The text of our Charlie Chan Family Chat for February 21, 2022
Charlie Chan in Shanghai
angel noodle w/peking fox
Mike n Rachel in DC
Mrs Phil & Phil
Matt1 has joined this room
Rush has joined this room
Rush: Good evening, Matt!
Rush: Welcome back!
Matt1: Hello Rush!
Rush: How was your week?
Matt1: Very relaxing….Missed being at sea….Ship was only 38% capacity, so VERY nice
Rush: I was just watching a movie on TCM with Victoe Sen Yung in it.
Rush: “Woman on the Run.”
Rush: Sounds like you had the boat to yourselves!
Matt1: Worth adding it to a watch list?
Matt1: We actually enjoyed it so much we booked a two week cruise for next year
Rush: It looks good. A noir film from 1950, set in San Francisco with lots of great location shots.
Rush: I am recording the rest to see later.
Rush: WOW! Nice, Matt!
Matt1: Was Victor a lead?
Rush: Where did this cruise go?
Rush: Not a lead.
Rush: Plays a dance studio owner.
Matt1: Caribbean….Private Island in Bahamas and Och Rios, Bahama’s, Jamacia and Cozumel
Rush: Beautiful part of the world!
Matt1: It was much needed after COVID
Rush: Someday we may try a cruise.
Matt1: I was going to log in last week, but lost track of time. Egypt is one of my favorites
Rush: That would’ve been fun!
Rush: To have Matt at Sea join in!
Matt1: Get ready for this….We’re seriously considering a retirement cruise in Jan 2025….111 Days!
Rush: What a cruise THAT would be! Around the world?
Matt1: I think we’re doing it.
Matt1: Yes, around the world
Mike n Rachel in DC has joined this room
Rush: Mike and Rachel!
Matt1: Hello M & R!
Mike n Rachel in DC: Retirement? Cruise?
Mike n Rachel in DC: Hello gentlemen!
Rush: Hello, Sir!
Rush: How was your week?
Rush: (plural, of course!)
Mike n Rachel in DC: It was good. We spent most of the week at a conference…it was good.
Rush: In your area?
Mike n Rachel in DC: Yes, Baltimore. It was the Eastern division of the College Band Directors Nat’l Association (I’m the national VP)
Matt1: Inner Harbor?
Rush: Really! NICE!
Mike n Rachel in DC: Some of my former students presented papers and one of the bands from my school played
Mike n Rachel in DC: It was at Peabody (conservatory)
Rush: I have heard of it.
Rush: Very good!
Mike n Rachel in DC: Rachel went to school there, so it was old home week for her!
Mike n Rachel in DC: It’s one of the big conservatories in the US
Matt1: Very nice
Mike n Rachel in DC: Now Mike has a big conducting workshop and concert at school this week and Rach is back to work. 🙂
Mike n Rachel in DC: This is a hectic time. But an evening of Chan is the perfect way to get a little happy time. 🙂
Rush: I would agree!
Rush: Good one tonight!
Rush: “Charlie Chan in Shanghai.”
Mike n Rachel in DC: One of my favorites
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Mike n Rachel in DC: But I agree, Matt, Egypt is a beauty.
Mike n Rachel in DC: Hi MDA
Matt1: Hello MDA!
mda19083: greetings all
Rush: The more I think about it, this is probably Charlie Chan heading back to Honolulu from Egypt vis Shanghai.
Rush: Greeting to YOU, MDA!
Mike n Rachel in DC: Rush, have you ever run across “The annotated Sherlock Holmes” books?
mda19083: hope everyone is well this evening
Rush: Yes, Mike.
Mike n Rachel in DC: I love the idea of doing that with the Chans…your website is almost that, in fact.
Mike n Rachel in DC: Was that the inspiration?
Rush: Lou and I have mentioned that in the past.
Rush: It would be great if one could come out in 2025 somehow for the 100th anniversary.
Mike n Rachel in DC: I’ve loved those books for decades. Yes, it would be so great to have a little “guidebook” to follow along with the films.
Rush: The biggers stories, being set in actual locales, would offer much material for annotation!
Rush: And the films to…yes!
Mike n Rachel in DC: Exactly. Hey, Matt. Are you taking Dr. Sudemann’s world tour?
mda19083: an annoted chan would be great – i have a collection of “annotated” books – Sherlock Holmes – Frankenstein – Dracula
Matt1: No, Via Princess Cruises Ft Lauderdale….Saves airfare
Rush: You are located perfectly for those cruises, Matt!
mda19083: also annotated Christmas Carol by Dickens – the annotated editions really put things in perspective
Matt1: 3.5 hour drive, so not too bad
Rush: I have an annoteted “Casey at the Bat.”
Rush: Typos flowing from my fingertips already!
mda19083: attended a Sherlock Holmes Zoom event yesterday – and put in a good word for the Chan Chat Room
Rush: TYSM, MDA!
Matt1: Thats awesome
Mike n Rachel in DC: What kind of Holmes zoom?
mda19083: no one was aware of it
mda19083: Legion of Zoom out of Texas
Rush: Louise mentioned the possibility of us doing a CC zoom sometime.
Rush: She has an account that would allow for a lengthy session.
Matt1: I think that would be cool
mda19083: 4 speakers ran about 2 hours – much fun
Rush: She said that we could share the film of the night via zoom.
Rush: Who knows?
Mike n Rachel in DC: So do I. (Chan Zoom). My university account would work, too, I think.
Rush: This could lead to something.
mda19083: the technology makes it all possible
Matt1: I’d have to shower
Mike n Rachel in DC: Right…share screen the film and type in the chat. (Camera off, Matt). LOL
Matt1: Talk about being on your best behavior!
mda19083: M n R – I used the camera off option – no need to even comb my hair
Matt1: I’d bring a tin can though!
mda19083: Matt 🙂
Rush: Maybe we could have an actual bucket!
Mike n Rachel in DC: Exactly, MDA. Now when one is teACHING on Zoom…gotta look good at least from the waist up.
Matt1: Rush has got to have a Gong?
Rush: I would think that Mike and/or Rachel might have access to one!
Matt1: Heck, we can bring our own sound effects!
Matt1: The possibilities
Mike n Rachel in DC: We could have several, Rush. Chinese, Balinese…
Mike n Rachel in DC: gong, tam-tam…
Mike n Rachel in DC: Wuhan, Sabian, Ludwig
mda19083: sounds like fun
Rush: Sounding good, matt!
Rush: I mean…MIKE…
Mike n Rachel in DC: brb…bread in oven… 🙂
Rush: regarding the gong(s)!
Rush: 19 minutes…
Rush: We could also share impromptu “extras” via zoom.
Mike n Rachel in DC: Rach and I could do a session on gongs some evening…hehe
Rush: If anyone has anything to share, that could be done.
Louise has joined this room
Louise: Hi Chan Clan!
Rush: M/R…sounds good!
Rush: Good evening!
Mike n Rachel in DC: Right, Rush. We could type in the chat, but could also talk.
Mike n Rachel in DC: Hey Louise!
mda19083: hello louise
Rush: How are you tonightZ?
Matt1: Hello Louise!
Louise: I see you are all talking about a possible Zoom session
Rush: WEe were just talking about possible zoom chats.
Rush: I expressed your idea.
Louise: Crazy week here. Sorry I couldn’t get to the website, Rush. Later this week, I think.
Rush: Sounds fine, Louise!
Rush: I figured you were busy!
Louise: I doo Zoom sessions every week, often with one of our art interest groups. People have gotten used to it.
Mike n Rachel in DC: And Rush, Zoom chats are recordable. There could be archives made easily!
angel noodle w/peking fox has joined this room
Louise: And they have gotten used to me telling the: could you please turn your phone sideways!
Rush: Didn’t know that that would be possible, Mike!
Matt1: Hello A & F!
Rush: Angel…and FOX!
Louise: Yes, the host can record them.
angel noodle w/peking fox: M & R: Archives featuring FOX? Ready for closups, Mister DeMille!!
angel noodle w/peking fox: HI EVERYBODY!!
Rush: 14 minutes…
Mike n Rachel in DC: Hello ANPF!
Mike n Rachel in DC: Hope Peking Fox isn’t the same as Peking Duck…
Rush: For possible zoom chats, i could use my work laptop for now.
angel noodle w/peking fox: Louise, if there was a Rosemary Woods Chan, could she erase the recordings?
Louise: Just to keep tpa Chan them, I am drinking Sarsaparilla tea. Always have to look at the label to spell it correctly.
Rush: My present screen has no camera built-in.
angel noodle w/peking fox: LOOK FOR THE UNION LABEL
Louise: Yiles, I got the tea correct and typoed all the rest!
Louise: Ah, Rush, trhat makes it harder
Mike n Rachel in DC: Camera not necessary for Zoom, Rush. Nice, but not necessary
Rush: Yes, I have done zoom that way at times.
Rush: Makes one feel “incognito” to a degree!
Louise: related to nothing here, I am researching the theft of morning dew by Polish witches. That sounds like a joke but they killed then for doing it!!!
Rush: 11 minutes…
Mike n Rachel in DC: What century Louise?
Rush: I have never heard of that, Louise!
Louise: 17th to 18th centuries
Rush: I had to read it twice to make sure I was getting it!
Rush: Was the “theft” that the dew didn’t happen?
Louise: I know, Rush. Sounds weird, right?
Mike n Rachel in DC: Was this a “burning at the stake” kind of offense?
Louise: So now I have gone down the rabbit hole of devices for dew collection and it is actually a thing
Rush: 9 minutes…
Louise: Yes, M&R
mda19083: truth is stranger than fiction
Godwinshelley2 has joined this room
Mike n Rachel in DC: Devices for dew collection?
Matt1: Hello GS!
Godwinshelley2: Hello all
Rush: Good evening, and WELCOME!
Godwinshelley2: Isn’t today James Hong’s birthday
mda19083: hello angel/fox
Louise: M&M: don’t ask any more or you will spend hours on it!
mda19083: greetings gs
Mike n Rachel in DC: Hey GS. MnR spent the weekend at Peabody at a conference. Thought of you!
Dona has joined this room
Louise: M&R, sorry
Matt1: Hello Dona!
Godwinshelley2: Ah – how nice
Dona: Hello Everyone!!!
Godwinshelley2: I guess they have done renovation since I worked there last
mda19083: hello dona
Rich Maine has joined this room
Godwinshelley2: Were you at a concert?
Mike n Rachel in DC: Louise: Ha. It’s oddly intriguing.
Matt1: Hello Rich!
Dona: Hello Rich
Rush: WELCOME, Rich!
Rich Maine: Evening all!
mda19083: greetings rich
Mike n Rachel in DC: Several concerts and presentations…conducting conference…
Rush: 7 minutes…
Louise: Dew harvesting…water in a desert…I warned you
Rich Maine: Rush, I am gonna need a serious BB fix soon! Maybe next week?
Godwinshelley2: I used to work by Leakin Hall
Rush: You did.
Rush: Did it?
Mike n Rachel in DC: We were in the (old) conservatory building
Rush: 5 minutes to go….
Mrs Phil & Phil has joined this room
Matt1: Hello m/m Phil!
Mrs Phil & Phil: Aloha Chan friends!
mda19083: hello Phils
Mike n Rachel in DC: Aloha Phils!
Mrs Phil & Phil: Matt it’s good to see you back
Rush: ALOHA….Mrs and Mr Phil!
Mrs Phil & Phil: Hi MDA and Rush
mda19083: we saved seats for you
Rush: 4 minutes…
Rush: Please pause at the OPENING TITLE…
Rush: “Charlie Chan in Shanghai”
Mike n Rachel in DC: Duly paused
Rush: 3 minutes…
Godwinshelley2: Yes Leakin Hall in on the ground floor – not sure if it is what you consider the Conservatory building.
angel noodle w/peking fox: PAWS that REFRESHES: Fox!
Godwinshelley2: I’m cued
Dona: HI again. Sorry my cd player was giving me fits. I think it will work now.
Dona: I mean dvd
Mike n Rachel in DC: We were in the building with Friedberg Hall
Godwinshelley2: I think that was the other building then
angel noodle w/peking fox: CLIPPERCRAFT CLOTHES guarantee a PERFECT FIT!
Rush: 2 minutes…
Godwinshelley2: I must have been in the Prep building – though we were Conservatory Admissions
Dona: ready to go here
angel noodle w/peking fox: A WHOLE SUIT—or maybe that’s “HOLE”, $40!!
hounder has joined this room
Godwinshelley2: It’s been a couple decades since then
Matt1: Hello Hounder!
Mike n Rachel in DC: Rach sez…yes, GS. She knows right where admisisons was…
mda19083: hello hounder
Rush: 60 seconds to go!
Mike n Rachel in DC: Hey Hounder!
Dona: HI M&M Phil and HOunder
Mike n Rachel in DC: Hey Dona…good to see you
Rush: OPENING TITLE…
Rush: 45 seconds…
Rush: 40 seconds…
Dona: Good to see you too MnR
Rush: 30 seconds…
Mrs Phil & Phil: Hi Dona and Hounder!
Mike n Rachel in DC: *dons coolie hat*
angel noodle w/peking fox: On edges of our collective seats. *rattling programs*
Mike n Rachel in DC: *coughs*
angel noodle w/peking fox: Hey M&R, COOLIE HATS!!
angel noodle w/peking fox: *shhhh!*
Mrs Phil & Phil: Gone Baby!
Louise: Stop rattling those programs and unwrapping candy. Sheesh!
Rush: TYSM, Matt….
angel noodle w/peking fox: Fox always howls for the Fox Monument at the credits.
Mrs Phil & Phil: Key Luke gets billing pretty far down the list of players
Mike n Rachel in DC: Music upgrade for this one
Godwinshelley2: Yes under Russel Hicks
angel noodle w/peking fox: TINLING SHEESH, associate program rattler!
Rush: Yes, M?R.
Godwinshelley2: Do we get the Ming Toy song?
Rich Maine: At sea
angel noodle w/peking fox: Film Editor Nick DiMaggio. Free coffee?
Rush: Leap frog.
Matt1: Such a wonderful scene
angel noodle w/peking fox: No helmets?
hounder: hi everyone
Mike n Rachel in DC: Ming Lo Fu, anyone?
Rush: Angel…he’s the one who could not hit a fastball!
Rush: “Princess Ming Lo FU”
Rush: In-reference here….
angel noodle w/peking fox: Expecting Marx Brothers to come careeining through this shippy promenade
angel noodle w/peking fox: FU too!
Rich Maine: Greatest hits of CC
angel noodle w/peking fox: His heart was—uh-oh.
Rich Maine: On 8 track now!
Rush: “Mighty Emperor Fu Manchu…”
Louise: Was this the only time Chan sang?
angel noodle w/peking fox: Her lowly bed!! Those are really comfortable!
Dona: Clap Clap
Rush: Reference to Oland’s villianous role.
Godwinshelley2: Sax Rohmer – Fu Manchu?
angel noodle w/peking fox: Steeleye Span shoulda done this tune.
Mike n Rachel in DC: This will go Platinum! Instant classic!
Godwinshelley2: New Ring
angel noodle w/peking fox: REVERSE PICKPOCKET!
Mike n Rachel in DC: In ‘orkstow Grange there lives an’ ol’ miser, AF
Louise: nice handwriting
Rich Maine: Very neat
hounder: lots of neat backgroun shots in this one
Rush: How’s your mother today, Hounder?
Rush: “Oil For The Lamps of China”
Rich Maine: What firm?
Rush: A film Keye Luke had just finished making.
hounder: better today. we played hard in the universe yesterday
Rush: “Oil for the Lamps of China”
Rush: Understood, Hounder.
Dave has joined this room
Louise: funny that is a film reference
Rush: “Better today” is welcome to hear.
Mike n Rachel in DC: I’ve seen that film…not great but fun in a way
Dona: Hi Dave
Dave: Belated greetings, one and all
Rush: Movie is just 7 minutes deep…
Mrs Phil & Phil: Hey Dave
Mike n Rachel in DC: Hello Dave!
mda19083: hello dave
Rush: Now…does the box we shall see look like JADE???
hounder: lol. at last today she isn’t wanting me to call the cops to throw me out of my house.
Dave: good to see everyone
Louise: Did we see Sir Lionel’s murder?
hounder: hi dave
Rush: Not yet.
Matt1: Hello Dave
Rush: This is the longest Chinese language use we see CC use.
Dave: I enjoy this section
Matt1: I wouldn’t open the box
Mike n Rachel in DC: Careful!
mda19083: Pandora also had a problem with a box she opened
Mrs Phil & Phil: Cue the can.
Rush: LEATHER box!
Matt1: <tin can>
Rush: maybe the “jade” box was not armed!
mda19083: with friends like that he didn’t need enemies
Dave: Went to a church conference once, listened to the speaker in Chinese. Asked the fellow next to me what he said and he responded: He’s talking about God.
Rush: My first attempt was blocked as “spam”!
Dona: TYSM.. Rush
Dave: spam in a can
Mike n Rachel in DC: Dave: duh
Rush: “The Right Stuff”
Mike n Rachel in DC: At least you knew he was on topic
Mrs Phil & Phil: Whoa polka dots and big squares.
Mike n Rachel in DC: Charlie’s strips clash with the dragons
mda19083: A good sermon should be like a woman’s skirt: short enough to arouse interest but long enough to cover the essentials.
Rush: MDA: 🙂
Mike n Rachel in DC: lol
Dave: mda, good quote
Rush: May need them INDEED!
PaulM has joined this room
mda19083: hello paul
Mike n Rachel in DC: Hi Paul
Dona: Hi Paul
Dave: greetings, paul
Mike n Rachel in DC: Oh no!
Rush: Silenced gunshot!
PaulM: good evening. still here in Mesa, taking care of my mom. just got back from rehab
Mike n Rachel in DC: pop…pop
Louise: The ole switcheroo
Mike n Rachel in DC: POP
Rush: Dramatic entrance by CC…!
Mike n Rachel in DC: creepy shadow….
Mrs Phil & Phil: He can’t tell the difference between rolled up pillows and his dad?
Mike n Rachel in DC: No dragons on the pillows…
mda19083: love Lee’s PJs
Mike n Rachel in DC: Just don’t roll over onto the bullet, Charlie
Dona: What happened to the bullets
Rush: Switchboard operator.
Mrs Phil & Phil: No bullet holes in the pillows.
Rush: Surprised to hear the voice of Chan!
Rush: No waffels…
Mike n Rachel in DC: large omlet fu yong?
mda19083: leggo my eggo
Mike n Rachel in DC: I wonder what coffee would be like in China in 1936…safer to go for tea…
Mrs Phil & Phil: Egg Fu Omlett
Dave: do I have to draw you a picture?
Rush: Egg Fu Yung.
Mike n Rachel in DC: Hold the gravy, Rush 😉
Mike n Rachel in DC: My most August lady is named June
hounder: now that song will be stuck in my head
Rush: Mine too!
Rush: Is she hiding a vampire bite?
Mike n Rachel in DC: Accessorizes her belt well…
Rush: Bo Ling.
mda19083: Lee on the make
Rush: We saw her in “The Black camel” as the Chans’ Number One Daughter.
Mike n Rachel in DC: take her bowling, Lee
angel noodle w/peking fox: I like Bowling!!
mda19083: Mike 🙂
Dave: Haha, mike
angel noodle w/peking fox: If she’s married the famous boxing champ, she’da been Bo Ling Ali!!
Rush: Chan’s version of “incomplete talk.”
Mrs Phil & Phil: Isn’t he supposed to be dead?
Dona: LOL Angel
Rush: May 8, 1935.
angel noodle w/peking fox: Phils: We’ll make him dead *drops tin can* There.
angel noodle w/peking fox: Watkins can spell!
Mrs Phil & Phil: TYSM ANw/PF
Rush: I submit that this adventure takes place as Charlie Chan is heading homeward from Egypt.
angel noodle w/peking fox: Rush, my attention has been divided here, but we swing at all puns!!
mda19083: we need a real operator
Rush: YES, Angel!
DanVenture has joined this room
Rush: Chan should probably note that the accent here does not fit the Shanghai PD.
hounder: hi dan
mda19083: DV is in the house!
Mrs Phil & Phil: Corruption reaches all levels of the PD.
Mike n Rachel in DC: Hi DV
DanVenture: <Mild groans…he’s back…]
Rush: Good evening and WELCOME!
DanVenture: Thanks everyone!
Dave: hello, dv
Rush: No groans!
DanVenture: TY Rush.
Mike n Rachel in DC: Jawohl, Herr Chan. You have reached das Polizei
DanVenture: Just a mild blizzard here in Utah slowed me down.
Rush: Yes, Mike!
DanVenture: What is our timemark?
Rush: Chan’s kindness to this flower girl may have taken enough time to save his life.
Mike n Rachel in DC: Commissioner is quick to smell a rat
Rush: Allowed Lee the time to follow the car.
Rush: Backseat driver!
Mike n Rachel in DC: Well planned caper, though, down to the faux taxi
Rush: This moment saves him too!
Mike n Rachel in DC: Chan again is generous…another key moment
Mrs Phil & Phil: 26:10
Mike n Rachel in DC: Yes Rush…along with his quick thinking!
Dona: Hi DV
Mike n Rachel in DC: 26:40
Godwinshelley2: That is DVD time 26:45
Rush: “Medicine very biter…”
Mrs Phil & Phil: Yeah SHUT UP Lee
Rush: Quick thinking here.
Mike n Rachel in DC: Ace in hole
Dave: I liked this from Chan and Lee
Mike n Rachel in DC: Lee also thinks quickly…chip off the old block
Dave: old chopstick
Mike n Rachel in DC: Yes Dave…better metaphor!
mda19083: take that
Rush: GREAT dive!!!
Louise: good leap
Mike n Rachel in DC: Well, he’s an Olympic athlete!
Rush: Elephant bookends.
Mrs Phil & Phil: Make sure you close the door behind you Lee.
Dave: he could made the Olympic team with that technique
angel noodle w/peking fox: He’s feigning ignorance very credibly.
Rush: Perfect ploy, Angel!
Rush: Su Lo Gau
Dave: the old shirts are destroyed trick…
angel noodle w/peking fox: Rush: Friends ask me about Kipling, & i tell them (i’m a cagey bee) i’ve never kippled. I have NO IDEA how the Elephant Book ends.
Rush: Nice use of the mirror there.
hounder: the view in the mirror
angel noodle w/peking fox: Dear? A man in a white suit is here!
Rush: Angel: 🙂
angel noodle w/peking fox: We’re totally hot tonite. Hot is cool. That’s why Fox furs.
Rush: I agree.
Louise: fox is furry?
Dave: A gin rickey?
angel noodle w/peking fox: Louise: 100% Fox fur!!
Mike n Rachel in DC: Gin with lime juice, Dave
Louise: some things never change in Shanghai
angel noodle w/peking fox: Softly, softly catch the Monkees!
Mrs Phil & Phil: Odd how the opium trade is still killing.
angel noodle w/peking fox: Phils: Yeah, you’d think somebody was helping it.
Rush: Never ending battle.
Dave: mrs phil/phil, right
Mrs Phil & Phil: Beat me to it Louise
angel noodle w/peking fox: Spider can only make profit with double occupancy.
Dave: What’s all this, then?
angel noodle w/peking fox: Two guys in white suits. Gauche, or ambulance attendants.
angel noodle w/peking fox: Dude looks a bit like Peter Campbell, the young rat on Mad Men.
Mrs Phil & Phil: This movie has to have one of the oddest plots of any CC film.
angel noodle w/peking fox: It’s of KNOW importance, you turnip.
Louise: powder puff: those were the days!
Dave: I always enjoyed the simple criminology techniques from CC
angel noodle w/peking fox: I gotta get a compact, and i don’t mean a Fiat.
Mrs Phil & Phil: Just too many unexplained plot twists.
mda19083: a n f 🙂
angel noodle w/peking fox: GOOD! Tighten the screws!
Rush: They all eventually come together, Mrs and Mr Phil!
angel noodle w/peking fox: This is how the Brits lost Hong Kong even before the lease was up.
Dave: angel fox, right!
Rush: Bow on the rear of Chan’s hat.
Rush: Artist Lee at “work.”
angel noodle w/peking fox: Firesign Theater taught us (or tried to) that if you’re going to vest families with fiefs, inferiors must NOT be employed.
Dave: haha, rush!
angel noodle w/peking fox: The KEYE to great art!!
angel noodle w/peking fox: Everybody wearing white here. Somebody die? I mean, already?
Rush: Just to ward off muggy heat.
angel noodle w/peking fox:
‘m marking all my stuff UNIMPORTANT from here on.
hounder: refreshing ride on fire escape
Rush: Lee pronounced “Ivan” correctly here!
Rush: “EE-von” rather than “EYE-van.”
angel noodle w/peking fox: Muggy Heat. Wasn’t she a bubble dancer at the Newark Trocadero right after the hurricane?
Rush: Perhaps, Angel!
Dave: Cub scout guide had invisible writing, ut I never learned it…
angel noodle w/peking fox: Dave, their final tests were transparent.
Rush: I heard that lemon juice works for invisible writing.
Dave: angle/fox: right
Godwinshelley2: Would the lemon juice go blank again once it cooled?
Dave: Lemon juice sounds right
Louise: we played with lemon juice writing: fun
angel noodle w/peking fox: Always Buy Chesterfields. Don’t SMOKE ’em—what, are ya crazy?
Rush: Lucky that the paper was fireproof!
Dave: louise: did it work?
Mrs Phil & Phil: This guy plays his role very well.
Rush: Yes he does.
Rush: Music we heard in “Egypt”
Dave: good atmosphere music
Mrs Phil & Phil: Thought it sounded familiar.
angel noodle w/peking fox: I want Punji Punji Punji.
Louise: Yes, the lemon juice worked when you put the paper over a heat source but it was easy to burn the paper!
angel noodle w/peking fox: By all means, let’s have smart rats. Give ’em smart phones.
Godwinshelley2: Does it disappear again once it cools?
Rush: Lee must have traded clothes with a beggar to get those clothes!
angel noodle w/peking fox: Yes, GS has asked a science question. DOES the writing disappear if note is left on windowsill?
Dave: Great beggar outfit
Louise: pull those guns out
angel noodle w/peking fox: Everyone knows her as Nancy.
angel noodle w/peking fox: HOLY CATS!
Dave: haha, angel/fox
Louise: GS: we always ended up burning the paper!
Godwinshelley2: Ah –
Godwinshelley2: Does he travel with bad hair wigs
Mike n Rachel in DC: Once the writing appears, it’s exposed for good (lemon juice)
angel noodle w/peking fox: Louise, was it YOU they were singing “You Light Up my Life” about?
Rush: I am shocked that CC didn’t immediately recognize Lee!
Louise: Burn disguise…it smells
Louise: yes angel
angel noodle w/peking fox: Lee made $1.83 and 4 Chesterfields waiting by the road.
Rush: Complete with odor.
Dave: more money for phone calls
angel noodle w/peking fox: Dave, YES!! Lee could fund a string of galpals at a nickel a call!
Dave: but, Baby!,,
Dave: Always more paper and pencils…
angel noodle w/peking fox: She oughta try showing a little knee.
Mike n Rachel in DC: Ya would think they’d search visitors
angel noodle w/peking fox: Eavesdroppers never hear anything nice about themselves, Coppah.
Mike n Rachel in DC: Lame police department
angel noodle w/peking fox: Lame could mean Lah-MAY.’
Rush: Yes….and YES.
angel noodle w/peking fox: What’s the time? I got 55:15.
Rush: Lee had to draw her from memory.
Mrs Phil & Phil: 55:00
Dave: A tad earlier, we had an ad
Mrs Phil & Phil: 55:15
Rush: Those ads! yes.
Godwinshelley2: I”m dvd time
angel noodle w/peking fox: Damn those ads. Hate ’em. Love The Drake.
Rush: If you wait for 5 seconds, you can delete them.
Rush: Versailles cafe.
angel noodle w/peking fox: Rush, i do that, but they still put us behind.
Godwinshelley2: 56:30 – sorry
angel noodle w/peking fox: Where’s the rest of his tie? Search all precincts!!’
Rush: Chan is on to what is going on….
angel noodle w/peking fox: Chan da man.
Dave: Cc tells Lee to go get the fireworks and the laundry truck…
mda19083: good cop – bad cop routine
Mike n Rachel in DC: this cop must be from Chicago
angel noodle w/peking fox: And leave the musty mendicant mufti AT the laundry.
Dave: haha, angel/fox
Rush: Meanwhile, at the Cafe….
Rush: We will see this dancer in “Broadway.”
Rich Maine: A reception at the Cafe…invite?
angel noodle w/peking fox: VERSAILLES CAFE. YOU’LL DIE as WE SIGH
Mrs Phil & Phil: Man, everyone is in on the plot
Dave: A swinging hot spot…
Mike n Rachel in DC: And a great place to sign treaties…
angel noodle w/peking fox: Coupla POIVS. Let’s scram, Stan.
Mrs Phil & Phil: Down boy.
Louise: Um, are we still in China?
angel noodle w/peking fox: This is a dangerous smokeasy! Our disguises will never hold up for long here!
Rush: Yes. In a tourist bar!
Rush: I should add: sleezy.
Dona: I would agree
Dave: That vuz just a twick!,,
angel noodle w/peking fox: Him not see Nazi!
Mrs Phil & Phil: How do the bad guys know all this?
Mike n Rachel in DC: Phone operator perhaps?
Mrs Phil & Phil: I guess they read the script.
angel noodle w/peking fox: Phils, they read the instructions writ in lemon juice at the salad bar.
Louise: HAH! Sarsaparilla
angel noodle w/peking fox: Chop chop
DanVenture: I wonder how many wharf rats come to the Versaille in suits?
Rush: Opium smoker?
Louise: It is a very tasty tea
Mike n Rachel in DC: Taxi driver? Oh no. The shootings gonna start for sure
angel noodle w/peking fox: DV: They ALL end up in LAWsuits.
hounder: ouch angel
angel noodle w/peking fox: If these guys had docked a zeppelin instead of a dinghy, they’d be wingy by now.
Dave: Taxi driver? Are you talking to me?
Rush: Note how Andrews always leads…until now. Chan picks up on that.
Mike n Rachel in DC: One of my favorite Chan lines coming up
angel noodle w/peking fox: Or is Chan glad to see him?
mda19083: you go first – i will be right behind you
Dave: Right, Rush…
Rush: “You go first.”
Mike n Rachel in DC: …and I’ll shoot you in the back
Mrs Phil & Phil: I’ll bet it’s a waterproof flashlight – same one he had in Egypt.
Rush: That’s the line, mike?
Mike n Rachel in DC: Insignificant offspring of searchlight…
Mike n Rachel in DC: Yes. 🙂
Mike n Rachel in DC: Charlie keeps his gun ready…
angel noodle w/peking fox: TYSM!
Rush: Yes, Mike.
Mrs Phil & Phil: Where we at next week Rush?
Louise: fake fingerprint again
angel noodle w/peking fox: Nash RAMBLER. Left fingerprints at gas stations across China.
angel noodle w/peking fox: This guy’s faster than a steal trap.
Rush: We see the use of fake fingerprints several times.
angel noodle w/peking fox: I use ONLY fakes.
Dave: The old fake fingerprint trick again
Rush: “I’s depreciate it.”
Rush: (Leo Gorsey)
angel noodle w/peking fox: YOU!@
Mrs Phil & Phil: When do the lights go out.
Mike n Rachel in DC: POP
Rush: How would the news not have reached Shanghai in THREE WEEKS?
angel noodle w/peking fox: “Not”? or ‘NOW” apprehended??
hounder: 1 more prisoner to be accounted for
Rush: Oh well.
Mike n Rachel in DC: New prisoner soon to be one head shorter…
mda19083: info on slow boat to china
Mike n Rachel in DC: chop chop
angel noodle w/peking fox: Never ACCEPT Chesterfields.
Rush: Got him.
Dave: Good summation from cc
Rush: “Thank you so much.”
angel noodle w/peking fox: TYSM!!!!!
Godwinshelley2: This is a good one
Mike n Rachel in DC: <kids-yeah>
angel noodle w/peking fox: YAY!!
Rush: Closing credits….
Mike n Rachel in DC: Exit music
Rush: Upbeat music….
mda19083: good film
DanVenture: Curious to know how many young ladies does No. 1/2/3 sons have out there.
Godwinshelley2: Nice – and what is next week?
Rich Maine: Goodnight all! Cya next week
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Louise: DV: lots
angel noodle w/peking fox: Imagine audiences conga-chan dancing out the aisles to this tune.
Mike n Rachel in DC: one in every port, DV 🙂
angel noodle w/peking fox: Till next week!!
Rush: NEXT WEEK…
Dave: evening, all!
Rush: “Charlie Chan’s Secret.”
Mike n Rachel in DC: drum roll
DanVenture: Thanks again Rush!
Rush: Good evening to everyone….
Matt1: Good night folks and have a great week!
mda19083: thanks all for another fun evening
Dave: Another great one..
Rush: have a GREAT week!!!
hounder: thanks everyone
Mike n Rachel in DC: I’ll meditate on it, Rush 🙂
Mrs Phil & Phil: Aloha to all yinz.
mda19083: be well
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Mike n Rachel in DC: Have a great week everyone!
Rush: Louise, we can see if we can connect this coming week about the Great Migration!
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Rush: Another wonderful night of CHARLIE CHAN….
hounder: nite everyone.
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Godwinshelley2: Night all – and have a safe week
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Rush: Take care, hounder….
Dona: Thank you Rush! Fun evening. I’m looking forward to next week.
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Rush: may you and your mother have a week of calmness and happiness…
Dave: Didn’t see the total number tonight…
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Rush: I think it was about 15.
Dona: yes I think so too
Dave: Pretty good…
Dona: seems we are getting a little bigger
Dona: as a group
Rush: have a happy and safe week!
Rush: Yes, Dona!
Dona: Night All!
Dave: I like that. Have a great week.
Rush: You are right I think!
Rush: More regulars showing up more regularly!
Dave: night, Rush, and thanks again
Rush: And a few returning and newer faces.
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Rush: And thank you to YOU!
Rush: take care…
Rush: Good night, Dave!
Dave: You too, sir.
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