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Saratoga Trunk (1945)

An opportunistic Texas gambler and the exiled Creole daughter of an aristocratic family join forces to achieve justice from the society that has ostracized them.

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Storyline

On the death of her mother, the vivacious Clio Dulaine returns from Paris to her childhood home in New Orleans to seek revenge for the humiliation her mother suffered there from her father's wife's family. She also plans to marry a rich man to attain the status and respectability her mother never had, but falls for Texas gambler Clint Maroon instead. When he leaves New Orleans for the horse racing season at Saratoga Springs, she follows him there to seek her fortune - or someone else's. Written by Joyce Bradsher <joyceable@aol.com>

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30 March 1946 (USA)  »

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$1,750,000 (estimated)
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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Cinematographer Bert Glennon filled in for Ernest Haller while the latter was ill. See more »

Goofs

In the scene in Ingrid Bergman's bedroom the position of the cigar in Gary Cooper's hand changes. See more »

Quotes

Clio Dulaine: [Looking at Clint] Beautiful! I think he's beautiful!
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Featured in Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Dansez Codaine
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Saratoga Trunk
18 October 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I grew up in New York City and every afternoon ABC would show the 4:30 movie- Saratoga Trunk was one of the first movies I remember watching as a kid. I loved this movie and it has stayed with me for years. I recently watched it again and still thought it was great - maybe I am just a romantic - but I thought it was well done. I do not want to say this movie was good only because of the main actors - I really did not know who they were when I first saw this movie - I guess I just knew quality acting as a child. Both Bergman and Cooper were excellent. I especially loved seeing old New Orleans during the time period of this movie . If you ever get a chance to visit New Orleans - you should watch movies that show the city during that time period - when you get to see some of the old homes in the French Quarter(not just Bourbon Street) or uptown, you can truly imagine life as it was 100 years ago.

I love old movies - this one to me is a good flick!!


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