The New Pictures, Nov. 26, 1945

Saratoga Trunk (Warner) has been packed by expert hands with practically everything a film needs for a triumphant box-office tour. In the top drawer of this expensive portmanteau, Ingrid Bergman is wonderfully bewitching in a black wig and bustle, and Gary Cooper drawls and sprawls in his best skin-tight cow-pants. Edna Ferber's plot slides them expertly through a period-piece romance without missing one of the primary Hollywood emotions.

The Trunk contains plenty more: lush late '703 settings of exotic Old New Orleans and gaudy, naughty Saratoga. There is even a spectacular railway wreck...