Charlie Chan on Broadway
Charlie Chan and his son Lee, are aboard a New York transatlantic liner returning from Germany in their previous adventure (Charlie Chan at the Olympics). They meet a mysterious woman, named Billie Bronson, who secretes a package in the trunk of the Chans. After the liner docks, Chan and Lee are met at the pier by Inspector Nelson and two rival reporters, Joan Wendall and Speed Patton. Bille, having left the country a year ago when sought as a material witness in a political scandal, has returned to "blow the lid off the town." She follows the Chans to their hotel and attempts to regain her package from the trunk, only to be interrupted by Lee. She then goes to the "Hottentot Club", where "candid-camera night" is in full progress, followed by Lee. Already present are Joan and Speed. Billie is mysteriously murdered and Charlie is summoned from a police banquet in his honor. Now Chan have to solve these murder case and on the middle of the investigation another murder was done on Charlies room hotel and the package was stoolen from the Trunk that Charlie realized that contains her diary. Some scattered clues are collected and Charlie Chan is mounting these puzzle to name the assassin.