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Red Dust Overview:

Red Dust (1932) was a Drama - Romance Film directed by Victor Fleming and produced by Hunt Stromberg and Irving Thalberg.

Red Dust was inducted into the National Film Registry in 2006.

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Red Dust (1932, Victor Fleming)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Mar 1, 2019 From The Stop Button

I?m not sure how much would be different about Red Dust if the film weren?t so hideously racist, particularly when it comes to poor Willie Fung (as the houseboy), but at least it wouldn?t go out on such a nasty note. Especially since the finale, despite being contrived, at least plays to the film?s ... Read full article


Red Dust (1932, Victor Fleming)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Mar 1, 2019 From The Stop Button

I?m not sure how much would be different about Red Dust if the film weren?t so hideously racist, particularly when it comes to poor Willie Fung (as the houseboy), but at least it wouldn?t go out on such a nasty note. Especially since the finale, despite being contrived, at least plays to the film?s ... Read full article


Red Dust (1932, Victor Fleming)

on Mar 1, 2019 From The Stop Button

I?m not sure how much would be different about Red Dust if the film weren?t so hideously racist, particularly when it comes to poor Willie Fung (as the houseboy), but at least it wouldn?t go out on such a nasty note. Especially since the finale, despite being contrived, at least plays to the film?s ... Read full article


Red Dust (1932, Victor Fleming)

on Mar 1, 2019 From The Stop Button

I?m not sure how much would be different about Red Dust if the film weren?t so hideously racist, particularly when it comes to poor Willie Fung (as the houseboy), but at least it wouldn?t go out on such a nasty note. Especially since the finale, despite being contrived, at least plays to the film?s ... Read full article


Red Dust (1932)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Oct 23, 2018 From 4 Star Films

My earliest recollection of knowing anything about Red Dust comes from the novel A Confederacy of Dunces where it’s recounted how the feckless oaf of a main character was born soon after his parents saw the picture being so caught up in the throes of Gable and Harlow’s cinematic passion.... Read full article


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Vantine: I thought we might run up a few curtains and make a batch of fudge while we were planning on what to wear to the country club dance Saturday night.


McQuarg: If it was the summer of 1894, I'd play games with you, sister. But life is much simpler now.


Vantine: What you been eatin', cement?


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Facts about

The original play first opened in New York on 2 January 1928.
"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on October 6, 1940 with Clark Gable reprising his film role.
After the suicide of her husband Paul Bern, which occurred during filming, most of Jean Harlow's scenes were re-shot, with higher neck-lines on her dresses.
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National Film Registry

Red Dust

Released 1932
Inducted 2006
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