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Writers:
John Lee Mahin (screen play)
Wilson Collison (from the play by)
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Release Date:
22 October 1932 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
The owner of a rubber plantation becomes involved with the new wife of one of his employees. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 win See more »
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Gable and Harlow raise the heat See more (46 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Clark Gable ... Dennis Carson

Jean Harlow ... Vantine
Gene Raymond ... Gary Willis

Mary Astor ... Barbara Willis

Donald Crisp ... Guidon

Tully Marshall ... McQuarg
Forrester Harvey ... Limey
Willie Fung ... Hoy

Directed by
Victor Fleming (uncredited)
 
Writing credits
John Lee Mahin (screen play) (as John Mahin)

Wilson Collison (from the play by)

Donald Ogden Stewart  additional writer (uncredited)

Produced by
Hunt Stromberg .... producer (uncredited)
Irving Thalberg .... producer (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Harold Rosson (photographed by)
Arthur Edeson (uncredited)
 
Film Editing by
Blanche Sewell (film editor)
 
Art Direction by
Cedric Gibbons 
 
Costume Design by
Adrian (gowns)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Hugh Boswell .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Douglas Shearer .... recording director
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Eugene Joseff .... costume jeweller (uncredited)
 
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Runtime:
83 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
Certification:
Australia:PG | USA:Passed (National Board of Review) | USA:TV-PG (TV rating)

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Trivia:
During filming of the famous rainbarrel sequence, Jean Harlow reportedly stood up - topless - and called out something along the lines of "one for the boys in the lab!" Director Victor Fleming quickly removed the film from the camera to prevent any footage from reaching the black market.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: 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:
Barbara Willis:That's a... a very polished little speech for a... barbarian.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in 100 Years at the Movies (1994) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
Appassionato in A MinorSee more »

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15 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Gable and Harlow raise the heat, 30 November 2003
Author: moviefreak37

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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