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The Black Camel (1931) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Hamilton MacFadden and produced by Hamilton MacFadden and William Sistrom.

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Beach Party Blogathon: The Black Camel (1931)

By Caftan Woman on Jun 8, 2015 From Caftan Woman

Beach Party blogathon! Our hostesses for this June 8 - 12 cruise along coastal cinema are Ruth of Silver Screenings and Kristina of Speakeasy. Check here for the sunny line-up. When I read the Nancy Drew mystery The Secret of the Golden Pavilion as a young girl I longed to visit Hawaii. Later o... Read full article


Discovering Oahu, Hawaii with Charlie Chan - Part 2 - The Black Camel (1931) and Kailua Beach

By Google profile on Aug 31, 2012 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog

About MeBlogger, Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog and more. Please add my Google profile to your circles. The Black Camel (1931) "In May 1931, a small, wrinkled old man visited the production set of a film on Oahu's Kailua Beach...the man... was none other than Chang Apana."Yunte Huang - C... Read full article


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The second of three Chans directed by Hamilton MacFadden, who also appeared in three.
Of the five Warner Oland Charlie Chan films based on the original Earl Derr Biggers novels, only this one still survives. The other four are believed to have been lost in one of two fires, one in the thirties and the other in the sixties.
Earl Derr Biggers visited the Hawaiian set, presenting a copy of his 1929 source novel to Chang Apana, the local police detective who inspired him to create Chan.
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