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Woman Trap (1936)

Approved | | Crime, Drama | 6 March 1936 (USA)
New York gangster Riley Ferguson shoots a henchman who tried to double-cross him in a Los Angeles jewel robbery, and Ramirez offers him a hideout until things quiet down, as the jewels are ... See full summary »

Director:

Harold Young

Writers:

Charles Brackett (story), Brian Marlow (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gertrude Michael ... Barbara 'Buff' Andrews
George Murphy ... Keat Shevlin
Akim Tamiroff ... Joe Ramirez de la Valle
Sidney Blackmer ... Riley Ferguson
Samuel S. Hinds ... Senator Andrews
Dean Jagger ... 'Honey' Hogan
Roscoe Karns ... Mopsy
Russell Hicks ... Dodd
David Haines David Haines ... Jimmy Emerson
Julian Rivero ... Pancho
Edward Brophy ... George Meade (as Ed Brophy)
Bradley Page ... Harry Flint
Ralph Malone ... Fred Brace
Arthur Aylesworth ... City Editor Bert
Hayden Stevenson ... Sheriff
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New York gangster Riley Ferguson shoots a henchman who tried to double-cross him in a Los Angeles jewel robbery, and Ramirez offers him a hideout until things quiet down, as the jewels are registered in the U.S. and will have to be sold in Europe. Police reporter Keat Shevlin gets a tip and heads south by motor boat to a small, out-of-the-way port in Lower California. On the way, he rescues Barbara "Buff" Andrews, pilot of a forced-down racing plane and daughter of Senator Andrews, who demands he take her back to San Pedro harbor. He explains who he is and what he is up to, and she insists on tagging along. At the port, Ferguson recognizes Keat and he and Buff are forced to accompany the gang. Ferguson plans on getting $50,000 from the Senator for his daughter's release, and he plans on using the money to finance the European sale of the jewels. Keat, knocked out while trying to escape, awakens to find himself tied on a horse being taken, with Buff, back into the mountains. Ferguson, ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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"HERE THEY COME, KID, KEEP YOUR CHIN UP....!" See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Approved
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 March 1936 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Avventura messicana See more »

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Paramount Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

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