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It's The HEIGHT of FRIGHT!

The Trap

When a troupe of showgirls with their impresario and press agent vacation at a Malibu Beach resort, two of them are garroted. Charlie takes on the case assisted by Number Two Son Jimmy and faithful chauffeur Birmingham Brown.

Credits

The Trap Cast

Name Character
Sidney Toler He was 72, 72 years old when he died as Charlie Chan
Helen Gerald as Ruby
Minerva Urecal She was 52, 71 years old when she died as Miss Weebles, the Housekeeper
Howard Negley He was 48, 85 years old when he died as Cole King, Impresario
Victor Sen Yung He was 31, 65 years old when he died as Jimmy Chan (as Victor Sen Young)
Larry J. Blake He was 32, 68 years old when he died as Rick Daniels (as Larry Blake)
Tanis Chandler She was 22, 81 years old when she died as Adelaide Brandt
Anne Nagel She was 31, 50 years old when she died as Marcia
Kirk Alyn He was 36, 88 years old when he died as Sgt. Reynolds
Bettie Best as Winifred
Barbara Jean Wong She was 22, 75 years old when she died as San Toy
Mantan Moreland He was 44, 71 years old when he died as Birmingham Brown
Rita Quigley She was 23, 85 years old when she died as Clementine
Lois Austin She was 45, 56 years old when she died as Mrs. Thorn
Margaret Brayton as Madge Mudge

The Trap Crew

Name Department
George Milo as Set Decoration. He was 36 (74) years old when He died Art
William Austin as Editor. He was 62 (91) years old when He died Editing
James S. Brown, Jr. as Director of Photography. He was 54 (57) years old when He died Camera
Earl Derr Biggers as Characters. He was 62 (48) years old when He died Writing
Dave Milton as Art Direction. He was 58 (90) years old when He died Art
Miriam Kissinger as Screenplay. Writing
Howard Bretherton as Director. He was 56 (78) years old when He died Directing
James S. Burkett as Producer. Production
William A. Calihan, Jr. as Production Manager. Production
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The Trap (75 years)

It's The HEIGHT of FRIGHT!

  • Release day: Saturday, November 30, 1946
  • Runtime: 62 minutes