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Red Dust (1932)

Passed  -  Drama | Romance  -  22 October 1932 (USA)
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The owner of a rubber plantation becomes involved with the new wife of one of his employees.

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Dennis Carson
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Barbara Willis
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Tully Marshall ...
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Storyline

Conditions are spartan on Dennis Carson's Indochina rubber plantation during a dusty dry monsoon. The latest boat upriver brings Carson an unwelcome guest: Vantine, a floozy from Saigon, hoping to evade the police by a stay upcountry. But Carson, initially uninterested, soon succumbs to Vantine's ostentatious charms...until the arrival of surveyor Gary Willis, ill with malaria, and his refined but sensuous wife Barbara. Now the rains begin, and passion flows like water... Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Drama | Romance

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Release Date:

22 October 1932 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die gelbe Hölle  »

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Budget:

$408,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Second of five movie pairings of Clark Gable and Jean Harlow. See more »

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When Clark Gable and Gene Raymond are in the tree while hunting, after the line: 'this would be a bad country to raise children in, wouldn't it?', the cloud in the background changes dramatically. See more »

Quotes

Dennis Carson: All right. If that makes you feel any better.
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Appassionato in A Minor
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Music by Domenico Savino
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Gable and Harlow raise the heat
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A very entertaining movie with Gable and Harlow at their best.They really shine in their roles.Also a good performance by a young Mary Astor.It's easy to see that Clark Gable consolidated his newly won fame with this film.He shows his magnificent charisma on the screen perhaps for the first time to full effect.Harlow matches him all the way.An inspired pairing.


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