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Havana Widows (1933)

Two golddiggers go fishing for millionaires in Havana.

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Sadie Appleby
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Deacon R. Jones
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Herman Brody
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Bob Jones
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Duffy
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Emily Jones
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Mr. Otis
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G.W. 'Butch' O'Neill
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Mr. Timberg (as Charles Wilson)
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Storyline

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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Trivia

The $1,500 loan Herman gets from his boss so the girls can go to Havana is the equivalent of $27,600 in 2016. See more »

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 Rejected by Gladys: If you're waiting for Gladys to stake you to a trip to Havana, save your breath. She wouldn't give you a nickel to go out and see the Statue of Liberty do a nip-up.
Mae Knight: Well, I guess we better go home. I feel like a horse's neck.
Sadie Appleby: Yeah-I feel like the rest of the animal.
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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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