Good morning Mr./Ms. (your name here.) Your mission is to take a team to Slovakia and The Czech Republic to locate and retrieve the remaining lost Charlie Chan films. The following was intercepted surrounding the film Charlie Chan in Paris on Rush Glick's Charlie Chan Family Home site and explains why: "...Charlie Chan in Paris was … Continue reading Mission Improbable: Slovakia & The Czech Repubic to find the four lost Chan Films
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Chabing. The Chan actress who once held General Douglas MacArthur’s heart.
Ever seen the movies The Chinese Ring (1947) or Shanghai Chest (1948)? Both Charlie Chan films staring Actor Roland Winters as Detective Chan? Well, they also features a lesser know bit actress born Isabel Rosario Cooper, who went under the stage name Chabing. She was also know as "Dimples" to one General Douglas MacArthur! February brings … Continue reading Chabing. The Chan actress who once held General Douglas MacArthur’s heart.
One other “Earl” was gifted a Key to The City of Honolulu.
HAPPY 2023 everyone...we made it! As previously reported last year (my August 2022 Biggers' Birthday post), in 1925 the Honolulu Tourism Bureau presented Author Earl Derr Biggers with an honorary Key to The City of Honolulu. This was in appreciation for the overwhelming good will and publicity his first Charlie Chan novel, The House Without … Continue reading One other “Earl” was gifted a Key to The City of Honolulu.
The 2022 Charlie Chan Family Home Newsletter.
Welcome to our 5th annual recap of The Charlie Chan Family Home happenings at Webmaster Rush Glick's website The Charlie Chan Family Home: 2022 in Summary. The Family Home moves to a new site this January 2023! Mike in D.C. gives us the World's Great Charlie Chan Quiz. 2023 The New Year and Beyond. The … Continue reading The 2022 Charlie Chan Family Home Newsletter.
Looking for a special holiday breakfast? Try Toast Hawaii!
One of my favorite breakfast treats (one I never experienced on the Islands) is Toast Hawaii or Hawaii Toast. Easy to prepare and delicious this savory dish is a real people pleaser! So perhaps this Christmas or New Year's morning, why not skip the Cinnabon's (gag), Tea & Toast (boring), or eggs & bacon (ho … Continue reading Looking for a special holiday breakfast? Try Toast Hawaii!
Get a letter from Santa Claus postmarked at the North Pole!
With the holiday season just around the corner Detective Charlie Chan and family are trying to get ahead of the game. And with eleven children in the Chan household I asked him, "How do the Chans get through the holiday with so many young hearts to please?" Here is what he told me: "Ah, best … Continue reading Get a letter from Santa Claus postmarked at the North Pole!
BOO! Attend the Charlie Chan virtual Halloween Party!
October 31st is near at hand (where did the year go?) and as he does every year, Webmaster Rush Glick will host his annual "Virtual" Halloween Party on Monday, October 24th! Here's how it works: Guests log into the Charlie Chan Chat Room, using an assumed name chosen from the cast of characters found inside … Continue reading BOO! Attend the Charlie Chan virtual Halloween Party!
The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan celebrates 50 years!
This month marks fifty years of The Amazing Chan and The Chan Clan; sixteen cartoon episodes that first aired on television from September 9th - December 30th, 1972. Reruns continued through the summer of 1973 and syndication from 1976 to 1982. If you've never seen the cartoon, a Hanna-Barbera Production, basically Detective Charlie Chan is … Continue reading The Amazing Chan and the Chan Clan celebrates 50 years!
A Charlie Chan Treasure Hunt: The Celluloid Parrot, The Wax Figure and The Key to the City.
This month we celebrate Earl Derr Biggers' 138th birthday (August 26th, 1884) with a treasure hunt! Move over Indiana Jones and The Temple of Doom, Lara Croft Tomb Raider, The Librarian and National Treasure...here I come Luigi and The Lost Charlie Chan Stuff (exciting music plays!) OK, maybe that doesn't quite pass muster. However, I'm … Continue reading A Charlie Chan Treasure Hunt: The Celluloid Parrot, The Wax Figure and The Key to the City.
Ah yes, those Chinese Fortune Cookies…or are they Japanese?
July 20th is National Fortune Cookie Day, yummy! Who hasn't eaten at a Chinese Restaurant, or picked up some take-out, without looking forward to that delectable treat filled with words of wisdom--the fortune cookie? Could it be these strange configurations we have grown to know and love are not what we think? But first, in … Continue reading Ah yes, those Chinese Fortune Cookies…or are they Japanese?