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The Painted Woman (1932)

After becoming involved in a killing, Kiddo gets on board Boyton's ship. When he learns what happened he dumps her on a South Sea island. Tom Brian marries her, and when Boynton returns ... See full summary »

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John G. Blystone
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Spencer Tracy ... Tom Brian
Peggy Shannon ... Kiddo
William 'Stage' Boyd ... Captain Boynton
Irving Pichel ... Robert Dunn, Lawyer
Raul Roulien ... Jim Kikela
Murray Kinnell ... Collins
Laska Winter ... Tia Marquette
Chris-Pin Martin ... Francois Marquette aka Frenchy
Paul Porcasi ... Nick Machado
Stanley Fields ... Yank
Wade Boteler ... Lefty, Boynton's Mate
Jack Kennedy Jack Kennedy ... Mack, Boynton Sailor
Dewey Robinson ... Bouncer at Paradise
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Storyline

After becoming involved in a killing, Kiddo gets on board Boyton's ship. When he learns what happened he dumps her on a South Sea island. Tom Brian marries her, and when Boynton returns he's furious (he wanted to marry her). When Boyton is killed Kiddo is accused of the crime and even Tom thinks she's guilty. Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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SOMEWHERE SOUTH OF SINGAPORE! Face to face with new love and old- Married to one man...living in fear of another...The lure of the South Seas brings adventure-romance-tragedy! (Print Ad- Herald-Statesman ((Yonkers, NY)) 29 September 1932)

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 August 1932 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

After the Rain See more »

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Production Co:

Fox Film Corporation See more »
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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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'Peggy Shannon''s character is never named. She is only addressed or referred to as "Kiddo" or, after the marriage, "Mrs. Brian." See more »

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Say You'll Be Good To Me
Written by James F. Hanley
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Safe in Heck
26 March 2015 | by marcslopeSee all my reviews

That's what a friend called this early talkie, screened in Syracuse at the ultimate Cinefest, noting its similarities to the contemporary Dorothy Mackail vehicle "Safe in Hell." Both deal with young women, no better than they should be, who get mixed up with murder and hide out in remote islands, this one near Singapore. Peggy Shannon, who has a Mackail-like toughness-mixed- with-vulnerability, is quite good as "Kiddo" (we never know her real name), who's kept by no- good ship captain William Boyd until they're separated. In a tropical not-quite-paradise, she's wooed by equally no-good Irving Pichel and regular guy Spencer Tracy, who's excellent here-- he's convincingly working-class and still has dirt under his fingernails, unlike his later MGM self. There's loads of atmosphere, and pacing quicker than the average 1932 Fox, thanks to director Henry King. And it made me want to see more of Peggy Shannon.


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