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Mr. Moto's Gamble (1938) was a Crime - Mystery Film directed by James Tinling and produced by John Stone and Sol M. Wurtzel.

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Kentaro Moto: There is no situation that science and skill cannot master.


Penny Kendall: Oh, Scotty, if you'll turn me loose on this, I'll have this town so deep in tears that they'll be using canoes for taxicabs.


Lieutenant Riggs: [frustrated] Medium height, medium build, medium complexion - I'd have to be a medium to find Howard from the description like that Detroit tailor gives me!


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A tribute to Warner Oland appears in Mr. Moto's Last Warning, the next film in the Moto series. During the movie's production in August 1938, cast and crew learned of Oland's passing in his native Swedan (five months after the completion and release of "Mr. Moto's Gamble"). Over the title "Charlie Chan in Honolulu", on the bill of the Sultana Theatre of Variety, they placed the banner "Last Day".
While talking to Lee Chan, Harold Huber as Lt. Riggs refers to working with Lee's father Charlie before. In Charlie Chan on Broadway Huber did, playing another New York policeman
The only non-Chan film to feature Keye Luke's 'Lee Chan' character, and the last at Fox. Luke would play Lee twice more, in Monogram's final two CHANS, The Feathered Serpent and The Sky Dragon.
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