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Charlie Chan at the Opera (1936) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by H. Bruce Humberstone and produced by John Stone.

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Mme. Lucretia Borelli: Is this some ridiculous attempt at saving your face, Mr. Chan?
Charlie Chan: Humble countenance merely facing facts.


Sergeant Kelly: [looking at a note written in Chinese] What's that? A laundry list?
Charlie Chan: Much laundry, but all dirty.


Mr. Arnold: My name's Arnold. I'm stage manager here, and this opera is going on tonight even if Frankenstein walks in.


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The unique billing listed Warner Oland vs. Boris Karloff above the title. Karloff had turned down the title role in Werewolf of London, which would have pitted him against his current co-star. The part was ultimately played by Henry Hull.
The Mephistopheles costume from "Faust" worn in the film was originally made for Lawrence Tibbett to wear in "Metropolitan" (1936).
Though only excerpts are used, Oscar Levant wrote an entire short opera for this film.
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