Chat Archive 5/6/2019

The text of our Charlie Chan Family Chat for May 6, 2019

Charlie Chan in Reno

The Green Hornet Strikes Again! (Chapter 5)

Len Freeman
Mike n Rachel in DC

Rush has joined this room16:23

Rush: TEST.16:24

Matt1 has joined this room16:27

Matt1: Hello Rush!16:28

Rush: Hello, Matt!16:28

Rush: A good evening to you!16:28

Rush: How was your week?

Matt1: I noticed earlier, the last week chats are no longer here?16:28

Matt1: Very good week, thnx….you?16:28

Rush: Yes, I guess it got “erased” sooner than usual!16:29

Matt1: Ah!16:29

Rush: Pretty good week, yes, thank you!16:29

Rush: I think that tonight, just to be safe, I will copy our Chat dialogue before logging out.16:30

Matt1: Off to Disney for a long weekend coming up and the following weekend going on a cruise for a week….Needing some R & R16:30

Matt1: Yes, probably a good idea!16:30

Rush: Sounds very nice, Matt!16:30

Rush: Where will you be going on cruise?16:31

Len Freeman has joined this room16:31

Rush: Good evening, LEN!!!16:31

Rush: Welcome!16:31

Matt1: Caribbean….7 day…Bahama’s, St Marteen and Virgin Isls16:32

Len Freeman: Hi Rush16:32

Rush: How have you been?16:32

Matt1: Hello Len!16:32

Len Freeman: Pretty good…16:32

Len Freeman: HI Matt… so a cruise?16:32

Rush: Sounds wonderful, Matt!16:32

Matt1: Yes, we got a great last minute deal… cruising16:32

Matt1: Full transit in Panamal in November!16:33

Rush: Len, I hope that “pretty good” does not indicate a possible “little bad.”16:33

Len Freeman: We did something similar with Viking… last minute free airfair16:33

Len Freeman: airfare16:33

Matt1: Panama16:33

Rush: THAT should be fun, Matt…the Panama canal!16:33

Matt1: We can drive to port, so extra nice $$16:33

Len Freeman: The “little bad” is coming along… just he usual thinks and binks16:34

Matt1: San Fran to Ft Lauderdale16:34

Rush: Okay…well, may that be receding into the past…16:34

Rush: That’ll be something, Matt.16:34

Len Freeman: We’ll start Green Hornet when?16:34

Rush: In about 5 minutes.16:35

Matt1: I’m cued, btw16:35

Len Freeman: Great — BRB16:35

Rush: It wuns about 19 minutes….16:35

Rush: I should get ready, too!16:35

Rush: There! I froze it at “Buzzy.”16:36

Rush: Without all the fancy technology we have today, I would imagine that the hornet sound was made with a tricked trumpet of some such “device.”16:37

Rush: About 2 minutes to go…16:38

Matt1: lol, yes…..How about Kentucky Derby? Reminded me of CC at Races16:38

Rush: yes!16:38

Rush: Weird ending to be sure…”He fouled him!”16:38

Matt1: I didn’t see it, but sounded crazy16:38

Matt1: A 1st!16:38

Rush: I saw the replay.16:38

Rush: Yes.16:39

Mike n Rachel in DC has joined this room16:39

Matt1: Hello M & R!16:39

Rush: WELCOME, Mike and Rachel!16:39

Mike n Rachel in DC: Good evening~16:39

Rush: How are the two of you tonight?16:40

Len Freeman: Back16:40

Rush: Okay!16:40

Mike n Rachel in DC: VERY Well!16:40

Rush: We can start!16:40

Rush: :)16:40

Mike n Rachel in DC: Some lamb just came off the grill!16:40

Len Freeman: OOOOOO16:40

Mike n Rachel in DC: Lamb + Hornet = :)16:40

Rush: (Good to hear, mike…and Rachel….)16:40

Matt1: Sounds yummy!16:40

Rush: Okay….16:41

Rush: 45 seconds…16:41

Rush: 30 seconds till “Hornet.”16:41

Len Freeman: 19 mins… long chapter by serial standards16:41

Rush: 20 seconds…16:41

Rush: 15…16:41

Rush: 10…16:41

Rush: 5…16:41

Rush: GO!!!16:41

Matt1: <buzzzzz-slap!>16:41

Mike n Rachel in DC: on the wing again!16:42

Rush: Opening credits….16:42

Rush: I just saw a “Joseph Glick” in the credits….16:42

Rush: No relation.16:42

Len Freeman: Love the music… always16:42

Matt1: lol16:42

Mike n Rachel in DC: Grandpa!16:43

Rush: The recap…!16:43

Mike n Rachel in DC: Just like Return of the Jedi!16:43

Len Freeman: Yes == Star Wars crawl source16:44

Rush: Mike…what’s the title of this song playing?16:44

Mike n Rachel in DC: It’s the “Thunderstorm” section of Rossini’s William Tell Overture16:45

Matt1: <knock-knock>16:45

Rush: AH…thank you!16:45

Rush: I have heard it in various WAYS ALL MY LIFE!16:45

Rush: (“sIREN”)16:45

Mike n Rachel in DC: (it was inspired by Beethoven’s Sixth Symphomy)16:45

Rush: Caps locked…sorry!16:45

Rush: Thank you, M/R!16:46

Rush: I knew you would know!16:46

Matt1: They are goooood!16:46

Len Freeman: Think I mentioned before… this Hornet car was used, slightly altered, for the Batmobile in the first B serial… same studio16:47

Matt1: How cool!16:47

Rush: Len, I must have missed that one from you!16:47

Rush: GREAT info!16:47

Rush: The original “Batmobile”!16:47

Rush: As new as today’s news…16:48

Len Freeman: Good for your next trivia game…16:48

Rush: :)16:48

Rush: Indeed!16:48

Rush: (“Cluck, Cluck”)16:49

Mike n Rachel in DC: The plot of Smilin’ Jack was more interesting, but we’re digging all of the action in the Hornet.16:50

Rush: Yes!16:51

Rush: These are fun!16:51

Mike n Rachel in DC: Perfect “warm up” movies16:51

Len Freeman: Agree… Smiling’ Jack is a favorite.. but this second Green Hornet is pretty solid16:51

Rush: They are definitely well made.16:52

Mike n Rachel in DC: Yes…very photogenic (or whatever the movie term is…)16:52

Len Freeman: Columbia was working its way through radio heroes…. Mandrake the Magician, Batman, the Shadow…16:52

Len Freeman: with some pretty good casts.16:52

Rush: AH!16:52

Mike n Rachel in DC: Was Smilin’ Jack originally a radio show Len?16:52

Len Freeman: Not sure.. I know that it was a comic strip…16:53

Rush: Yes.16:53

Len Freeman: The two media often aped each other.16:53

Mike n Rachel in DC: It seemed very dialog-driven…not as much action as this one.16:53

Rush: (“bzzzzzz….”)16:54

me_too has joined this room16:54

Matt1: Hello Me2!16:54

Rush: Took that corner fast!16:54

me_too: Hello everyone16:54

Rush: Good evening, MT!16:54

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hey MeeToo16:54

Rush: We are watching “The Green Hornet.”16:55

Rush: About 5 minutes left.16:55

Len Freeman: Smilin’ Jack had a long comics run.. was on radio in 193916:55

me_too: Ok. thanks.16:55

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hornet has the bad guys cornered16:56

Mike n Rachel in DC: Nice “calling card” for the corpse16:56

Rush: [img][/img]16:56

Rush: I’ll try again…16:57

Rush: 16:57

Rush: There!16:57

Matt1: Cool!16:57

Mike n Rachel in DC: 16:57

Len Freeman: Ah… there’s the boy16:57

Rush: That’s one fun thing about this Chat Room we have now.16:58

Rush: CR-4.16:58

Rush: Here comes our cliffhanger….16:58

Len Freeman: I love the way they physically throw bombs down on the targets…16:59

Mike n Rachel in DC: WWI-style16:59

Rush: Yes!16:59

Len Freeman: we’ll it’s a WW 1 plane16:59

Mike n Rachel in DC: Kamazaze?17:00

Matt1: <splat>17:00

Mike n Rachel in DC: Dang. Too bad they hid in the powder storage room!17:00

Rush: Next week: “The Fatal Flash”17:00

Rush: These were certainly fun to watch on the big screen.17:01

Rush: I can only imagine.17:01

Rush: OKAY!17:01

Mike n Rachel in DC: Then the boys had all week to play “Green Hornet and Kato” before the next installment appeared.17:01

Rush: 14 minutes to go….17:02

Rush: “Charlie Chan in Reno”17:02

Rush: True, M/R!17:02

Rush: 11 minutes…17:04

Mike n Rachel in DC: “The Biggest Little City in the World!”17:05

libraryjim has joined this room17:05

libraryjim: Hi all17:05

Matt1: Hello Jim!17:05

Mike n Rachel in DC: Rush, do you live anywhere near Nevada? Or is that too far north?17:05

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hey Jim!17:05

Len Freeman: Back17:05

Matt1: Cued to Opening Title!17:06

Rush: Out Film Notes for today mentioned that “at the time that this picture was produced, this was the most expensive production in the Chan series.”17:06

Mike n Rachel in DC: Location costs?17:06

Matt1: Wow!17:06

Rush: I will get my copy ready to go, too!17:06

Rush: Probably the sets, etc?17:07

Rush: Cast?17:07

hounder has joined this room17:07

Mike n Rachel in DC: It’s a very good cast…17:07

Matt1: Hello Hounder!17:07

hounder: hi everyone. 17:07

Rush: Hounder….WELCOME!!!17:08

Mike n Rachel in DC: hey hounder17:08

me_too: Hello Hounder17:08

Rush: How are you doing this evening, Hounder?17:08

libraryjim: OK, cued, that took longer than expected.17:08

Rush: 7 minutes until “Charlie Chan in Reno.”17:08

Rush: AH! LJ! Welcome to YOU, too!17:09

Rush: Missed your arrival!17:09

Phil has joined this room17:09

libraryjim: I snuck in, after missing last week17:09

Matt1: Hello Phil!17:09

hounder: hi phil.17:09

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hello Phil17:09

Rush: Good evening, Phil!17:10

hounder: i’m good. we had dinner with nieghbors and mom had fun.17:10

Matt1: Sounds nice, Hounder17:10

Phil: There is no more frantic 10 minutes in my week than the 10 minutes immediately prior to the start of the weekly movie. EVERYTHING THAT COULD GO WRONG inevitably DOES GO WRONG!17:10

Rush: Happy to heaer that about your mother, Hounder!17:10

hounder: it was.17:10

Rush: I hope that she’s doing well.17:10

PaulM has joined this room17:10

hounder: lol@phil!!17:10

Matt1: Hello Paul!17:10

Mike n Rachel in DC: hehe Phil17:10

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hi Paul17:10

hounder: she’s doing ok. ups and downs, but muddling along.17:11

Rush: Phil, that is sometimes my natural state of being!17:11

PaulM: hi all17:11

Phil: I accidentally updated the laptop = Restart. Then the remote battery decided it was going tango uniform.17:11

hounder: ready here17:11

Rush: Is her health holding up pretty well, hounder?17:11

Len Freeman: I seem to be wandering in and out tonight17:12

Phil: Having said all that. ALOHA to all my Chan friends! 17:12

hounder: mostly.17:12

Rush: 2 1/2 minutes to go, everyone!17:12

Len Freeman: Aloha Phil17:12

Rush: TYSM, Phil….and the same to you as well!17:12

Godwinshelley2 has joined this room17:12

Rush: My best wishes to you and her, Hounder.17:12

hounder: hi gws17:13

Godwinshelley2: Howdy all17:13

Rush: GS!17:13

Matt1: Hello GS!17:13

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hello GS17:13

Rush: WELCOME!17:13

PaulM: hi gs17:13

Rush: 90 seconds, everyone….17:13

Mike n Rachel in DC: How were the sheep? 17:13

Godwinshelley2: I’m cued here17:13

Cdirus has joined this room17:13

Matt1: Hello CD!17:13

Cdirus: Hi everyone!17:13

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hey CD17:13

libraryjim: HiCD17:13

Rush: 75 seconds…17:13

Phil: Hi CD.17:13

Godwinshelley2: The sheep were great – the sheep dog herding was cool – and the breeze kept the smells at bayt17:13

Rush: 60 seconds…17:13

Mike n Rachel in DC: Nice.17:13

hounder: sounds like fun gws17:13

Mike n Rachel in DC: *adjusts goggles*17:13

Godwinshelley2: my cousin bought a loom17:14

Rush: 50 seconds…17:14

Rush: WELCOME, CD!17:14

Cdirus: Hi Rush!17:14

Godwinshelley2: 4 harness floor loom17:14

Rush: 40 seconds..17:14

hounder: hi cd. sounds like fun gs17:14

Rush: 30 seconds…17:14

Mike n Rachel in DC: *zips jacket*17:14

libraryjim: ooo going to learn how to spin, eh?17:14

Rush: 25…17:14

Phil: I had a fling with the Pennsylvania Wool Queen back in the late 70s.17:14

Rush: 20…17:14

Mike n Rachel in DC: *lights fuse*17:14

Godwinshelley2: no just weave & knit17:14

Rush: 15…17:14

Mike n Rachel in DC: *giggles at Phil*17:14

Rush: 10…17:14

Rush: 5…17:14

Rush: GO!!!17:14

Matt1: <GONG>17:14

Phil: GONE BABY!17:14

libraryjim: going17:14

Rush: Title….17:14

Rush: Music….17:15

Rush: Credits….17:15

Mike n Rachel in DC: Weave and knit? Sounds like a boxing move…17:15

PaulM: what was her name Phil? Lanolin?17:15

Rush: Nice GONG, Matt!17:15

libraryjim: upbeat theme17:15

Godwinshelley2: It was a good time Mike – you should make time to go next year – always the first weekend of May17:15

Mike n Rachel in DC: Phyllis is back17:15

Phil: Debbie. Won’t give her last name. A redhead. 17:15

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hopefully we won’t have concerts next year!17:15

Rush: Deco/Cubist Title card….17:15

Rush: Reno clubs…17:15

Mike n Rachel in DC: Owl Club17:15

Len Freeman: Hotsy Totsy….17:16

Godwinshelley2: It’s Sat & Sun – go on a day that doesn’t rain – wet wool & dog fur, ugh17:16

Mike n Rachel in DC: Nice to see he survived the Doctor on the ship17:16

hounder: aren’t concerts a good thing in you life mike?17:16

Rush: Our friend as the cab driver!17:16

Rush: No “Oscar” this time!17:16

Phil: Man, that guy just doesn’t have a clue.17:16

Godwinshelley2: she has a nice knit scarf on her head17:16

Mike n Rachel in DC: They’re fun. But no none told me that musicians wind up working when everyone else is having fun.17:16

libraryjim: fur!17:16

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hard to engage in “normal” leisure activities!17:17

Godwinshelley2: Yes – and your holidays are working too17:17

Phil: Who is the front desk guy?17:17

Rush: Hamilton MacFadden as the desk clerk.17:17

Rush: :)17:17

Phil: TYSM17:17

Godwinshelley2: Was he a director?17:17

Mike n Rachel in DC: He’s in “Rio” I recall…17:17

Rush: he was the director of the early Oland Chan movies.17:18

Rush: The first several.17:18

Mike n Rachel in DC: Very cool, Rush.17:18

Len Freeman: This guy was the 2nd Batman onscreen17:18

Rush: He appears in “The Black camel,” as a director…and served as the actual director!17:18

Mike n Rachel in DC: She’s about to cash in her chips for good.17:18

Rush: We also see MacFadden in “Charlie Chan in Rio.”17:19

Rush: That one was the “remake” of “The Black camel.”17:19

Godwinshelley2: So Mike – if you were to write a Charlie Chan Opera – which son/daughter would be in it?17:19

libraryjim: I’m trying a new interface, through the cable Xfinity apps, and the picture keeps jumping. Next week, I’ll go back to accessing YouTube via Roku17:19

Rush: Not a kind lady, here….17:19

Len Freeman: Hmmmm… a murder victim on-the-hoof17:19

Rush: “This is 1939…we’re MODERN.”17:20

Len Freeman: 1939—- modern…17:20

Rush: :)17:20

Rush: Yes!17:20

Phil: Somebody needs to drop that chick.17:20

libraryjim: not a LADY at all!17:20

Phil: Enter Kay Lanaker17:20

Rush: Yes.17:20

Mike n Rachel in DC: I always like her in these films.17:21

libraryjim: at least she gave her a night instead of kicking her out on the street17:21

Rush: Iris Wong: Choy Wong17:21

Phil: CUE THE CAN!17:21

Rush: Yep.17:22

hounder: was she hired for her scream?17:22

libraryjim: strangled with her bra?17:22

Mike n Rachel in DC: “I didn’t do it”17:22

Rush: I was thinking the same thing, Hounder!17:22

Matt1: <tin can>17:22

libraryjim: Chan in the lab17:23

Rush: Kay Linaker was called “The Queen of Scream.”17:23

Mike n Rachel in DC: Lt. Chan struggles with egg.17:23

Rush: Important experiment.17:23

hounder: charlie is dying easter eggs17:23

Nothere has joined this room17:23

libraryjim: Hey, good timing, only a week or so off17:23

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hello NT17:23

Rush: NT….WELCOME!!!17:23

Len Freeman: Kane Richmond… one of the great serial stars… also played The Shadow in three films in the 40s17:24

Nothere: Hello Darhlings. So am I fashionably late, or do I need to go out and come in again/17:24

Matt1: Hello NT!17:24

Rush: That would make a lot of sense, Len.17:24

Mike n Rachel in DC: “Man yet to be born who can tell what woman will do”. Um, Charlie, isn’t that what detectives are supposed to do?17:24

Len Freeman: HiNT17:24

libraryjim: words cannot cookrice17:24

Rush: His voice was perfect for that character.17:24

Len Freeman: Yes17:24

libraryjim: hey, turn off the burner!17:24

Rush: the “Clipper.”17:24

libraryjim: USC17:24

Mike n Rachel in DC: Wonder what the gas bill will be…17:24

Rush: Jimmy Chan at USC.17:24

Rush: How are you tonight, NT?17:25

hounder: hi nt17:26

Mike n Rachel in DC: Dangerous stunt17:26

Rush: We can see that to say “Reno” meant to imply “divorce.”17:26

libraryjim: I hate this scene coming up17:26

Rush: YES, M/R!17:26

Mike n Rachel in DC: Huffakers?17:26

Rush: Yes, LJ?17:26

Nothere: Fine but a tad late. Sadly. Hope you all are well, so what time are you all at?17:26

Cdirus: Ouch!17:27

Phil: Man that looked like a rough landing17:27

libraryjim: poor Jimmy, not even his car!17:27

Rush: 17:27

Mike n Rachel in DC: Another tough stunt17:27

Rush: Yes.17:27

Mike n Rachel in DC: Washoe, Huffakers…interesting names!17:27

Rush: Jimmy would have been driving up US 395 to Reno.17:28


Mike n Rachel in DC: Wa-shoe? Was-hoe? Wash-oe? The mind boggles…17:28

Mike n Rachel in DC: lol@NT17:28

Nothere: So what time is everyone at?17:28

Rush: Actual locations,.17:28

Phil: 14:0917:28

Godwinshelley2: 14:1017:28

Rush: The crooks know who Chan is, it seems.17:28

Phil: 14:2017:28

Mike n Rachel in DC: I only have a countdown…56:40 remaining17:28

Nothere: Tysm17:29

Phil: 143017:29

Godwinshelley2: 14:3017:29

Rush: 15:0017:29

Mike n Rachel in DC: Charlie meets the Sheriff17:29

Phil: Matt, what time you have?17:29

Rush: “Tombstone” Fletcher.17:29

Matt1: Funny scene 17:29

Matt1: I don’t have a counter, sorry17:30

Rush: 15:30…17:30

Mike n Rachel in DC: Crusty gent17:30

Rush: Good one.17:30

Matt1: lol17:31

Rush: The “line-up” was referred to as a “Show-up.”17:31

libraryjim: chan recognizes humble offspring.17:31

Rush: CC gets a surprise!17:31

Mike n Rachel in DC: Sen Young. Just over 5’6″17:31

hounder: pop.17:31

Phil: The guy to Jimmy’s right shows up in CC in Panama as a sailor with a cigar.17:31

Nothere: Remember in a line up subtly pointing at the guy next to you is not illegal.17:32

Rush: TOMMY???17:32

Mike n Rachel in DC: We’ll keep that in mind, NT. :)17:32

libraryjim: NT LOL17:32

Rush: Yes, Phil!17:32

Mike n Rachel in DC: First dress-that-could-be-a-tablecloth of the evening!17:33

Rush: Some fun “extras” appear in our films.17:33

Mike n Rachel in DC: Charlie is looking very dapper in this scene.17:34

Rush: Photo of FDR behind Tombstone.17:34

Mike n Rachel in DC: Nice suit!17:34

danventure has joined this room17:34

Rush: DV!17:34

Rush: Good evening to YOU!17:34

Matt1: She was in Treasure Island, no?17:34

Mike n Rachel in DC: Good evening DV17:34

Matt1: Hello dan!17:34

Rush: Yes! Nice catch!17:34

Rush: She’s Eve cairo in that one!17:35

Nothere: Hey Dv17:35

Rush: She’s also in “Olympics.”17:35

Matt1: Yes, voice struck me17:35

danventure: Hurrah! I remembered!17:35

Phil: Howdy DV17:35

hounder: brb dog walk17:35

Nothere: Uh oh. We just hit 13….DUH DUH DUNNNNNN17:35

Rush: DV, how have you been?17:35

libraryjim: “This Oriental is loco!”17:35

Godwinshelley2: The one with the camera17:35

Matt1: M&R=2!17:35

Mike n Rachel in DC: It’s ok NT, there are 2 of us here…so 14 in all. DUH DUH DUH DUNNNN :017:35

Rush: :)17:36

Godwinshelley2: Two here too17:36

Matt1: FDR in backround17:36

Mike n Rachel in DC: The incogniti of the Chan Clan.17:36

Rush: Yes!17:36

Nothere: Hold on a sec. There are people here who aren’t here/ No obdy move. 17:36

Len Freeman: Love Tombstone… 17:36

libraryjim: Alas, humble self is just one, tonight. 17:36

Mike n Rachel in DC: You started a trend, NT. 17:37

Rush: Agreed, Len!17:37

danventure: Time on the playback?17:37

libraryjim: I don’t blame Tombstone for the shake of the head.17:37

Godwinshelley2: 22:3117:37

Rush: Poor Tombstone….17:37

Mike n Rachel in DC: Was Slim/Tombstone a comic actor only?17:37

Rush: Good question, M/R.17:37

Nothere: 17:37

Rush: I would guess that that was his forte.17:38

libraryjim: was this cavalier treatment of divorce unusual for 1939?17:38

Mike n Rachel in DC: Rush, I think the high budget for this film was for the ladies’ hairdos. Many curls.17:38

Rush: Lone Ranger mentioned….17:38

Rush: Maybe so, M/R!17:38

Nothere: So if this is where people stay waiting for their divorce, is this….the Heartbreak Hotel?17:38

hounder: i would think so lj. while not unheard of it was not approved of either17:38

Rush: Yes, NT!17:39

Nothere: I would say a a general rule yes Jim. But it’s Reno.17:39

Mike n Rachel in DC: Maybe it was treated more casually in Nevada because of the divorce trade?17:39

Godwinshelley2: You went to Reno and stayed 6 weeks to establish “residency” which allowed you to file for divorce as a “resident”17:39

Nothere: I mean no. Somehoew I think most places***nsas would be a bit shocked at this film.17:39

Rush: People needed to establish a 6-week residency, thus they needed to wait that out.17:39

Godwinshelley2: Other states were more strict17:40

Nothere: ***nsas even.17:40

Mike n Rachel in DC: …and Reno is right across the border from California, right?17:40

Rush: Yes, GS.17:40

Rush: Din’t catch your post!17:40

Godwinshelley2: Staying at the hotel allowed for there to be a public record of your time in the city17:40

Nothere: This thing won’t let me say Kan sas.17:40

libraryjim: Hollywood stars and starlets made frequent trips, I imagine17:40

Rush: Interesting, NT!17:40

Mike n Rachel in DC: This was probably a bit risque for its time? Miss Wells has a few filmy dresses too.17:40

Godwinshelley2: If you watch the film “The Women” – there is a section about going to Reno for the divorce17:41

Rush: Well, Mike…to paraphrase: “This was 1939…they were ‘modern.'”17:41

Mike n Rachel in DC: 17:42

Phil: Where have we heard the wild bird saying before? I know..CC in London.17:42

Mike n Rachel in DC: I think that was a Chan standard, Phil17:42

Rush: 17:42

libraryjim: Never have I been so politely been told to ‘scram’!17:42

Phil: Yeah, but that’s the one that first comes to mind.17:42

Rush: Life magazine cover from June 21, 1937,
bearing the caption, “Reno Divorce Wife.” 17:43

Mike n Rachel in DC: She has a “thing” for marble?17:43

Phil: Why is that woman kissing that column?17:43

Rush: Phil…not the post I made above…17:43

Mike n Rachel in DC: She’s divorcing the column. Wants to marry a banister.17:43

Nothere: Because kissing the ground is even dirtier.17:43

Rush: That was the Reno courthouse.17:44

hounder: new psychology on wrinkles. Scares them away17:44

Rush: :)17:44

libraryjim: Just like the circus star17:44

Rush: YES!17:44

Mike n Rachel in DC: Thorough search17:45

libraryjim: (Flashback: CC: What kind of knife? Tombstone: I don’t know, we ain’t found it yet. So how does CC know what kind of wound?)17:45

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hm. Perhaps a flaw, LJ.17:46

Nothere: H;s a highly trained homicide detective17:46

hounder: and bartender17:46

Rush: It was a stab wound. The size would be maybe smaller and wider than a knife?17:46

Matt1: Man of many talents17:46

Mike n Rachel in DC: Some nice traps in Charlie’s talking here17:46

libraryjim: DID CC just make up a few Pina Coladas?17:46

Nothere: But can he drive?17:46

Rush: The clipped article provided a further possible clue.17:47

Rush: I would also quess that the autopsy would have noted how deeply the victim was stabbed.17:48

Rush: Get ready ….17:48

Rush: FIGHT!17:48

Cdirus: Fight!17:48

Mike n Rachel in DC: Bar fight!17:48

hounder: and there’s the fight17:49

libraryjim: sucker punch!17:49

Rush: Note CC!17:49

Rush: Watching the action!17:49

Mike n Rachel in DC: Not sure why everyone is fighting17:49

libraryjim: Now he’s really out of it17:49

Rush: Yes, LJ!17:50

Mike n Rachel in DC: I don’t think he needs a sedative, doc17:50

libraryjim: sed-a-GIVE????17:50

Nothere: Ah poor Charlie forgot this was a western bar:)17:50

Rush: Yes, M/R!17:50

Nothere: Abby someone?17:50

Rush: Recall that for later.17:50

hounder: there’s that scream again17:51

Mike n Rachel in DC: Jimmy! You hardly know her!17:51

Rush: The intruder!17:51

Rush: Yes, Hounder!17:51

libraryjim: How did the intruder get in? She came Intruder doot.17:51

Len Freeman: An adorable friends for Jimmy17:51

libraryjim: door17:51

libraryjim: rats! Stupid keyboard ruined my joke17:52

Rush: Choy Wong…IRIS Wong…will show up in another Chan movie.17:52

Cdirus: 17:52

Rush: Any takers?17:52

Mike n Rachel in DC: Good pun anyway, LJ. Rach says she hates them but always laughs. :)17:52

Godwinshelley2: Circus17:53

Nothere: I will laugh t your joke. Keyboard or no.17:53

Nothere: Ha Ha17:53

Mike n Rachel in DC: She’s in Rio, isn’t she?17:53

Rush: No…17:53

libraryjim: 17:53

Rush: YES, M/R!17:53

Nothere: No one question the statements of Racheal.17:53

Rush: “Charlie Chan in Rio.”17:53

Mike n Rachel in DC: 17:53

Rush: Others from this movie will also be appearing in that one!17:54

Mike n Rachel in DC: A woman of few words. Well, at least when Mike is typing.17:54

libraryjim: True equestrian would have cleaned the boots immediately17:54

Rush: Jimmy tries to impress….17:54

Len Freeman: Jimmy eng Mr Smooth17:54

Len Freeman: being17:54

Phil: What an idiot.17:55

libraryjim: Lee and Jimmy, both have eyes for the ladies17:55

Mike n Rachel in DC: <cough>17:55

Rush: Haven’t many of us guys been similar “idiots” over a certain lady? :)17:55

libraryjim: Cop cat17:55

Nothere: But they never seem to be able to hold a girl past a movie. THey need to stop taking tips from that Bond guy.17:55

Mike n Rachel in DC: LJ = 17:56

Rush: I would sure hate to see some of my idiocies preserved on film!17:56

Mike n Rachel in DC: Yes, Rush. Anonymity has many virtues.17:56

Rush: That is so, NT!17:56

libraryjim: Place in the hills, used to be a ranch there, called the Ponderosa…..17:57

Rush: Too bad, actually, on that!17:57

Phil: Not an idiot as far as actions. But an idiot as far as perserverance.17:57

Mike n Rachel in DC: No lights? It must be VERY dark out there.17:57

Godwinshelley2: Ugh – Ponderosa – it’s a no-women zone – survival rate was way low for women there17:57

Rush: Yes, Phil!17:58

Nothere: No lights. No tars.17:58

Nothere: stars even17:58

libraryjim: There’s a light (in the Frankenstein mansion)…17:58

Rush: And, THAT was true, GS!17:58

Rush: Coyotes!17:58

Matt1: Oscar?17:58

libraryjim: pack of them17:58

Rush: We have them howling often in the canyon behind our home.17:58

Phil: Western coyotes are not as large as eastern coyotes.]17:58

Cdirus: Oops17:59

Nothere: Ghost town middle of the night all alone. Nah nothing can go wrong.17:59

Rush: Funny scenes here.17:59

Mike n Rachel in DC: Stealthy.17:59

hounder: lol@nt17:59

Rush: NT: correct!!!!18:00

Len Freeman: The straight comedy of Chan films is one of the not-always- appreciated parts of these films18:00

Mike n Rachel in DC: Moo18:00

libraryjim: big mouse18:00

Rush: :)18:00

Len Freeman: at least not appreciated enough18:00

Mike n Rachel in DC: Outstanding timing in this sequence18:00

Phil: Reminds me of a scene from Hill 18:00

Phil: Street Blues. Cows got no down genes.18:01

Rush: Yes.18:01

libraryjim: That was a good routine!18:01

Mike n Rachel in DC: Agreed Len. This has to be one of the better ones (outside of Birmingham Brown…)18:01

Rush: And…no mood music at all!18:01

Rush: Great effect.18:01

Mike n Rachel in DC: The sounds are a big part of the gags18:01

Rush: Yes.18:02

hounder: kinda nice to let the scene speak for itself.18:02

Rush: And…yes!18:02

Rush: (“Whistle…”)18:02

Cdirus: I never like it when someone is trying to be sneaky and the music is so loud to cover up the obvious noise their making18:02

Len Freeman: wonderful photography in black and white18:02

Mike n Rachel in DC: Yes Len. Spooky.18:03

danventure: Indeed, Len!18:03

Rush: Good point, CD!18:03

Mike n Rachel in DC: HNO318:03

Rush: And, Len, YES!18:03

Rush: Agreed!18:03

Mike n Rachel in DC: Chan doesn’t throw Tombstone under the bus…18:03

libraryjim: Charlie gave Tombstone an out18:03

hounder: merry go round.18:04

Mike n Rachel in DC: Non sequitur18:04

libraryjim: Tombstone is more agreeable now.18:04

Rush: As reno is very close to the California border, I would think they should also notify officials from that state.18:04

Mike n Rachel in DC: True, Rush.18:04

Rush: Good line!18:04

Mike n Rachel in DC: lol18:04

Nothere: Chief King calling detective Duke. I need you to go to the Queen city and pick up a thief aka The Dutchess,.18:05

Rush: :)18:05

libraryjim: sounds like a royal pain, NT18:05

Rush: Today there would be microscopically detectible traces of blood on the fatal scissors.18:06

Nothere: Well Det. Tombstone is busy. Checking out the ghost town,:)18:06

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Rush: me too timed out/18:07

Rush: Pauline Moore.18:08

Phil: Don’t these people ever take off their tuxedos?18:08

Rush: Good question.18:09

Nothere: So this room also has the time limit? Is it still ten minutes?18:09

Rush: Nice pajamas!18:09

Rush: Test pattern!18:09

Nothere: Sort of. You can take off your tie if you shower, and your jacket for a bath.18:09

hounder: more loud jammies18:10

libraryjim: wow, those will make a person dizzy18:10

Phil: They would be useful in that you could pretend you were looking at the night sky.18:10

Rush: Acid burn.18:11

Phil: Yeah man…acid…18:11

hounder: charlie can tell an acid burn from a cigarette burn18:11

Nothere: Well this is no divorce, but I’m afraid I’m leaving you. You can leave me a messag at mothers.18:11

Rush: Jimmy’s college classes come to play here.18:11

libraryjim: cigarette burn would have jagged edges, nitric acid would be a smooth hole.18:12

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Phil: Would depend on fabric wouldn’t it?18:12

Rush: The carpet was probably woven from wool.18:13

hounder: nite nt18:13

libraryjim: well, you have to consider a cigarette would have one end lit, and burn out from that end. a drop of acid would drop in a circular fashion dripping from above18:13

Rush: Probably not a synthetic material.18:14

Rush: Yes, LJ.18:14

hounder: good point lj18:14

libraryjim: like CCs eye dropper example18:14

Rush: A shot for every occasion.18:15

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hope Jimmy is careful with that needle18:15

Rush: Yes, again, LJ.18:15

libraryjim: glad no one got stuck!18:15

Mike n Rachel in DC: We had some excitement here. Cops chased someone down our street!18:16

Rush: Yes, M/R!18:16

Len Freeman: Hope all’s OK there mR18:16

Rush: I hope that the incident ended well!18:16

Rush: Returned from Tonopah.18:17

Mike n Rachel in DC: Suspect apprehended. All quiet now…but a lot of shouting and hullabaloo for a bit.18:17

Rush: My family and I stayed overnignt in Tonopah a couple years ago.18:17

Mike n Rachel in DC: We could have used Tombstone!18:17

Mike n Rachel in DC: What’s it like Rush? Quiet?18:17

Rush: Yes.18:18

Rush: We saw a rodeo there.18:18

libraryjim: well, and informal formal inquest.18:18

Rush: Interesting town. 18:18

Mike n Rachel in DC: No collusion!18:19

Rush: the “downtown” has some interesting vintage Chan-era buildings.18:19

libraryjim: MnR beat me to it18:19

Mike n Rachel in DC: lol18:19

Rush: :)18:20

Mike n Rachel in DC: Miss Wells is having second thoughts about the doctor now?18:20

Rush: “I came to disfigure her…”18:20

libraryjim: wow, and I thought acid attacks was a recent thing18:21

Mike n Rachel in DC: I think they were very popular in the 19th century18:21

Rush: Seems not, LJ.18:21

Rush: trap set….18:22

Rush: Jimmy sets it off!18:22

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hm.18:22

Mike n Rachel in DC: I’m not sure this is going to hold up in court.18:23

Rush: Self-defense.18:23

libraryjim: pre-miranda rights days18:24

Rush: Yes.18:24

Mike n Rachel in DC: Plea bargain.18:24

libraryjim: ouch18:24

Rush: Groucho Marx: “Do I have a good title for a movie…!”18:24

libraryjim: ooooo18:25

Rush: Happy ending….18:25

Mike n Rachel in DC: <kids-yeah>18:25

Rush: And a marriage saved….18:25

Matt1: <yee-haw>18:25

Godwinshelley2: bouncy outro18:25

libraryjim: all well that ends well18:25

Rush: Clocing credits….18:25

Rush: THE END….to upbeat music.18:25

Phil: Wow, Ricardo Cortez gets second billing.18:25

hounder: thanks for the fun. see you next week.18:25

Rush: Yes.18:25

Mike n Rachel in DC: Pretty snazzy!18:25

Mike n Rachel in DC: What’s up next week Rush?18:25

Matt1: Good night folks and Happy upcoming Mother’s Day!18:25

PaulM: good show18:26

libraryjim: nice one. I must have missed it last time we watched it.18:26

libraryjim: goodnight all. Have a great week.18:26

Rush: Next week!18:26

Mike n Rachel in DC: Goodnight LJ18:26

Rush: The Chan BLOCKBUSTER!18:26

danventure: fun episode18:26

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Rush: “Charlie Chan at Treasure Island”18:26

Mike n Rachel in DC: Ooooooh.18:26

Godwinshelley2: Nice film – and next week will be fun.18:26

libraryjim: nice18:26

Mike n Rachel in DC: Perhaps the best of all!18:26

Rush: That one is seen by many to be the best Chan movie in the series.18:26

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Godwinshelley2: Have a great week everyone – catch you all then18:27

Rush: Sio…18:27

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Rush: until then….18:27

Cdirus: See everyone next week!18:27

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danventure: looking forward to it!18:27

Phil: Aloha one and all.18:27

Rush: I thank you ALL for a GREAT night!18:27

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Rush: Take care….18:27

Mike n Rachel in DC: Have a great week everyone. See you in Treasure Island!18:27

Rush: have a happy, SAFE week!18:27

Rush: Yes, M/R!18:27

Rush: Please say hello to Rachel!18:27

Rush: I hope she enyoyed tonight’s film.18:28

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Rush: Good night, Mike…Rachel…Cd….18:28

Cdirus: Night Rush18:28

Rush: Good night!18:28

Rush: See you next week!

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