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Tropic Zone (1953)

Approved | | Adventure, Crime, Drama | January 1953 (USA)
Ronald Reagan saves Rhonda Fleming's banana plantation and roughs up some bad guys as expatriate freedom-fighter Dan McCloud.

Director:

Lewis R. Foster

Writers:

Lewis R. Foster (written for the screen by), Tom Gill (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Ronald Reagan ... Dan McCloud
Rhonda Fleming ... Flanders White
Estelita Rodriguez Estelita Rodriguez ... Elena Estebar (as Estelita)
Noah Beery Jr. ... Tapachula Sam (as Noah Beery)
Grant Withers ... Bert Nelson
John Wengraf ... Lukats
Argentina Brunetti ... Tia Feliciana
Maurice Jara Maurice Jara ... Macario
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Storyline

Soldier-of-fortune Dan McCloud is hired by a crooked exporter to disrupt the banana-plantation activities of the beautiful Flanders White, on the island of Puerto Barrancas. But McCloud falls in love with her and this leads to may complications for all concerned, especially McCloud's employer, who does not think he is getting what he paid for. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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There's Trouble in the Tropics ! See more »


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

January 1953 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Onder de Tropen See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Pine-Thomas Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Quotes

Flanders White: What are you doing here?
Dan McCloud: Now that's a silly question. I'm lying on my back enjoying the spectacle of outraged womanhood. A happy experience, I might add; so difficult to outrage womanhood, these days
Flanders White: Well, I'm not outraged thank you. I'm simply surprised - after all it isn't every day I find a - you'll pardon the expression - a peeping tom in my bathhouse
Dan McCloud: Unfortunately, the angle of my position was such that I was afforded only a mere glimpse of two very pretty ankles. Allow me to say the rest ...
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Handkerchief Dance
Danced by Estelita Rodriguez
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Banana split
19 February 2003 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

This is the umpteenth version of the gorgeous damsel in distress(Fleming) whose valuable banana plantation is coveted by a villain .But fortunately a raider (Reagan)comes to her rescue. This is conventional to a fault,a weak adventure story padded out with a lot of exotic dances ,all performed by a brunette who's "crazy about" the hero and thus is jealous of Fleming.


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