The Red Dragon

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The Red Dragon
The Red Dragon FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Phil Rosen
Produced by James S. Burkett
Written by George Callahan
Starring Sidney Toler
Benson Fong
Music by Edward J. Kay
Distributed by Monogram Pictures
Release date
  • February 2, 1946 (1946-02-02)
Running time
62 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Red Dragon is a 1946 mystery film starring Sidney Toler as Charlie Chan, who has to sift through a host of suspects for three murders.

The film marks the first appearance of Willie Best as Chattanooga Brown, Birmingham Brown's cousin. Compared with Mantan Moreland's appearances as Birmingham Brown, Best's portrayal of Chattanooga was broader and played more upon racial stereotypes. The character was dropped after two appearances.


DVD release[edit]

The Red Dragon has been released on DVD.

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