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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.


Lee Chan: Oh, Mr. Moto?
Kentaro Moto: Yes, Lee?
Lee Chan: I though you would like to know I got a letter from Pop yesterday.
Kentaro Moto: Oh, you did?
Lee Chan: Mm-hmm. He sent his best to you.
Kentaro Moto: Thank you. And, uh, how is your honorable father enjoying his homelife in beautiful Honolulu?
Lee Chan: He seems fine, but he kind of worries about me. Y'see, I'm really supposed to be studying art here at the university... but gosh, I want to be a detective!
Kentaro Moto: [chuckles] I understand. My parents wanted me to be an acrobat.


Kentaro Moto: To recognize one's faults requires intelligence; to admit them requires courage.


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Production delays caused Chick Chandler to be replaced by Charles Williams.
The fourth Moto to be produced (Jan-Feb 1938), and the third to be released (Mar 25 1938).
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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