Number Three Son Tommy comes to the aid of a damsel in distress - by offering Charlie's services - in this "top-notch whodunnit fare" (Variety) starring Sidney Toler and Benson Fong.
Leah Manning (Joan Woodbury) has never stopped searching for her father's murderer, although the police and the DA gave up long ago. And now, to add insult to injury, an "expert criminologist" has written a "novel" accusing her mother of the crime! Charlie's investigation leads him to a cutthroat gang of gem thieves out to steal a wealth of diamonds hidden in a porcelain Chinese cat!
In this installment of the popular series, a young beauty enlists the aid of Charlie Chan (Sidney Toler) in her quest to find her father's killer.