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Tampico (1944)

Tampico

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Not to be confused with the 1971 film of the same name, this World War II espionage drama was the second to last film from German director Lothar Mendes and stars Edward G. Robinson as oil tanker captain Bart Manson. When Manson rescues the survivors of a torpedoed ship in the Gulf of Mexico, he meets the beautiful Kathy Hall (Lynn Bari) and the two fall in love. But when Manson's ship sinks under suspicious circumstances, Hall becomes the prime suspect due to her mysterious past and identity. Believing his beloved to be innocent of the crime, Manson sets out to uncover who the real culprit is. Tampico also stars Victor McLaglen and Robert Bailey.more
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense
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Written By: Fred Niblo, Jr., Richard Macaulay, Kenneth Gamet
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20th Century Fox Film Corporation

Cast

Edward G. Robinson
as Capt. Bart Manson
Lynn Bari
as Kathie Hall
Victor McLaglen
as Fred Adamson
E.J. Ballantine
as Silhouette Man
Mona Maris
as Dolores
Carl Ekberg
as Mueller
Roy Roberts
as Crawford
George Sorel
as Stranger
Charles Lang
as Naval Officer
Ralph Byrd
as Quartermaster
Dutch Hendrian
as Crew Member
Paul Kruger
as Crew Member
Martin Cichy
as Crew Member
Louis Hart
as Crew Member
Antonio Moreno
as Justice of the Peace
Nestor Paiva
as Naval Commander
Muni Seroff
as Rodriguez
Juan Varro
as Photographer
Ben Erway
as Dr. Brown
Helen Brown
as Mrs. Kelly
Margaret Martin
as Proprietor
David Cota
as Messenger Boy
Arno Frey
as Navigator
Otto Reichow
as 2nd Lieutenant
Ludwig Donath
as Commander
Rolf Lindau
as Radio Operator
Jean Del Val
as Port Pilot
Hans Von Morhart
as 2nd Officer
Daniel Ocko
as Immigration Inspecto...
Martin Black
as Steward
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"Loose lips sink ships"

Edward G. Robinson and Lynn Bari are unlikely lovers in this maritime espionage thriller set in coastal Mexico. A likable film that seems hampered by the contrived chemistry between the two leads. Adequate but unexceptional.

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