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About the film



Release Date: April 21, 1943

Year    :   1943
Slogan    :   «Alan Ladd and twenty girls - trapped by the rapacious Japs!»
Genres    :   Drama, War
Production Companies    :   Paramount
Director    :   John Farrow
Producers    :   Richard Blumenthal, Norman Lacey
Writers    :   Frank Butler
RunTime    :   79 mins.

Shortly before Pearl Harbor, American opportunist Jones and partner Johnny are in China to sell oil to the invading Japanese army. Cynical about the sufferings of the Chinese, Jones meets compassionate teacher Carolyn Grant while travelling cross-country to Shanghai. Sparks fly between these strong-willed characters, neither budging an inch. But when Jones witnesses a Japanese atrocity, his feelings toward his customers (and Carolyn) begin to change...

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