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Havana Widows (1933)

 -  Comedy  -  18 November 1933 (USA)
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Two golddiggers go fishing for millionaires in Havana.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Glenda Farrell ...
Sadie Appleby
Guy Kibbee ...
Deacon R. Jones
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Herman Brody
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Bob Jones
Frank McHugh ...
Mr. Duffy, the Lawyer
Ruth Donnelly ...
Mrs. Emily Jones
Hobart Cavanaugh ...
Mr. Otis, Invincible Insurance
Ralph Ince ...
G.W. 'Butch' O'Neill
Maude Eburne ...
Mrs. Ryan, the Landlady
George Cooper ...
Paymaster Mullins
Charles C. Wilson ...
Mr. Timberg (as Charles Wilson)
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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 Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Viúvas de Havana  »

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Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Showgirl: Violet got a Marine's name tattooed on her arm last night.
Sadie Appleby: By this time that arm must read like a regimental roll call.
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Referenced in Complicated Women (2003) See more »

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Pretty Lady
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Music by Harry Warren
Played during the opening chorus line scene
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Hilarious pre-code comedy
30 June 2003 | by (Kings Park NY) – See all my reviews

Blondell & Farrell are excellent. Blondell was edible. This was very funny and I laughed often throughout it. Great dialogue and its loaded with wisecracks. I could've watched it for hours. Tremendous fun to watch.


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