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Affair in Trinidad (1952)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | 29 July 1952 (USA)
Nightclub singer and her brother-in-law try to find her husband's killer.

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Alexander Scourby ...
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Inspector Smythe
Howard Wendell ...
Anderson
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Walters
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Doctor Franz Huebling
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Wittol
Walter Kohler ...
Peter Bronec
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Gregg Martell ...
Olaf, Fabian's Chauffeur
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Martin, Wittol's Henchman
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Storyline

When Steve Emery arrives in Trinidad at the urgent request of his brother, he is stunned to find that his brother has not only been murdered, but that his brother's wife Chris is succumbing to the seduction attempts of the man who quite possibly is the murderer. His feelings are further exacerbated when he discovers that he, too, is becoming strongly attracted to Chris, who is a steamy cabaret singer. She, in turn, is playing off one against the other while betraying the secrets of both men to the police, for whom she is secretly working. Written by Alfred Jingle and Albert Sanchez Moreno

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29 July 1952 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Girl from Amen Valley  »

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Budget:

$1,200,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$7,000,000, 31 December 1952
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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Feature-film debut of Alexander Scourby. See more »

Goofs

When Steve returns to his brother's house with Chris after the inquest, the black wreath that had previously been on the front door is missing as they get out of the car but reappears as they approach the door. See more »

Quotes

Max Fabian: If you're waiting for my last words, you've heard them.
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Connections

Referenced in I bastardi (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Trinidad Lady
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Written by Lester Lee and Bob Russell
Performed by Rita Hayworth (dubbed by Jo Ann Greer)
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quit comparing...........both are good
30 December 2015 | by See all my reviews

Will people learn to stop comparing.....these movies were made 6 years apart and set out its goal of entertaining us to the hilt. Rita Hayworth alone is enough to watch it all the way....and the black and white cinematography is excellent. Yes the storyline is thin but it still is intriguing and well done. What a good job also done by the supporting actors...even Juanit Moores role turned out to be very important. You think i left out Glenn Ford....no way...some say it is wooden acting....no way. Ford could act without making physical gestures....just look at the expressions on his face. He is simply awesome. OH and by the way the ending is fine for me and i am really happy to own this very entertaining DVD


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