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This Woman Is Mine (1941)

A girl stows away on a ship, and the antics begins.


Frank Lloyd


Gilbert Gabriel (story "I, Jack Lewis") (as Gilbert W. Gabriel), Frederick J. Jackson (screenplay) (as Frederick Jackson) | 1 more credit »
Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »




Cast overview, first billed only:
Franchot Tone ... Robert Stevens
John Carroll ... Ovide de Montigny
Walter Brennan ... Captain Jonathan Thorne
Carol Bruce ... Julie Morgan
Nigel Bruce ... Duncan MacDougall
Paul Hurst ... Second Mate Mumford
Frank Conroy ... First Mate Fox
Leo G. Carroll ... Angus 'Sandy' McKay
Abner Biberman ... Lamazie
Sig Ruman ... John Jacob Astor
Morris Ankrum ... Roussel
Louis Mercier Louis Mercier ... Marcel La Fantasie
Philip Charbert Philip Charbert ... Franchere, Seaman
Ignacio Sáenz Ignacio Sáenz ... Matouna, Indian Boy
Ray Beltram Ray Beltram ... Chief Nakoomis


A girl stows away on a ship, and the antics begins.

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Adventure | Drama


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Release Date:

22 August 1941 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Det stora äventyret See more »

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


Crossing the Bar in the Morning
Music by Richard Hageman
Lyrics by Bernie Grossman
Sung by Carol Bruce (uncredited)
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Routine adventure yarn set in Astor fur trading pacific nw.
20 December 2001 | by arneblazeSee all my reviews

This very obscure film is a formula action piece - stowaway girl on all male voyage, two men on board in love with her, indians, etc. - you get the picture. It's set in the early 1800s and is the sort of yarn one would typically find Maureen O'Hara in. Universal did its usual flat barely competent job. Carol Bruce plays Julie Morgan (she would later achieve great acclaim as Julie LaVerne in the 1946 Bway revival of SHOW BOAT), a NY singer in love with dashing Canadian trapper, Ovide (John Carroll). Franchot Tone is John Jacob Astor's gentleman organizer of a fur trading expedition via ship to Oregon - Robert Stevens. Ovide romances Julie and lies about his Parisian home, so she stows away on a voyage (she thinks) to Paris to be with him. By the time she is discovered they are at sea and Captain Thorne (Walter Brennan) won't turn back. From then on it's pure formula. Bruce is delightful and beautiful in the role but sadly never found stardom on film, although her Broadway credits are solid. Brennan is excellent as a hard, embittered, go by the book sea captain and gives the only outstanding performance - had he not been Oscar nommed that year in support for SERGEANT YORK he may have had a crack at the award with this performance - it's that good.

Unless you're a fan of one of the stars it is not worth your while to seek this out. It did garner a deserved Oscar nom for a rousing and varied orchestral score. Frank Lloyd had lost his touch by the time he got to this one.

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