Chat Archive 6/14/2021

The text of our Charlie Chan Family Chat for June 14, 2021

Phantom of Chinatown

The Landini Murder Case: The Gun

Mike n Rachel in DC
Rich – Maine

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Rich – Maine: Good evening, my first visit !

Matt1: Hello, Rich and Welcome!

Rich – Maine: Thanks Matt I watched Murder Cruise last night, its a great one

Matt1: Agreed, though as we say here, the only bad Chan, is no Chan!

Rich – Maine: I agree! Although my preference is always Sidney

Matt1: Tonight we’re taking a detour from Chan, dur to Keye Luke’s birthday on Friday. Tonight we will be watching Phantom of Chinatown!

Rich – Maine: Excellent

Matt1: That starts at 8:15 est

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Matt1: The link is above the chat room

Matt1: Hello SB!

sarabell2: Hi Matt1 thanks for hosting. Hi Rich

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Matt1: At 7:45, we’ll be listening to: “The Landini Murder Case: The Gun” Charlie Chan radio program….The link is above too!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Good evening all!

Matt1: Hello M & R!

sarabell2: I hate to ask an obvious question, but are you in Maine, Rich?

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hi Matt. Are you our captain for tonight?

sarabell2: Hello Mick n Rachel

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hey SB!

Matt1: I got the Helm

Mike n Rachel in DC: We’re in good hands…I’m guessing Rush is in transit to IA?

Matt1: Rush will be out the next two weeks….He may try to “pop” in

sarabell2: I will ask a Rush question. Why is it called the Landini Murder case, always?

Matt1: I think he has a function tonight and moves next week?

Rich – Maine: Hello Sarabell2

Mike n Rachel in DC: Ah.

Matt1: Good question……for Rush!

sarabell2: OK, I will ask later. I tried to google it. Failed.

Mike n Rachel in DC: Well, here’s a musical possibility. :).

Matt1: We’ll start the radio program in 2:30 minutes

Matt1: Cue to the correct link above!

Matt1: The Landini Murder Case: The Gun

Matt1: 2 minutes!

Matt1: We all start at the same time, Rich

Matt1: 90 seconds!

Matt1: ONE minute to radio program!

Matt1: 45 seconds….

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Matt1: 30 seconds…..

Matt1: Hello DV1 Cue Up!

Matt1: 15 seconds…..

DanVenture: Whew! Just in time!

Matt1: 10 seconds

Matt1: 5….

Matt1: GO!

Rich – Maine: WOW!

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mda19083: hello all

sarabell2: Good evening, DV and mda

Matt1: Hello MDA!

mda19083: hello sb

mda19083: just made it

Matt1: Radio program just started

Matt1: 1:15

Matt1: 1:25

Matt1: Recap

mda19083: you know what happens when you assume cecile

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Matt1: Hello Louise!

Louise: Hi Gang! I got here early today.

Matt1: We’re half way into radio program, if you care to join?

Louise: I don’t think I have seen the upcoming Mr. Wong movie so that should be fun.

Louise: I won’t do the radio, Matt, since I am just winding down from dinner…

Matt1: Ah….link is above. We’ve watched it a few times here, for Lukes BD

sarabell2: Hi Louise, glad you are here.

Louise: Hi sarabell. I have had family events the last couple of weeks

sarabell2: Good events, I hope.

Louise: My son was visiting so that was very good

Matt1: Always nice

Matt1: Commercial break

Matt1: Words of wisdom

sarabell2: Good!

Matt1: THE END

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Matt1: <clap-clap>

Rich – Maine: fascinating….never heard one before

Matt1: Hello Zoe!

Zoe: hello

Louise: Hi Zoe

sarabell2: Hi Zoe, too!

Zoe: hello everyone!

Matt1: It’s pretty cool, Rich

mda19083: since we are celebrating keye luke’s birthday tonight, does anyone know how many candles i should add to his cake

Matt1: Bring a fire extinquisher

sarabell2: 100?

Rich – Maine: born in 1904

Matt1: Yep

Mike n Rachel in DC: almost 120!

sarabell2: So he was in his 30s or 40s playing Charlie’s son?

mda19083: thanks for the info – i hope i don’t set off the smoke detector

Louise: Wow, all the Chan stuff is really old and holds up until this day

mda19083: i am a few candles short of 118 – as well as a few bricks short of a load

Matt1: We’ll start in about 10 minutes. Please pause the film to the opening title: Phantom of Chinatown

Matt1: Link is above chatroom, if needed

Matt1: btw, this is Rich’s first time here!

Matt1: I’m Matt from Florida

Mike n Rachel in DC: Aha. Welcome Rich!

Rich – Maine: YES! Thanks so much….loved the radio show

Mike n Rachel in DC: This has to be one of Keye Luke’s bigger roles. Leading man!

Matt1: Yes!

Louise: Cued here (I have the DVD set)

Matt1: Rush, our founder is out for the next two weeks, he runs the website, Rich

mda19083: welcome rich – i will be on my best behavior tonight

Rich – Maine: the websites are incredible….so much information and I love the FB posts

Matt1: He may “pop” in

Louise: Hi Rich: welcome to our friendly crew

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Mike n Rachel in DC: Pop! Pop! Pop!

Dona: Hello Everyone!

Louise: Hey Dona

Matt1: He and the website are a wealth of knowledge

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hey Dona

mda19083: hello mnr

Matt1: Hello Dona!

mda19083: hello dona

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hey mda…good to see you again

Matt1: 10 minutes, folks!

Matt1: 5 minutes, oops

sarabell2: Good evening, Dona. Almost spelled it DOA

mda19083: how are things in dc

Mike n Rachel in DC: Ready for The Phantom i DC

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Matt1: Hello NT!

Nothere: Nothere is not here

Mike n Rachel in DC: Well..look who’s not here!

sarabell2: Hi NT

mda19083: NT/NH is in the house

Matt1: Cue up! Phantom of Chinatown

Dona: Hi NT

Nothere: Greeting all

Dona: Ready here Matt

Matt1: THREE minutes until showtime!

Louise: Nothere is here

Nothere: Matt? Hah trust Rush to try and be more nothere than me.



Mike n Rachel in DC: *vroom*

Matt1: TWO minutes!

Mike n Rachel in DC: …more not here… *brain explodes*

DanVenture: Let me venture my greetings to Rich!

DanVenture: You certainly enrich us with your presence…

Matt1: ONE minute!

Mike n Rachel in DC: tick tick tick

Matt1: 45 seconds

Mike n Rachel in DC: *fastens chinstrap*

Matt1: 30 seconds

Matt1: 15 seconds

Mike n Rachel in DC: *buckles seatbelt*

Matt1: 10…..

Mike n Rachel in DC: *lights fuse*

Matt1: 5…..

Matt1: GO!

Nothere: Dunh dunh dn

Mike n Rachel in DC: GONG

Louise: They are using Chan music

Matt1: TYSM, M & R!

Nothere: Gone. So it’s a Monogrm olace you bts on fog.

Mike n Rachel in DC: LTF!

Louise: Waiting for that fog, then

Mike n Rachel in DC: True, Louise…but I think they have the “Wong” detective in this one…

Louise: Ouch, M&R, is it going to be that kind of night???

mda19083: 🙂

Louise: Another archaeology story

Mike n Rachel in DC: Rachel sez she will keep the pun quotient low

Matt1: Really missing our old sound effects

mda19083: shades of cc in egypt

Nothere: I can dig it Louise. Cause yp its that kinda night.

Louise: That is all ancient stuff with you guys

Nothere: You’ll notice he says Racheal. Butdosen’t mention himself.

Mike n Rachel in DC: Mike likes puns…Rachel not so much. She is the pun monitor…

Nothere: Well we do hve a history of it.

Louise: Louise is me!

Nothere: The lat camel in line want to know if they have to walk single file

Nothere: Louise is Louise accept no substatuite.

Louise: Never rush into a tomb…

Matt1: You 1st?

Louise: I hate when they show bad archaeological techniques

mda19083: the first camel in line has the best view

Mike n Rachel in DC: Egypt movie rules: 1. Don’t be the first to open the tomb. 2. Don’t read the scrolls out loud.

Nothere: It’s waited 5 thousand years. It can wait till I se if you diehorribly.

mda19083: where’s dragoman

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Louise: 3. Don’t have a daughter named Louise

Matt1: Hello GS!

Louise: Hi GS

Godwinshelley3: A quick hello from Maryland

Mike n Rachel in DC: Here, let me set up my camera so I can film him dying in agony

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hi GS! Glad you’re back East. What brings you to MD?

Louise: nothing like stealing the artifacts

mda19083: oh no the dead see scroll

Nothere: Hey God

Godwinshelley3: Left home (DE) this AM – annual eye and Oncologist appointments tomorrow – then on to Indiana to put my parents house on the market

Nothere: Don’t sell to a megacorp Go.

Godwinshelley3: My doctors are in MD from when I lived there – these are the ones I haven’t replaced in DE yet

Louise: You are so busy, GS. Glad you found time to stop in and say Hi.

Mike n Rachel in DC: Ah. Safe travels and much success!

Dona: Yes, good to see you GS

Matt1: Uh, oh

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Matt1: Hello Rush!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Rule #3: Don’t drink the water…

Rush2: Hi!

Godwinshelley3: Sorry I am missing this evening – I’ll try to pop in next Monday – we are having my Mother’s Inurnment in the afternoon that day too

Mike n Rachel in DC: Rush!

Matt1: Best of luck, GS!

Godwinshelley3: And I got to see Rush check in too!

Rush2: Just dropping in for a moment to say hello!

mda19083: be good folks – rush is here

Mike n Rachel in DC: Glad to see you–hope all is well.

Godwinshelley3: Just like me Rush – a quick hello then gone for me

Godwinshelley3: Night all – stay safe

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Rush2: The movers are about done and I have to do a walk thru!

Matt1: Hanging in there?

Nothere: Ruh is back. Quickshove everything in the closet.

Louise: Hi Rush

mda19083: get the man a glass of water

Rush2: Take care…be happy! See you next week hopefully!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Hope all goes well, Rush!

Rush2: Good night…

Rush2: Tysm!

Mike n Rachel in DC: See you next week

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Matt1: Safe travels and good luck Rush

Rush2: Yes!

Rush2: Ty!

Louise: Mr Wong!

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Mike n Rachel in DC: Not sure about that moustache, Mr. Wong

mda19083: 2 wongs don’t make a wright

Mike n Rachel in DC: *mustache

mda19083: cue the can

Nothere: But 2 rights make a utrun

mda19083: nice one nt

Louise: the ‘stache at least ties him to the older Wong

Mike n Rachel in DC: Utrun? Isn’t that like a yurt?

Mike n Rachel in DC: True, Louise…and it keeps him from looking too much like Jimmy Chan

mda19083: he will always be jimmy chan to me

Matt1: Foo!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Did we miss an LTF sighting?

mda19083: tough character that guy

Mike n Rachel in DC: aha

Louise: It is weird watching Jimmy in yet another disguise

Nothere: I think I’nm a bit behind 1725?

Mike n Rachel in DC: Those newspaper photos were like a “before and after”

Mike n Rachel in DC: 18:00 here

Nothere: The water. Aha Neptune is the killer. To Mt Olympus.

mda19083: the pitcher in the picture

Mike n Rachel in DC: Watch out for the trident, NT

Louise: never touch a glowing thing

Mike n Rachel in DC: especially if you’re near Chernobyl or in a mystery movie

Nothere: Alien movies it could go either way.

mda19083: oh no – not a shrubbery

mda19083: check it for fingerprints

Nothere: It”s alright Mda there are no Kights around.

mda19083: its just a flesh wound

Mike n Rachel in DC: Alien movie: poke it with a stick, NT

Mike n Rachel in DC: Marfak Lubrication?

mda19083: nice move mr wong

Mike n Rachel in DC: Weird sign in background

Nothere: Spacious phone booth.Wonder if that’s where see how many pople you can fit fad started?

DanVenture: 10 cents/gallon of gas…

Louise: No Louise would poison her own father…

Nothere: Then the war hits and it goes up to 15 cents. Schocking.

Louise: He’s been watching too many Chan films

Mike n Rachel in DC: But it was rationed to save tires

Nothere: A statement that leas to the I frame myself trick.

Dona: No one has screens on their windows

Dona: wierd

Nothere: Don’t let it bug you Donna

Mike n Rachel in DC: Wild guess…screens not used in Chinatown perhaps?

Dona: lol

Nothere: Don’t let it bug you Donna

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Nothere: tesst

Matt1: wb

Mike n Rachel in DC: success, nt!

mda19083: someone slugged me

Mike n Rachel in DC: Jimmy looks like he’s suspicious

Dona: he should be

Dona: it would be like driving a tank

Nothere: I heard somebody outside. Who? Not sure it’s not the little man upon the stair. How do you know? No staris.

Nothere: Se told you you should start your engines.

mda19083: the poison darts are next

Nothere: Poision darts? Get me Indiana Jones.

Louise: always poison darts, right before or after the lights go out

Nothere: Well I find it easer to shoot my poision darts easier f ther…I mean I would if I had any. Which I do not.

mda19083: tea for two

mda19083: foo for tea

Mike n Rachel in DC: tea for two, and foo for tea…dum dee dee, dah dee ti dee

DanVenture: Wow. That gag about George Washington sure hits home.

Nothere: One lump or Foo?

mda19083: 🙂

Mike n Rachel in DC: I prefer Fu, please

Louise: OIL!!!

Mike n Rachel in DC: You mean in his hair?

mda19083: it was the phantom of chinatown – now i get it

Nothere: The Phantom of the

mda19083: tysm

Nothere: The phantom of the Opera is unimpressed by the phantom of Chinatown.

mda19083: pu pu platter for 2

Louise: trap doors and water

Mike n Rachel in DC: No lights going out though…inferior plot device assortment 🙂

mda19083: blaast it

Nothere: Alais this is where I leave you. Until we meet over the skies of New York, omeone pack me parachute.

Matt1: Take care, NT

mda19083: later nt

Mike n Rachel in DC: Good to see you NT

DanVenture: Indeed, NT

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Louise: kinda shriveled

mda19083: the butler didn’t do it

Mike n Rachel in DC: That’s a hospital room?

Louise: Tooth hurty???

Mike n Rachel in DC: zzz

Dona: I am going to have to leave. So glad to see all of you. I will be back in two weeks. Night all have a good couple of weeks.

Louise: bye Dona

Mike n Rachel in DC: Take care, Dona!

sarabell2: Goodbye Dona..

Matt1: Good night Dona!

mda19083: good night dona

Mike n Rachel in DC: Ah yes, Mr. Wong. Right this way for your colonoscopy…

mda19083: 🙂

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sarabell2: Don’t remind me, Mike

Mike n Rachel in DC: Mr. Wong will be happy when this is all behind him…

sarabell2: It all turns out in the end.

mda19083: calling dr howard dr fine dr howard

Mike n Rachel in DC: 🙂

mda19083: i knew it

Mike n Rachel in DC: Ha. Too smart for ya, smartypants

Matt1: THE END

Matt1: <yee-haw>

Mike n Rachel in DC: <kids-yeah>

Matt1: Next week…..Murder Over New York

Louise: always a romance at the end

Mike n Rachel in DC: Back to Chan-dom!

Matt1: Thank you all for coming out

mda19083: be there or be square

DanVenture: Pretty good show.

sarabell2: Thanks so much for the show tonight, Matt. Good night all!

mda19083: thanks matt 1 and all

DanVenture: CU next time!

Louise: Good job everyone

Zoe: yep – night all

Mike n Rachel in DC: Thank YOU Matt, for your capable MC-ing!

Mike n Rachel in DC: Till next week!

Matt1: Good night folks and have a great week and to the Dad’s…..Happy Father’s Day!

Louise: nite

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