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Two Yanks in Trinidad (1942)

Approved | | Action, Adventure, Comedy | 26 March 1942 (USA)
Tim Readron (Pat O'Brien) and Vince Barrows (Brian Donlevy) are partners in petty crime who fall out with each other. To escape the wrath of Barrows, Readron enlists in the U.S. Army and so... See full summary »

Director:

Gregory Ratoff

Writers:

Sy Bartlett (screenplay), Richard Carroll (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Pat O'Brien ... Tim Reardon
Brian Donlevy ... Vince Barrows
Janet Blair ... Patricia Dare
Roger Clark ... James W. Buckingham III
Donald MacBride ... Sgt. Valentine
John Emery ... Chicago Hagen
Frank Jenks ... Joe Scavenger
Frank Sully ... Mike Paradise
Veda Ann Borg ... Bubbles
Clyde Fillmore Clyde Fillmore ... Col. Powers
Dick Curtis ... Sea Captain
Sig Arno ... Maitre d'
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Tim Readron (Pat O'Brien) and Vince Barrows (Brian Donlevy) are partners in petty crime who fall out with each other. To escape the wrath of Barrows, Readron enlists in the U.S. Army and so does Barrows and his two bodyguards Joe Scavenger (Frank Jenks) and Mike Paradise (Frank Sully.) All are sent to Trinidad, where a Nazi-spy operation brings the two partners together to pool their talents , for their sense of patriotism far outweighs their sense of outrage against each other. Cafe entertainer Patricia Dare (Janet Blair) provides the female attraction and distraction. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 March 1942 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Trinidad See more »

Filming Locations:

Chatsworth, California, USA

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Production Co:

Columbia Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Filmed in 1941, not released until 1942. See more »

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Trinidad
Music by Saul Chaplin
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Sung by Janet Blair
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Great "B" spy roundup!!
9 October 2005 | by buckcodySee all my reviews

Although this movie is rated as a comedy, it certainly is full of some good action. Donlevy and O'Brien are partners and they get into a scuffle. This is caused by O'Brien all the time pulling some seedy tricks on Donlevy, Well Donlevy learns of a clever one that was pulled on him and the night that he throws O'Brien a birthday bash they get into a hassle. O'Brien grabs a gun and starts shooting at nothing(I forgot to mention they are a hoodlum sort of characters!!). O'Brien takes off in a new car he was given by Donlevy(wait 'til you see how he gets it out of the party!)He then goes on the lam and winds up enlisting in the US Army. Donlevy learns of this and also decides to join. Well to sum it up quickly without giving the movie away, they meet up and then the spies come into the picture. Both boys wind up being heroes and get their due rewards in the guardhouse?! I recommend this as a great "B" and you will enjoy it. Some good action scenes and it does have a comic overtone. Donlevy fans (as I am) and O'Brien fans (as I am) will love it!!!


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