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Warner presents:

Lady Of The Tropics ()

(UPC: 888574388508)

  • (Aspect: 16 X 9 FULL FRAME, ORIGINAL ASPECT RATIO - 1.85:1)
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Starring:
Robert Taylor (I), Hedy Lamarr, Joseph Schildkraut, Gloria Franklin, Ernest Cossart, Mary Taylor, Charles Trowbridge, Frederick Worlock, Paul Porcasi, Marguerita Padula, Cecil Cunningham, Natalie Moorhead
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Synopsis

CAN LOVERS HEDY LAMARR AND ROBERT TAYLOR ESCAPE THE SHADOW OF HER HALF-CASTE ORIGINS? Hedy Lamarr's next screen destination after her splashy Hollywood debut in Algiers was exotic Saigon, where she bewitches heartthrob Robert Taylor as alluring Manon DeVargnes, the half-caste whose mixed-race French/Vietnamese parentage is a perpetual barrier to her dream of relocating to Paris. Powerful local businessman Pierre Delaroch (Joseph Schildkraut, improbably playing Eurasian) loves her, but his manipulative devotion to Manon carries a heavy price. The love American playboy Bill Carey (Taylor) has for the "inscrutable" beauty is absolute, but after he impetuously marries her, with his fortunes dwindling and Delaroch tightening his grip on Manon, it will prove insufficient to reverse her fate as "a lady without a passport" (invoking a future Lamarr title). As this was penned by master romanticist Ben Hecht (Wuthering Heights, Notorious) and shows off two of movie history's most glamorous stars via Norbert Brodine's lush Oscar -nominated cinematography, you may well be irretrievably seduced by Lady of the Tropics.

Specifications

  • UPC: 888574388508
  • Home Release: 2016-02-23
  • Original Release: 1939
  • Content Provider: Warner
  • Runtime: 92:00
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  • Language:
  • Format: DVD-NTSC
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  • Aspect: 16 X 9 FULL FRAME, ORIGINAL ASPECT RATIO - 1.85:1
  • Rating: NR
  • Audio: MONO - English
  • Color/BW:
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  • Copyright: (c) 1955 Turner Entertainment Co.
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Disc Format: DVD-NTSC

Cast and Crew

Starring:
Robert Taylor (I)
Hedy Lamarr
Joseph Schildkraut
Gloria Franklin
Ernest Cossart
Mary Taylor
Charles Trowbridge
Frederick Worlock
Paul Porcasi
Marguerita Padula
Cecil Cunningham
Natalie Moorhead

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Directed by:
Jack Conway

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