White Cargo 1942

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White Cargo ★★½ 1942

Lamarr holds the corny story together with one of her best-known roles as sultry native girl Tondelayo. Pidgeon is a cynical African rubber planter who advises new assistant Carlson against Lamarr's sarong-clad charms. But hormones speak louder than warnings and Pidgeon has to take some strong action to save Carlson from this femme fatale. Based on the novel “Hell's Playground” by Ida Vera Simonton and adapted for both stage and screen by Gordon. 90m/B VHS . Hedy Lamarr, Walter Pidgeon, Richard Carlson, Frank Morgan, Reginald Owen, Bramwell Fletcher, Henry O'Neill, Clyde Cook, Richard Ainley; D: Richard Thorpe; W: Leon Gordon; M: Bronislau Kaper.