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Panama Lady (1939)

Approved  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  12 May 1939 (USA)
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A weary dance-hall girl in a Panama saloon hooks up with a rough-and-tumble oil driller, who takes her to his oil-field in the jungle to show her what "real" life is like.

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Lucy
Allan Lane ...
McTeague
Steffi Duna ...
Cheema
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Lenore
Donald Briggs ...
Roy
Bernadene Hayes ...
Pearl
Abner Biberman ...
Elisha
William Pawley ...
Bartender
Earle Hodgins ...
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A weary dance-hall girl in a Panama saloon hooks up with a rough-and-tumble oil driller, who takes her to his oil-field in the jungle to show her what "real" life is like.

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12 May 1939 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Junglens Hemmelighed  »

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Quotes

Lucy: You know what I always say?
McTeague: No.
Lucy: That's right.
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Remake of Panama Flo (1932) See more »

Soundtracks

There's No Place Like Home (Home, Sweet Home)
(1823) (uncredited)
Music partly composed, and arranged by H.R. Bishop from a Sicilian air
Lyrics by John Howard Payne (1823)
Lyrics partially spoken by Abner Biberman
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Unusual role for Lucille Ball as a down and out showgirl in Panama
23 August 2003 | by (Fairfax, VA) – See all my reviews

Unusual role for Lucille Ball as a down and out showgirl in Panama whose no-good fiancé involves her in illegal nefarious deeds. She winds up abandoned and has to escape into the jungles of Ecuador with a dangerously roguish oil prospector (Allan Lane)who graciously allows her to "shack-up" with him in a very compromising manner, even though he has a sultry native "housekeeper" who attempts to do her in by poisoning. The boyfriend eventually shows up to "rescue" her in his plane but only intends to murder her at the behest of his gun smuggling friends. This film definitely holds the interest with Ball and Lane carrying it with their downbeat nearly noir characters and situation. Stick around till the end, as you will care whether these two appealing people can make a go of things or no.


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