!

Godwinshelley3: New phone call now.Now Turhan asking for report on Capt Martin

Rush2: They were calling station TBS?

Godwinshelley3: Jack is trying to overcome his troubles last week – he is asked to confess

Godwinshelley3: Then he walks across burning coals

Godwinshelley3: in his bare feet

Rush2: Concentrate……

Matt1: Hot foot

Rush2: Concentrate…..

Rush2: He’s innocent.

Godwinshelley3: A bad guy tried to shoot him but was stopped by a spear

Godwinshelley3: The high priest lets him go and takes the bad guys into custody

Rush2: I am watching , GS!

Godwinshelley3: Philip Ahn

Godwinshelley3: Yes – good – this close caption action is tiring

Rush2: Rachel’s phone has the serial going!

Godwinshelley3: So you have wifi in your new house

Rush2: I hope your Christmas was a good oneHounder, as well as for you GS and Matt!

Godwinshelley3: Ours was quiet = which is alright by me

hounder: a very quiet one rush. mom slept most of the day.

Godwinshelley3: This extra has lots of Chan actors!!

Rush2: Ah…will he spill the beans?

Rush2: Took too long!

Godwinshelley3: It ALWAYS takes too long

Rush2: Yes!

Godwinshelley3: Start with the name first!! Then explain after

Rush2: GS, are you on you phone tonight?

hounder: i like how you think gs

Godwinshelley3: I was then changed to laptop

Rush2: The Flying Tigers!

Matt1: Pop!

Godwinshelley3: Sydney

Godwinshelley3: Was this before Sydney Chan films?

Rush2: Yes!

Godwinshelley3: Nice

Godwinshelley3: It made it easier to sell Sydney to the studio as Asian character I bet

Rush2: This would have probably been filmed between “Castle in the Desert” and “”CCin the Secret Service.”

Godwinshelley3: Turhan was an interesing actor

Rush2: The buildings will be rubbish.

Rush2: Warn Ted Turner!

Godwinshelley3: Jack – she’s a bad guy!!!! Look out!!!

Rush2: He knew already.

hounder: she’sstill plotting

Godwinshelley3: He never had the chart

Godwinshelley3: Oh no – another bad guy

Rush2: Don’t tell everything!

Rush2: Too late!

Rush2: “Tongue hang man quicker than rope”

Godwinshelley3: Yes, Pop

Godwinshelley3: More flying footage with bombing

Rush2: Courtesy of Charlie Chan!

Godwinshelley3: caught in a bomb raid

Rush2: Yes!

Godwinshelley3: Apparently the bad guys are rubbish at tying up prisoners

Rush2: Looked like a practice range!

Godwinshelley3: Oh no – now they double cross each other – tough being a bad guy

Rush2: Victims!

Godwinshelley3: Turhan!! show

Godwinshelley3: shot

hounder: and she’s betrayed too.

Rush2: Sort of a triple cross!

Godwinshelley3: Turhan shoots back

Godwinshelley3: then dies

Rush2: Yes!

Godwinshelley3: and she got blown up

Rush2: Yep! It had her name on it!

Godwinshelley3: but the good guys – free from badly tied ropes – climbs out of the bombed building

Godwinshelley3: And Sydney has the chart that was causing all the trouble

Godwinshelley3: yikes – got thrown out for a moment

Matt1: I’m going to call it a night. I’ll send you the chat tomorrow Rush. Hope you all have a Happy New Year!

Godwinshelley3: united nations – united friends

Godwinshelley3: OK Matt – rest well

Matt1: Thnx

Rush2: Ending music.

Godwinshelley3: And the chart is burned – all that trouble up in smoke

Godwinshelley3: THE END

Rush2: Yes!

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Rush2: Good ending!

Godwinshelley3: And now it’s time to dig up the DVD of Return of Charlie Chan – or go to the link

Rush2: Next week the radio dramas start!

hounder: nite matt. get well

Godwinshelley3: Rush – I’m making small buttons for masks on magnets that say things like – speak up/hard of hearing, deaf on left/talk to right ear.

Rush2: Missed Matt’s depart…sorry.

Godwinshelley3: Would anyone in our group find one helpful to them?>

Godwinshelley3: I thought you might know.

hounder: good thought gs

Godwinshelley3: Yes, Matt has more dental fun tomorrow – so he is resting up tonight

hounder: thank you gs, but mom’s hearing is fine.

Godwinshelley3: I will cue up my dvd right now – brb

Rush2: Tysm, GS, but I don’t know what mine could say! Maybe “caution…fogged glasses.”

hounder: lol@rush

Godwinshelley3: I’m cued

Rush2: I think we can all identify with Matt!

Godwinshelley3: I know the glasses are a problem –

Godwinshelley3: My Mom is deaf on the left side – and the masks make it harder for her to hear – I guess she reads lips some

Rush2: Rachel and I are cued too!

Godwinshelley3: I wanted something that might help her

hounder: ready here

Godwinshelley3: Good – so you are here for the feature too

Godwinshelley3: Well we have 8 minutes yet

Godwinshelley3: so get your popcorn

Rush2: Yes, GS! That would really be good for your mother!

Godwinshelley3: I think the on-line link starts a few seconds in from my DVD copy – I start with an exterior shot of the ocean liner

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Godwinshelley3: Hello Paul

Godwinshelley3: We just cued up for the feature

Rush2: That’s something I never considered! There are MANY people who rely on lip reading!

Godwinshelley3: Do you have the DVD or are you doing the on-line link

Rush2: Hello, Paul!

Godwinshelley3: Yes – I think alot of people kind of read lips – and the masks helped them realize how bad their hearing has become

PaulM: good evening

hounder: hi paul

Rush2: Good evening, sir!

Rush2: I am away and on my phone tonight!

Godwinshelley3: We have 5 minutes

hounder: i’ve seen masks made with a clear plastic panel for people to be able toread lips

Godwinshelley3: Wow – but that relies on the other person being prepared

Rush2: GS and Hounder are driving tonight!

Godwinshelley3: So fasten your seatbelts – it’s going to be a bumpy ride

Godwinshelley3: 4 minutes

Rush2: Yes, Hounder! One of my students had one of those!

Godwinshelley3: 3 minutes

Rush2: I am letting Rachel know the time as she’s in charge of the movie on her phone!

Godwinshelley3: 2 minutes

Rush2: I got an email from one of our members from the past, Steve O! He’s going to try to join us sometime soon!

Godwinshelley3: 1 minute

Godwinshelley3: That would be great – is he on your email list?

hounder: great. hope he’s well. and speaking of past membrs, have you heard from va lately?

Rush2: I am not sure.

Godwinshelley3: 30 seconds

Godwinshelley3: 15 seconds

Godwinshelley3: 10 seconds]\]

Godwinshelley3: 5 seconds

Godwinshelley3: go

Rush2: Very good!

Godwinshelley3: Ship and card playing

Rush2: The first scene

Godwinshelley3: Leslie Nielsen – in a bad hat

Godwinshelley3: I guess this is the tease before the credits

Rush2: No, I have not heard from Virginia.

Rush2: When I get home I will try to call her.

hounder: i hope she’s well

Rush2: Last I heard, she was going to move to another residence.

Godwinshelley3: Well – you know what fun moving is, don’t you Rush

hounder: ah. hope it’s a better place for her.

Rush2: Yes!

Rush2: Me too.

hounder: unretire him

Godwinshelley3: Charlie Chan!!

Godwinshelley3: It’s like the music can’t make up it’s mind

Rush2: Commercial!!!

Godwinshelley3: I’m still running credits

Rush2: We are good again

Rush2: Credits

Godwinshelley3: I guess we could have the Chan family actors from this film at a festival if we ever had one

Godwinshelley3: Funny vehicle for Chan to be driving

Rush2: Rachel could tell there are commercials throughout

Rush2: Sorry

Rush2: Unique Chan hat here!

Rush2: Teaching deductions!

Rush2: Chan girls in pink.

Rush2: Time check…please

Godwinshelley3: Might have been the fashion that year

Godwinshelley3: 7:40

Godwinshelley3: 7:45

Rush2: Tysm.

Godwinshelley3: 8:00

Godwinshelley3: No Edwin??

Rush2: We may need those on occasion!

Godwinshelley3: OK

Godwinshelley3: Eisenhour on wall wall photo

Rush2: Seems a commercial hits every five minutes!

Godwinshelley3: 9:00

Rush2: Missed that, GS!

Godwinshelley3: above the fire place

Godwinshelley3: on the left

Godwinshelley3: 9:30

Rush2: Tysm, GS. Commercial in a minute

Godwinshelley3: 10

Godwinshelley3: 11

hounder: i’m not getting any commercials?

Rush2: Papa Chan

Godwinshelley3: sorry 10:30

Godwinshelley3: 11

Rush2: This recalls the family scene in “Cc at the Circus”!

Godwinshelley3: THE hat

Rush2: They convince him to take the case

Godwinshelley3: 12

Godwinshelley3: airport

Rush2: Tysm, GS

Rush2: Rachel is keeping us close!

Godwinshelley3: 13

Rush2: Commercial about every 7minutes.

Godwinshelley3: 14

Rush2: Fake beard

Godwinshelley3: 15

Rush2: Laundry teady

Rush2: Peter Chan

Godwinshelley3: 16

hounder: charlie still doesn’t like to be called pop

Godwinshelley3: 17

Rush2: Ty GS

Rush2: Yes Hounder!

Godwinshelley3: 18

Rush2: A beefeater doorman

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Godwinshelley3: Yikes – Paul left

Rush2: Then there were three…

Godwinshelley3: 19

Rush2: Ping pong

Godwinshelley3: 20

Godwinshelley3: VERY yellow turtleneck

Godwinshelley3: There is your white fur

Rush2: Yes!

Godwinshelley3: 21

Rush2: And Mrs. Hidrachi is rather strange.

Godwinshelley3: 22

Godwinshelley3: 23

Godwinshelley3: I like the mustache on Ross

Rush2: I agree!

Godwinshelley3: 24

Godwinshelley3: After all the comedies Leslie made, it’s harder to see him being serious and in makeup like this

Rush2: TY…western staying close,

Godwinshelley3: 25

Rush2: We are… not western!

Godwinshelley3: We are?

Godwinshelley3: Yes I see

Godwinshelley3: Autocorrect can be fun

Godwinshelley3: not much bubbles in that champagne

Rush2: That’s true about Leslie Nielsen!

Godwinshelley3: 26

Godwinshelley3: How many versions of Christmas Carol has everyone watched this year?

Rush2: He was obviously pretty versatile!

Godwinshelley3: 27

Godwinshelley3: Yes – I think the makeup makes me expect him to do something outlandish

Godwinshelley3: 28

Godwinshelley3: 29

Rush2: Dance routine

Godwinshelley3: 30

Rush2: Peter helps out

Godwinshelley3: So what color are you painting your house?

Godwinshelley3: Yellow and Gray are the “big” colors – not my cup of tea

Godwinshelley3: 31

Rush2: Ceilings “White Shadow”

Godwinshelley3: The music is all over the place in this film – starting with the opening credit

Godwinshelley3: That sounds nice

hounder: big colors frequently change

Rush2: Walls “MistyMica”

Godwinshelley3: 32

Godwinshelley3: MistyMica – is that a version of gray?

Rush2: Trim a little darker…

hounder: misty mica is like a creamiah or greyish?

Rush2: Doors a little more dark

Godwinshelley3: I used my typewriter this year for a letter at Christmas

Rush2: Yes it is a light warmish grey

Godwinshelley3: I remember those coats like Doreen is wearing – velvet with the frog closures – maxy length

Rush2: I like old typewriter!

Godwinshelley3: 34

Rush2: Yes, GS?

Godwinshelley3: That was a style of coat back then

Rush2: TY we are right on track!

hounder: i still have my selectric typewriter I got for high school graduation.

Godwinshelley3: maxy length was SOOOO much better in the winter than the mini-coats

Rush2: 🙂

Godwinshelley3: 35

hounder: oh isn’t that the truth gs.

Godwinshelley3: And we had to wear skirts in school – sometimes I would wear slacks underneath and change at school

Godwinshelley3: But no place to sit down by the lockers to sit for the change

Rush2: Whenever I hear Hidrachi’s name, I think of Hydrox cookies!

Godwinshelley3: Can’t keep a good Chan down!!

Godwinshelley3: 36

Rush2: Chan at the typewriter

hounder: i remember doing that as well gs. and carrying shoes to change out of snoe boots.

Rush2: Recalls a couple of films!

Godwinshelley3: 37

angel & docks has joined this room

Godwinshelley3: And discovering “fashionable” coats were rarely warm

Godwinshelley3: Hello Angel & Docks

angel & docks: This the Exhibit hall?

hounder: hi a&d

Rush2: I will be learning “snow tricks”!

Godwinshelley3: Smoking in the police station

angel & docks: “Docks” is sposed to be FOX.

hounder: up. that too gs.

Godwinshelley3: Ah – I see

angel & docks: Don’t the cops have a Boys’ Room?

Godwinshelley3: 38

PaulM has joined this room

Godwinshelley3: Hello Paul – welcome back

angel & docks: Have we started the last feature yet?

PaulM: sorry…my computer locked up on me

Godwinshelley3: Yes – 38:20

Rush2: Welcome, Angel &Docks!

hounder: thats a very large knot she’s usiing to dress up her hair

Godwinshelley3: 38:30

Godwinshelley3: 39

Godwinshelley3: So many people are smoking pipes in this film

Godwinshelley3: Angel we are about 40 minutes in – or will be in 30 seconds

Godwinshelley3: 40

Rush2: Exact!

Godwinshelley3: So Leslie is wearing brown contact lenses – I remember his eyes as blue

angel & docks: My TRT is 25:14 on the feature. This is “Exhibit In Wax”, New Adventures, yes??

Godwinshelley3: 41

Rush2: No

angel & docks: They made his blue eyes brown. Songwriter gonna be P.O.’d.

Godwinshelley3: NO – tonight is “Return of Charlie Chan” – the made for tv movie

angel & docks: OHHHHHHHHHH!

Rush2: “The Return of Chary Chan”

PaulM: with Ross Martin as CC

Godwinshelley3: I would HATE to be Chan’s cleaning woman – he sees everything

Rush2: Charlie

hounder: wb paul

Godwinshelley3: There is a link above to the Return film – though there are commercials inserted every 7 minutes

Godwinshelley3: 42

Rush2: The accursed auto-correct!

Godwinshelley3: 42:30

Godwinshelley3: hugh tie knot

Godwinshelley3: 43

angel & docks: I gotcha!! Thanks!

Godwinshelley3: Ties do seem to be a bit wide in this film

Godwinshelley3: 43:30

angel & docks: “Little more than a prostitute”. So what are YOU, a convenience-spy-store assistant manager?

Godwinshelley3: 44

angel & docks: I need a lover to answer my door.

angel & docks: One who won’t blow my cover.

angel & docks: Happiness is a warm [blank].

Godwinshelley3: The nozzel he saw was loose earlier

Godwinshelley3: Yes – the title – before Return

Godwinshelley3: 45

angel & docks: THIS Chan is a SHOWOFF. Anybody think if they’d made a series outta this, we’d develop affection?

Godwinshelley3: 46

angel & docks: I’d like to see Mr. Pitt (Elaine’s boss from Seinfeld) in this role.

Godwinshelley3: I do like Ross Martin in most things he does – though he is too believable as a bad guy

Rush2: We blame the director!

angel & docks: Rush2: Always. ALWAYS.

Godwinshelley3: 47

Rush2: I think this could have made a good hour-long TV series.

angel & docks: NEVER assume! Ain’t you watched any movies, boy?

Godwinshelley3: 48

Rush2: Maybe filmed on location in fifferent places.

angel & docks: What the heck is a hectare?

Godwinshelley3: Why the tan shirt and brown tie with the gray suit?

angel & docks: An Accursed Shirt. Is that anything like a Puffy Shirt?

Godwinshelley3: Isn’t that a coin from Greece or Mediterranean

Rush2: Not sure, but I have heard that term, Angel!

Godwinshelley3: 49

Rush2: I thought it related to the area measurement of land?

Godwinshelley3: No hectare is a unite of measure

hounder: hectare is kinda a metric acre

Godwinshelley3: you are right Rush

Godwinshelley3: 50

angel & docks: Hectare is actually a unit of area measure, something metric if i recall. But in my thousand attempts, i have never been able to remember How Much Is A Hectare even 30 seconds after i’ve been told & told again.

angel & docks: CLICK!

hounder: me either angel.

angel & docks: This might be the time to start.

Godwinshelley3: 51

Rush2: Exactly.

angel & docks: hounder: Let’s forget hectares again. If this guy makes you an offer, tell him it’s already sold. Then call me so i give him the same story.

Godwinshelley3: So why do they go out of their way to Get Chan to do this, then complain about him

hounder: works angel

Rush2: That drink will help.

Godwinshelley3: 52

angel & docks: hounder: i’ll meet you at the bank. I’ll be wearing a blue herringbone. Caught a blue herring over the weekend.

Rush2: Complicated storyline, GS!

Godwinshelley3: 53

Godwinshelley3: I know – I don’t recall that much from my last viewing

Rush2: Every year, I understand it a little more!

angel & docks: I would never hang all those small square artworks thusly.

angel & docks: I don’t have to give him NOTHING. He’s no-count.

Godwinshelley3: 54

Rush2: Interests camera work there.

hounder: ouch agel

angel & docks: Anybody think her tendrils get in her mouth when she’s eating soup, or saucy pastas?

Rush2: Longer shot getting ever closer on Mrs. Hidrachi.

Godwinshelley3: This film always gives me claustrophobia – the filming seems so “tight”

Godwinshelley3: 55

Rush2: I know what you mean!

Godwinshelley3: She was a model – they don’t eat

angel & docks: Yes. WAY too tight.

Rush2: I think it may be that few if any sets were used!

angel & docks: I’m imagining Omar Sharif in EVERY role here.

Rush2: Actual rooms and locations.

Godwinshelley3: 56

Godwinshelley3: Rush – does Rachel knit or crochet?

angel & docks: Chan has identified them: they’re fingerprints.

Rush2: We really see and hear that when we have the scene at police headquarters.

angel & docks: Your vehicle warranty is expired, Mr. Chan!

Godwinshelley3: Ha!

Godwinshelley3: 57

hounder: lol@angel

angel & docks: hounder, i’m always out here pitchin’!!

Rush2: No, Rachel says, but her aunt does!

angel & docks: I have a Korean Accent.

angel & docks: A four-door, no AC.

Godwinshelley3: With the winters there – a good time to learn to make fingerless mittens and hats

hounder: you have a wonderfully off the wall humor.

angel & docks: AH.

Godwinshelley3: 58

angel & docks: He has to turn in his nose to Wardrobe.

Godwinshelley3: Are the commercials still dropping into your film

Rush2: It looks like the commercials have stopped!

angel & docks: No commercials here except the PLETHORA of irritating current ads YouTube stuffs on everything.

Godwinshelley3: 59

Godwinshelley3: Thats good

Rush2: Thank goodness!

angel & docks: Gilt.

angel & docks: He has an edge.

angel & docks: And securities.

angel & docks: Gilt-edged.

Rush2: Tysm for getting us through them GS!

angel & docks: You know a piano is gonna drop on his head.

Godwinshelley3: 1 hour – hard to stop now

Rush2: Gilt vs. guilt

angel & docks: Gilt guilt is the worst.

Godwinshelley3: The Chan girls don’t seem to do too much – and the non-Chan women are just annoying

Rush2: Rock out ‘70s style!

angel & docks: I WANT THIS RECORD!!

Rush2: And there is no Mrs. Chan

angel & docks: Torino? I thought we’d go in my Accent. A Gran Torino? Or the base model?

Godwinshelley3: He has been retired for 10 years when this starts – wonder when Mrs. Chan passed

angel & docks: Mine is fur-colored, with olive trim. Real olives, from Olivia.

Rush2: Or a Dodge Dart

angel & docks: MRS. CHAN PASSED? I hadn’t seen the papers!!

Godwinshelley3: It’s supposition

angel & docks: Dodge Darts were dodged art.

Rush2: We can only guess, GS

Godwinshelley3: Interesting outfit on Chan

angel & docks: They can take their suppositions & shove ’em up—well, just shove ’em up.

Rush2: We see that this Charlie Chan is multilingual.

angel & docks: I’ll have NO curtains in my stateroom.

Godwinshelley3: SShe was waiting for that

Rush2: Very dark.

angel & docks: Are the Hydrachis heavily invested in Hydrox?

Rush2: A longer aphorism there.

Godwinshelley3: the molasses one?

angel & docks: YO, HANSON!

angel & docks: I always get stuck on molasses.

angel & docks: Imagine having a prior yacht. Now THAT’S culture.

Rush2: “What happened in August 1963?

angel & docks: That mine is MINE!

angel & docks: Rush: I thought he said 1953.

Rush2: Yes, Angel.

Rush2: I heard 1963. I was thinking of President Kennedy.

Godwinshelley3: Arthur Ashe won the Davis tennis cup in august 1963 – first African american player

angel & docks: So which is it? We set the Wayback for ’53 & browse forward, or ’63 & window-shop back? Is there a Food Court?

Rush2: Four months before assassination.

Rush2: No food courts in 1963

angel & docks: GS3: I’ll bet the Davises were hard put to pour their punch after giving their big cup to A.A.

Godwinshelley3: “Louie, Louie” was released that month

Rush2: Ah!

angel & docks: If you have glaucoma & pull the wrong thing off a shelf, you could end up in a glue coma, could you not?

Godwinshelley3: Had our 1st Black graduate from Univ of Miss in Aug of 1963

Rush2: Yes?

angel & docks: Once “Louie Louie” was released they could never bottle him back, not even with A.A.

Godwinshelley3: Beatles released “She Loves You” in UK

Godwinshelley3: Big March on Washington by Martin Luther King Jr

Rush2: Good memory or work, GS!

Godwinshelley3: And they installed the FIRST hotline communication link between DC & Moscow

Rush2: Dripping water sound!

Godwinshelley3: Again – the music is just awful on this film

Rush2: Very ‘70d TVmovie music!

angel & docks: GS: VERY good! If Chan here had been on his toes & on a Convair 990, he might have flown to England, got the Beatles, hooked everybody up with JFK for a concert in late November—the limo in Dallas woulda been passengerless. Or maybe Chan coulda got Lyndon a ticket to ride.

Godwinshelley3: Like the music from the Nightstalker (Kolchak) made for TV movies

Rush2: ‘70s

angel & docks: Wkaey wakey!

Rush2: Yes!!!

Godwinshelley3: Oh no – and he had invited that man to his house too!!

Rush2: Yes!

angel & docks: I do believe he’s crossed the Plimsoll line. The bounder!

angel & docks: HYDROXY to you.

Rush2: Chan is “painted” into a corner…

angel & docks: Rush: Bet he makes that van go.

Rush2: And paints his way out!

angel & docks: At “least”?

angel & docks: Rush: All characters will have to squeeze into the Tube at Picadilly.

Godwinshelley3: Do you think the traffic noise in the background is actual

angel & docks: That’s HYDROXY.

Rush2: Can we tell where the TV commercials were to be placed?

angel & docks: Traffic WERE playing in London those days.

Godwinshelley3: yes – obvious were the breaks fell

Rush2: Note the sound reflects how this was shot in a room?

angel & docks: Chan is gonna wrap that enigma in a mystery.

Rush2: Mentioned this earlier.

Rush2: Yes, Angel.

Godwinshelley3: Yes – location shooting

Rush2: Hence the tight shots.

angel & docks: I have a teacozy looks like her hat.

angel & docks: HYDROXY!

angel & docks: My baby wrote me a letter.

Godwinshelley3: Ross has the ring like the other Chans

Rush2: The Boxtops.

angel & docks: Gimme a ticket for an aeroplane. Ain’t got time to take a fat train.

Rush2: You are right, GS!

Rush2: A fat, FAST train!

angel & docks: The Manchester Guardian? Incriminating article? Why, they run nothing but! We can get tomorrow’s edition tonight—they deliver by fat train.

angel & docks: By FAST fat train!!

Rush2: Flsshbacks

angel & docks: I always whack people thusly.

Rush2: Flash

angel & docks: THAT’S HYDROXY! Gimme my Guardian.

angel & docks: PEEK, Charlie! You have PIQUED us all!!

angel & docks: Only WE would know what a “typewriter” is, or what “stencil” was.

Rush2: Set at “stencil “.

hounder: sorry to be in and out. Mom’s having a jack in the box night.

Godwinshelley3: Sorry to hear that Hounder

Rush2: That’s okay, Hounder!

angel & docks: hounder, we’re glad to have you to extent possible. You must think outside the box, to get Ma in.

Rush2: John Sebastian…

angel & docks: JOHN SEBASTIAN? And the Cocaine Spoonful?

angel & docks: I want to pose as a victim sometime.

hounder: today she keeps thinking i sold the house and we’re moving.

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Godwinshelley3: Oh that’s hard

angel & docks: HU was that masked man!! HU, HU i tell you!!

Godwinshelley3: Ah – the capes were so fashionable then too

angel & docks: And the Lovin’ Spoonful? With Hydrox?

Rush2: I am sure it is hard to reassure her, Hounder.

Rush2: Maybe you can tell her that nothing can be sold without her signature.

hounder: i can reassure her, but she forgets 5 minutes later so it’s a constant thing.

Rush2: Yes.

angel & docks: Moose and sqvirrel.

Godwinshelley3: My mother-in-law had memory issues too

angel & docks: He looks like Rip Torn.

Godwinshelley3: Can you distract your Mom with something else – a favorite movie or record?

Rush2: Good idea!

angel & docks: Perry Mason. Definitely Perry.

Rush2: Her favorite music!

hounder: i try but she won’t stay distracted. lol

Rush2: The tea cozy again!

hounder: we do the music and her favorite old tv shows

Godwinshelley3: Maybe a birthday party for someone?

angel & docks: She’s attached to that hat. They have a cozy relationship.

Rush2: I am thinking that brings her comfort

Rush2: Yes, Angel! Warms her thinking!

angel & docks: He could be describing anybody.

Rush2: True!

Rush2: Family secrets.

angel & docks: Well, THIS is a fine mess you’ve gotten us into.

angel & docks: Now comes the schmaltz.

Rush2: We heard a motorcycle outside the office.

angel & docks: NEVAH!!

Rush2: Another relic of on/site shooting!

angel & docks: Off to the Cuckoo House!!

Rush2: My question is, who pays Chan for this case?

angel & docks: Let’s just not have the son moon us.

Rush2: I guess Hirachi would.

Godwinshelley3: Yes – though he doesn’t have to pay for a room or transportation until the very end

Rush2: No chance, Angel…

Godwinshelley3: Ha! Got the KID to tip instead of poor Charlie

Rush2: Next case…

angel & docks: Ah,$$$$$$$$$$$$$.

Godwinshelley3: His POSE for the part

angel & docks: Mmmmmmmm. Ah so.

Rush2: Freeze till next case.

hounder: nite all. and have a safe and happy New Year

Godwinshelley3: Yikes the ending music is awful too

angel & docks: MAGNICERENT!! Happy NEW YEAR to all! Friday is January 1, 1943 in my house, if anyone wants to join me!!

Rush2: You as well! Tysm, GS and Hounder!

angel & docks: See you stall-warts in whatever year you may be, next Mon.!!! Gnite!!!

Godwinshelley3: Well – the end of the year –

Rush2: Can you help out next week?

Godwinshelley3: I guess I won’t hang with any of you until all the way into NEXT year

Rush2: I will still be out of town!

Godwinshelley3: So next week, everyone

hounder: May 2021 be a site better than 2020. i think i’ll actually stay upthis year to make sure 2020 leaves

Godwinshelley3: I will be here, Rush – no problem

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Godwinshelley3: Good idea Hounder

Rush2: Next week: “Behind That Curtain”

Godwinshelley3: BORIS

Godwinshelley3: and that horrible song

Godwinshelley3: Pundi -pundi pundi pundi naba la no to vah

Rush2: May the New Year bring you both well/deserved happiness.

Godwinshelley3: Yes indeed

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Rush2: Take care…good night…

Godwinshelley3: Don’t count 2020 out until we are actually IN 2021 – it’s been a sneaky year

Godwinshelley3: night all

Rush2: And 2021 carries no guarantees…

Godwinshelley3: And do drive carefully when you do finally drive home

Godwinshelley3: yes I know – but it just HAS to be better – even if only by a little bit

Rush2: Tysm…Weill!

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Rush2: Three legs rather than two!

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