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City in Darkness (1939)

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75 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

While in Paris for a reunion on the eve of World War II, Charlie finds that the murder of an hated businessman leads him to a conspiracy to smuggle arms to Germany.
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Writers
Robert Ellis (screen play) | Helen Logan (screen play) | Gina Kaus (based on a play by) | Ladislas Fodor (based on a play by) (as Ladislaus Fodor) | Earl Derr Biggers (based on: the character "Charlie Chan" created by)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Dec 1, 1939

Release date
Dec 1, 1939 (United States)

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50 cast members
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Sidney Toler
Charlie Chan Charlie Chan   See fewer
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Lynn Bari
Marie Dubon Marie Dubon   See fewer
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Richard Clarke
Tony Madero (as Richard Clark) Tony Madero (as Richard Clark)   See fewer
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Harold Huber
Marcel Marcel   See fewer
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Pedro de Cordoba
Antoine (as Pedro De Cordoba) Antoine (as Pedro De Cordoba)   See fewer
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Dorothy Tree
Charlotte Ronnell Charlotte Ronnell   See fewer
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C. Henry Gordon
Prefect of Police J. Romaine Prefect of Police J. Romaine   See fewer
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Douglass Dumbrille
Petroff (as Douglas Dumbrille) Petroff (as Douglas Dumbrille)   See fewer
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Noel Madison
Belescu Belescu   See fewer
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Leo G. Carroll
Louis Santelle (as Leo Carroll) Louis Santelle (as Leo Carroll)   See fewer
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Frederick Vogeding
Captain (as Fredrik Vogeding) Captain (as Fredrik Vogeding)   See fewer
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Eugene Borden
Gendarme (uncredited) Gendarme (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Carlisle
Commuter (uncredited) Commuter (uncredited)   See fewer
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André Cheron
Man wearing a robe in the hallway (uncredited) Man wearing a robe in the hallway (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ann Codee
Complainant at Police (uncredited) Complainant at Police (uncredited)   See fewer
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Albert Conti
Travel Agency Manager (uncredited) Travel Agency Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gino Corrado
Proprietor of Wine Cellar (uncredited) Proprietor of Wine Cellar (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jean De Briac
Puppeteer (uncredited) Puppeteer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jean Del Val
French Cabby (uncredited) French Cabby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Farrell
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Fleischmann
Baptiste (uncredited) Baptiste (uncredited)   See fewer
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Constant Franke
Officer (uncredited) Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Arno Frey
Pilot (uncredited) Pilot (uncredited)   See fewer
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John George
Victor - Notorious Patron of Gangland Bistro (uncredited) Victor - Notorious Patron of Gangland Bistro (uncredited)   See fewer
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Helen Giere
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tim Holt
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Irving
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeanne Lafayette
French Girl (uncredited) French Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carl M. Leviness
Commuter (uncredited) Commuter (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Mark
Mechanic (uncredited) Mechanic (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alphonse Martell
Gendarme (uncredited) Gendarme (uncredited)   See fewer
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Alberto Morin
Clerk (uncredited) Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nita Pike
Telephone Operator (uncredited) Telephone Operator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Albert Pollet
Cabby (uncredited) Cabby (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Puglia
Gendarme at Steamship Office (uncredited) Gendarme at Steamship Office (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joseph Romantini
Gendarme (uncredited) Gendarme (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rolfe Sedan
Hotel Clerk (uncredited) Hotel Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Seidel
Phillip (uncredited) Phillip (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lester Sharpe
Market Man (uncredited) Market Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Sorel
Plainclothesman (uncredited) Plainclothesman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Larry Steers
Man Leaving Paris (uncredited) Man Leaving Paris (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jacques Vanaire
Gendarme (uncredited) Gendarme (uncredited)   See fewer
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Veola Vonn
French Girl (uncredited) French Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Poppy Wilde
One of Petroff's Girlfriends (uncredited) One of Petroff's Girlfriends (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marek Windheim
Cabby (uncredited) Cabby (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.8 / 10 | 1,173 votes