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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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Ann Sothern's character proved so popular in this movie, it was spun off to create series of "Maisie" films. See more »

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When Thomas is shot, he is wearing a striped robe with a bright monogram on the left breast. When we later see his body on the floor, with the police investigating, the monogram is missing. 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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a great show
5 March 2015 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

This is a very entertaining movie on more than one level. Not only is there a twist at the end, love prevails, and we get to see glimpses of Asia. The dialog sparkles even 70 years after it was made, and we see the flaws in money as the only motive for a chase. I have lived in or visited many of the places seen in the background of this film, and enjoyed the visual hint that these wealthy travelers are living in a world of their own, unconnected with local people or places. Not all the backgrounds are convincing, as I think the filmmakers took artistic license, but the clothes! the manners! the relationships! are lots of fun. And nary a word about the humidity! I got a special kick out of Wye's pith helmet, a total cultural borrowing from the English in India.


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