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Trade Winds (1938)

 -  Drama  -  28 December 1938 (USA)
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Kay Kerrigan commits a murder and then changes her hair color, assumes a new identity and flees the country by ship. She's unaware that she's being followed by Sam Wye, a skirt chasing ... See full summary »

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Sam Wye
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Kay Kerrigan
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Ben Blodgett
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Jean Livingstone
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Thomas Bruhme II
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Commissioner Blackton
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Captain George Faulkiner
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Mrs. Johnson
Richard Tucker ...
John Johnson
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Ann (as Linda Winters)
Wilma Francis ...
Judy
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Kay Kerrigan commits a murder and then changes her hair color, assumes a new identity and flees the country by ship. She's unaware that she's being followed by Sam Wye, a skirt chasing detective. The two soon develop a shipboard romance. Will Sam be able to bring Kay back to the States and likely imprisonment? Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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28 December 1938 (USA)  »

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Agapisa mia dolofono  »

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"Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on May 29, 1949 with Fredric March reprising his film role. See more »

Quotes

Commissioner Blackton: There's not one of you - not one - that could trail a puppy with muddy feet across a white bedspread.
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Referenced in Added Attractions: The Hollywood Shorts Story (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

When Irish Eyes Are Smiling
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Lyrics by Chauncy Olcott and George Graf, Jr.
Music by Ernest Ball
Played by Fredric March on piano
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Why isn't Trade Winds available on DVD???
1 December 2007 | by (Western Chicago Suburbs) – See all my reviews

I first saw this movie as a teen eons ago while my parents were busy playing cards at the home of friends, and have loved it ever since. Since my last viewing was over 20 years ago, I would love to have this on DVD to enjoy it again! I love all the characters, and lovely Joan Bennett indeed looked SMASHING as a brunette, which she kept for the rest of her long career. Very appealing was the insouciance of Fredric March's character, the smart humor of bubbly Ann Sothern's part, and the determined dorkiness of Ralph Bellamy's eager beaver character plus an interesting and engaging story.

Let's get this released, people that have the say-so!


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