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When a friend of Charlie's is found kicked to death by his own race horse on board a Honolulu-bound liner, the detective discovers foul play and uncovers an international gambling ring.
The footage purporting to be the Melbourne Cup was not shot in Melbourne. The Flemington grandstand (1924), still standing, is different, as are the grounds, and horse races are conducted on grass in Australia, not on dirt.
Confucius say, "No man is poor who have worthy son."
When Charlie and Lee examine the note addressed to George Chester, Charlie says it has a watermark. The camera shows a close up of embossed paper, presumably because it's easier to see.