Saratoga Trunk

Synopsis: On the death of her mother, the vivacious Clio Dulaine returns from Paris to her childhood home in New Orleans to seek revenge for the humiliation her mother suffered there from her father's wife's family. She also plans to marry a rich man to attain the status and respectability her mother never had, but falls for Texas gambler Clint Maroon instead. When he leaves New Orleans for the horse racing season at Saratoga Springs, she follows him there to seek her fortune - or someone else's.
Director(s): Sam Wood
Production: Warner Bros.
135 min

I found out everything.

Good, cupid.

Now we fix those dulaines.

You wouldn't

do that?

Oh, wouldn't i?

Angelique, do you think

they'll recognize me?

Do i look

enough like mama?

Not half so beautiful.

Young scrawny like you.

Hah, an old crow

like you.

Perhaps it will be

just as well

if at first

they're not sure.


i'll not even

use my name of

dulaine at first.

You sure those police

ain't after you?

I'll be a...

who shall i be?

You're acting just

like your grandma.

I'll be

a comtesse.

I am la comtesse de

trignonai du chenfrais.

And i'm the queen

of spain.

And i'm the

emperor napoleon.



fresh and fine

i got blackberries, ladies.

Fresh from the vine.

I got blackberries


is lovely.

It's swell

and lovely.




Are they here?

Do you see them?

No. Not yet.

Are you sure?

No, i could not

forget them.


Lady, can i

dance for you?

Thank you, ma'am.

Oh, what a heavenly smell.



that mama wished for

in paris

and couldn't get?

Oh, i want some.

Oh, heavy stuff, you'll ruin

your breakfast at begue's.

You know i have the

appetite of a dock worker.

Quick cupid,

tell the man

a heaping plate for madame la comtesse.

For who?

You heard!

For madame la comtesse.

Who else, stupid?

Hey, you.

A dish of this stuff

for madame la comtesse.

For whom?

For madame la comtesse.

Who else?

But certainly.


Is it as good as

they've told me in france?

I await your judgment.







Madame la comtesse

says the dish is delicious.

It is more delicious

than anything

she has eaten in paris.

Hash. Phooey.

Ah, tres bien. Bravo,

madame la comtesse.


You're so quiet

all at once, eh?

Now what's

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Casey Robinson

Kenneth Casey Robinson (October 17, 1903 – December 6, 1979) was an American producer and director of mostly B movies and a screenwriter responsible for some of Bette Davis' most revered films. Film critic Richard Corliss once described him as "the master of the art – or craft – of adaptation." more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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