6.4/10
432
26 user 3 critic

Trade Winds (1938)

Not Rated | | Drama | 28 December 1938 (USA)
Kay Kerrigan commits a murder and then changes her hair color, assumes a new identity and flees the country by ship. She's unaware that she's being followed by Sam Wye, a skirt chasing ... See full summary »

Director:

Tay Garnett

Writers:

Tay Garnett (story), Dorothy Parker (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The adoptive father of a young woman is horrified to learn she plans to marry the son of the man who accidentally killed her aunt years before.

Director: Sidney Franklin
Stars: Norma Shearer, Fredric March, Leslie Howard
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A young heiress runs away from her overprotective grandfather. Penniless on the streets of New York, she manages to find employment, but a reporter knows her true identity.

Director: Norman Z. McLeod
Stars: Fredric March, Virginia Bruce, Patsy Kelly
Crime | Drama | Film-Noir
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A hard-line judge is tempted toward mercy-killing by his wife's terminal cancer.

Director: Michael Gordon
Stars: Fredric March, Edmond O'Brien, Florence Eldridge
Susan and God (1940)
Drama | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Susan Trexel is a wealthy socialite, who while vacationing in Europe undergoes a religious transformation. On her return to America, Susan takes on the task of spreading her new found ... See full summary »

Director: George Cukor
Stars: Joan Crawford, Fredric March, Ruth Hussey
Drama | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

An ex-soldier faces ethical questions as he tries to earn enough to support his wife and children well.

Director: Nunnally Johnson
Stars: Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones, Fredric March
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Story about three German refugees during World War II who are always hiding, always in fear of deportation.

Director: John Cromwell
Stars: Fredric March, Margaret Sullavan, Frances Dee
Victory (1940)
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A hermit's idyllic life on an island is disturbed by the arrival of a bunch of cutthroats.

Director: John Cromwell
Stars: Fredric March, Betty Field, Cedric Hardwicke
Maisie (1939)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A showgirl stranded in a Wyoming town ends up being hired as a maid at a ranch.

Director: Edwin L. Marin
Stars: Robert Young, Ann Sothern, Ruth Hussey
The Buccaneer (1938)
Adventure | Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Semi-fictional account of pirate Jean Lafitte's involvement in the War of 1812.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille
Stars: Fredric March, Franciska Gaal, Akim Tamiroff
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A widowed businessman becomes obsessed with one of his employees, the divorcée Betty Preisser.

Director: Delbert Mann
Stars: Kim Novak, Glenda Farrell, Jan Norris
Certificate: Passed Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

In 18th-century Italy, an orphan's debt to the man who raised him threatens to separate him forever from the woman he loves.

Directors: Mervyn LeRoy, Michael Curtiz
Stars: Fredric March, Olivia de Havilland, Donald Woods
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Strangers in Love is a 1932 American Pre-Code comedy film directed by Lothar Mendes and written by Grover Jones, William J. Locke and William Slavens McNutt. The film stars Fredric March, ... See full summary »

Director: Lothar Mendes
Stars: Fredric March, Kay Francis, Stuart Erwin
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
Fredric March ... Sam Wye
Joan Bennett ... Kay Kerrigan
Ralph Bellamy ... Ben Blodgett
Ann Sothern ... Jean Livingstone
Sidney Blackmer ... Thomas Bruhme II
Thomas Mitchell ... Police Commissioner Blackton
Robert Elliott ... Captain George Faulkiner
Joyce Compton ... Mrs. Johnson
Richard Tucker ... John Johnson
Dorothy Comingore ... Ann (as Linda Winters)
Wilma Francis ... Judy
Edit

Storyline

Kay Kerrigan commits a murder and then changes her hair color, assumes a new identity and flees the country by ship. She's unaware that she's being followed by Sam Wye, a skirt chasing detective. The two soon develop a shipboard romance. Will Sam be able to bring Kay back to the States and likely imprisonment? Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 December 1938 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Agapisa mia dolofono See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$738,733 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

"Screen Director's Playhouse" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on May 29, 1949 with Fredric March reprising his film role. See more »

Goofs

When Thomas is shot, he is wearing a striped robe with a bright monogram on the left breast. When we later see his body on the floor, with the police investigating, the monogram is missing. See more »

Quotes

Commissioner Blackton: There's not one of you - not one - that could trail a puppy with muddy feet across a white bedspread.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Added Attractions: The Hollywood Shorts Story (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

When Irish Eyes Are Smiling
(uncredited)
Lyrics by Chauncey Olcott and George Graff (as George Graf, Jr.)
Music by' Ernest Ball (I)'
Played by Fredric March on piano
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Hedy clone
16 August 2007 | by Harri85274See all my reviews

I must say Joan looked like Hedy Lamarr, and that is the ultimate compliment in this movie. In fact, the comics of the day, usually made jokes about her and Hedy...something like this..."Hedy so fair...why does she make Joan Bennett wear all her old hair". Years later, in an interview Joan said that she didn't think Hedy appreciated the joke..but I read otherwise, Hedy couldn't stop laughing..go figure. Anyhow, the movie was so-so, Ann Sothern, my favorite, had the usual barbs. I also read that since Joan did her Hedy turn, she got more popular than as a blond and apparently made movies that Hedy couldn't do because of her foreign accent and so Joan made a lot more movies and some pretty good ones...and yet, she never became the super star that Hedy became. Please take note..in 1950 she replaced Hedy in the "Father of the Bride". cause Hedy was too young to be Elizabeth's mother...Joan was 4 years older than Hedy.


3 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 26 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed