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Sky Dragon
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Directed byLesley Selander
Written byEarl Derr Biggers
Oliver Drake
Produced byJames S. Burkett
StarringRoland Winters
Mantan Moreland
Keye Luke
CinematographyWilliam A. Sickner
Edited byRoy Livingston
Music byEdward J. Kay
Distributed byMonogram Pictures
Release date
  • April 27, 1949 (1949-04-27)
Running time
64 minutes
CountryUnited States

Sky Dragon (also titled Murder in the Air) is a 1949 American mystery film, the sixth in which Roland Winters portrayed Charlie Chan. Directed by Lesley Selander, it is the last Chan film in the long-running series that originated in 1930 with Fox Film Corporation production of Charlie Chan Carries On, starring Warner Oland.


After passengers on an airplane headed for San Francisco are drugged, they wake up to discover that a quarter-million dollars is missing. Mantan Moreland provides comic relief as Chan's chauffeur, Birmingham Brown.