Fox Film Corporation
Starring: Warner Oland, Russell Hicks
Directed by: James Tinling
Cat Out of the Bag Alert! This review contains some spoilers for this film!
Synopsis: Charlie Chan (Warner Oland) arrives in Shanghai where a man is murdered at a banquet, setting off another investigation by the famed detective.
Cat Burglars (Scene Stealers): As Chan and a man named James Andrew (Russell Hicks) look for clues in a house, they hear a strange noise nearby. They pinpoint it to a cabinet behind them. Guns drawn, they demand that whoever is inside come out. Chan opens the door and a mama cat steps out, revealing four adorable kittens inside. The men laugh over the false alarm.
Final Mewsings: The mystery is how did the cats get inside a closed cabinet?
Many thanks to Ted Davis for letting us know about the cats in this movie!