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Yes, this is yet another entry in the seemingly endless "big game" genre. But at least we have it and the stars all do good jobs. Sort of surprising to see MGM biggies Leila Hyams and Robert Young in a Universal Studios production, what, Thalberg had no work for them? Ultra-blondes Hyams, Mary Carlisle, and Lucille Lund are all gorgeous but as usual, brunette Mary Doran is riveting in her patented seductive way. She should have been a much bigger star. I rated this higher than it really deserves but it is well worth watching.
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