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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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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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Captain George Faulkiner
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Ann (as Linda Winters)
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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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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on March 4, 1940 with Joan Bennett and Ralph Bellamy reprising their film roles. See more »

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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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When Irish Eyes Are Smiling
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Lyrics by Chauncey Olcott and George Graff (as George Graf, Jr.)
Music by' Ernest Ball (I)'
Played by Fredric March on piano
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Hedy clone
16 August 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I must say Joan looked like Hedy Lamarr, and that is the ultimate compliment in this movie. In fact, the comics of the day, usually made jokes about her and Hedy...something like this..."Hedy so fair...why does she make Joan Bennett wear all her old hair". Years later, in an interview Joan said that she didn't think Hedy appreciated the joke..but I read otherwise, Hedy couldn't stop laughing..go figure. Anyhow, the movie was so-so, Ann Sothern, my favorite, had the usual barbs. I also read that since Joan did her Hedy turn, she got more popular than as a blond and apparently made movies that Hedy couldn't do because of her foreign accent and so Joan made a lot more movies and some pretty good ones...and yet, she never became the super star that Hedy became. Please take note..in 1950 she replaced Hedy in the "Father of the Bride". cause Hedy was too young to be Elizabeth's mother...Joan was 4 years older than Hedy.


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