Charlie Chan at the Circus (1936)

Director
Harry Lachman

Main cast
Warner Oland; Keye Luke; George Brasno; Olive Brasno; Francis Ford

Genres
Crime, Mystery, Comedy, Thriller

Description
While visiting the circus with his family, Charlie is recruited by the big top's co-owner to investigate threatening letters that he's received.


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