Mr. Moto's Gamble

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Mr. Moto's Gamble ★★ 1938

Mr. Moto (Lorre) is teaching a class for would-be sleuths and one of his students is Charlie Chan's son, Lee (Luke), who helps out when Moto investigates the murder of a boxer during a fight. Originally intended as a Charlie Chan film that was already in production, the script was rewritten because of Warner Oland's health problems and doesn't quite fit the other Moto adventures. 3rd in the series. 72m/B DVD . Peter Lorre, Keye Luke, Maxie “Slapsie” Rosenbloom, Lynn Bari, Dick Baldwin, Douglas Fowley, Jayne Regan, Harold Huber, Ward Bond, Lon Chaney Jr.; D: James Tinling; W: Charles Belden, Jerome Cady; C: Lucien N. Andriot; M: Samuel Kaylin.