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Affair in Trinidad (1952)

98 min - Thriller, Mystery, Romance - 29 July 1952
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A murder investigation sparks a passionate affair between a dancer and her new found love. AFFAIR IN TRINIDAD reunites the screen-scorching team of Rita Hayworth and Glenn Ford in this romantic spy drama of international intrigue and sizzling sensuality. Hayworth stars as Chris Emery, a sexy, hip-grinding dancer who works in a Trinidad dive owned by her husband. When he's murdered by an international spy (Alexander Scourny), Chris' life is turned upside down, especially when the police draw her into the investigation. When Glenn Ford, who plays her brother-in-law Steve, arrives in town the two are drawn deeper into the mystery and ultimately, into each other's arms. Fans of Rita Hayworth's dancing will find When Steve Emery (Glenn Ford) finds out that his brother is in trouble, he heads to Trinidad immediately, only to find out hes been murdered. Meeting his brothers wife, nightclub singer Chris (Rita Hayworth), he finds her getting close to Max Fabian (Alexander Scourby). As Steve starts to question Max's involvement with his brothers death, Steve also finds himself falling for Chris. But what does Chris really know, and how far will Steve go to find the truth?AFFAIR IN TRINIDAD a dream come true. Her very first scene includes a wild, uninhibited tropical dance to calypso music. Later in the picture, at a fashionable party, Rita suddenly steams things up with a sultry, sophisticated dance which devotees of hot rhythm will devour. The scenes between Ford and Hayworth are magical. The promise provided by the original movie poster, "She's back! With that man from Gilda!," proved to be all the original film audiences needed to make AFFAIR IN TRINIDAD a hit that even out-grossed Gilda at the box office by a million dollars.

Director:  Vincent Sherman
Stars:  Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, Alexander Scourby, Valerie Bettis, Torin Thatcher, Howard Wendell, Karel Stepanek, George Voskovec, Steven Geray, Walter Kohler, Juanita Moore, Gregg Martell, Mort Mills, Ralph Moody

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A murder investigation sparks a passionate affair between a dancer and her new found love. AFFAIR IN TRINIDAD reunites the screen-scorching team of Rita Hayworth and Glenn Ford in this romantic spy drama of international intrigue and sizzling sensuality. Hayworth stars as Chris Emery, a sexy, hip-grinding dancer who works in a Trinidad dive owned by her husband. When he's murdered by an international spy (Alexander Scourny), Chris' life is turned upside down, especially when the police draw her into the investigation. When Glenn Ford, who plays her brother-in-law Steve, arrives in town the two are drawn deeper into the mystery and ultimately, into each other's arms. Fans of Rita Hayworth's dancing will find When Steve Emery (Glenn Ford) finds out that his brother is in trouble, he heads to Trinidad immediately, only to find out hes been murdered. Meeting his brothers wife, nightclub singer Chris (Rita Hayworth), he finds her getting close to Max Fabian (Alexander Scourby). As Steve starts to question Max's involvement with his brothers death, Steve also finds himself falling for Chris. But what does Chris really know, and how far will Steve go to find the truth?AFFAIR IN TRINIDAD a dream come true. Her very first scene includes a wild, uninhibited tropical dance to calypso music. Later in the picture, at a fashionable party, Rita suddenly steams things up with a sultry, sophisticated dance which devotees of hot rhythm will devour. The scenes between Ford and Hayworth are magical. The promise provided by the original movie poster, "She's back! With that man from Gilda!," proved to be all the original film audiences needed to make AFFAIR IN TRINIDAD a hit that even out-grossed Gilda at the box office by a million dollars.



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Language:  English
Release Date:  29 July 1952

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Runtime:  1 h 38 min

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