White Cargo (1937 film)

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Cargaison blanche, or Le Chemin de Rio
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Directed by Robert Siodmak
Written by
Produced by Seymour Nebenzal
Starring
Cinematography René Gaveau
Edited by
Music by Paul Dessau
Production
company
Distributed bySfera Film
Release date
4 February 1937
Running time
100 minutes
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench

Cargaison blanche or Le Chemin de Rio (English literal translation: White Cargo or The Road To Rio) is a 1937 French crime film directed by Robert Siodmak and starring Käthe von Nagy, Jules Berry and Suzy Prim. [1] in which two journalists go on the trail of gangsters who are kidnapping women to sell in South America. The film was made by Nero Film, with sets designed by the art director Lucien Aguettand. It was remade in 1958 directed by Georges Lacombe.

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It was released in the United States in 1950 by Distinguished Films Inc. as French White Cargo, and reissued there in 1952 by Joseph Brenner as Woman Racket. Some sources claim it may also have been known in the USA as Traffic in Souls.

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  1. Greco p.190

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