Panama Patrol (1939) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Leon Ames, Charlotte Wynters, Adrienne Ames, Abner Biberman, Weldon Heyburn, Sidney Miller, Harry Bradley, Donald Barry, Philip Ahn.

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Major Philip Waring (Leon Ames) is an Army Intelligence officer, stationed at the Washington cipher bureau. He is about to marry his secretary (Charlotte Wynters), but is forced to postpone the ceremony in order to track down a nest of Oriental spies who are plotting the destruction of the Panama Canal. An interpreter for Army Intelligence (Abner Biberman) puts him on the trail of an Oriental femme fatale (Adrienne Ames).
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1930's-1950's Spying & Terrorists    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   finding a spy/saboteur

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   government investigator Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


City?    -   Yes City:    -   Washington D.C.

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Kind of violence:    -   guns Any profanity?    -   None

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