A crackerjack melodrama that has a few interesting sidelights to it. This movie introduced Karloff to sound (in a role so small that it didn't have a character name), and, in a small cameo, we see the detective who would last longer than just about any other on the screen, Charlie Chan, in
his third screen appearance. In this version, the redoubtable Chan is a lieutenant with Scotland Yard and is played by Park, one of the many Occidentals who did the role. King hires Shaw to pry into the background of Strange, who wants to marry Moran, a rich young woman and King's niece. Shaw is
quickly murdered, and King then learns that Strange has married Moran and they've gon...