Mae and Sadie, impecunious chorus girls, chisel some money from an admirer and head for Havana to "dig gold" among the millionaires. Posing as rich widows, they prepare to fleece wealthy Deacon Jones, but his penniless son Bob catches Mae's eye. The whole enterprise is endangered when Herman, their original cash source, shows up... Written by
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those gold-digging havana widows are in town
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Did You Know?
When Sadie tells Mae that the surest place to find Duffy is at "Sloppy Moe's" - that is undoubtedly a reference to the original Sloppy Joe's Bar in Old Havana, Cuba. Financially devastated by the 1959 revolution and finally closed by a fire in the 1960's, it has been restored and reopened in 2013. See more
When the girls arrive in Havana, Glenda's scarf/collar keeps changing the way it is draped, buttoned over the left, and buttoned over the right, back and forth, several times. See more
If a dumb cluck like her can go and make good, a couple of smart dames like us can take over the joint.
Well, we got to do something! We're getting older all the time. We've got to go to Havana and start putting money in the bank. If we don't, in two or three years where are we going to be? Right behind the eight ball.
The seven ball, there's no more room behind the eight ball.
Referenced in Complicated Women
Music by Harry Warren
Played during the opening chorus line scene See more