Flip the Frog: Chinaman's Chance (1933)

Publication Year: 
1933

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Chinaman's chance means little or no chance at all. It was an American idiomatic expression in the 19th and 20th centuries. The original phrase, from the California gold rush, was that one had only a Chinaman's Chance in Hell, but it morphed through usage into its current state.
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In A Chinaman's Chance (1933), Flip and his dog track down the notorious Chinese criminal, Chow Mein. While investigating in a Chinese laundry, Flip stumbles into an opium den, inhales the stuff via opium pipe, and begins hallucinating.
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