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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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Nick Crowder: Clipper, you'd suspect your own grandmother!
Clipper McCoy: Yeah, but you're not my grandmother.
Nick Crowder: Don't bet on it!


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.


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


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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
Begun as a Charlie Chan film ("Charlie Chan at the Ringside"), but upon difficulties between 20th Century-Fox and Chan star Warner Oland, the script was hastily rewritten to accommodate Fox's other Asian sleuth, Mr. Moto. The presence of Chan's son Lee is evidence of the grafting of one movie onto another series. Though it has been reported that Oland's death was the cause for this change from Chan to Moto, it is not the case. This film was released theatrically on 3/25/38, and Oland did not die until August 6th of that same year.
The fourth Moto to be produced (Jan-Feb 1938), and the third to be released (Mar 25 1938).
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