The Trumpet Blows

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The Trumpet Blows
George Raft-Frances Drake in The Trumpet Blows.jpg
Publicity still for film with George Raft and Frances Drake
Directed by Stephen Roberts
Written by Bartlett Cormack
Wallace Smith
Starring George Raft
Adolphe Menjou
Frances Drake
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Release date
  • April 14, 1934 (1934-04-14)
Running time
72 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Trumpet Blows is a 1934 American Pre-Code film directed by Stephen Roberts, featuring George Raft as a Mexican matador, Adolphe Menjou as a retired bandito clearly based on Pancho Villa, and Frances Drake as Chulita, the woman they both want to marry.[1]

The movie was written by Bartlett Cormack and Wallace Smith, and directed by Stephen Roberts.



  1. ^ Everett Aaker, The Films of George Raft, McFarland & Company, 2013, pp 49-50

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