Banana Company executive Steve Case on a Caribean plantation group tries to convince his former co-worker Nick Butler to take over the plantation No 7. But he is on his way to Chicago, to take over a job as a manager for another company himself. He has also troubles with US night-club singer Lee Donley, whom he wants aboard a ship back to the US, and rebel Rosario. He is able to get Nick to the plantation, but is he able to keep him there or will he leave it in a few days with Gloria, the wife of the former exectutive of No 7, Mr. Anderson ? Written by
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"DADDY, WHAT MAKES THE TROPICS SO HOT?" Reason No. 1: Cagney: The One Man Earthquake - at his Best!
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Did You Know?
James Cagney's (Nick) last line to Ann Sheridan (Lee) "You and your 14 carat oomph" was a subtle nod to Warner Brothers billing Ann Sheridan as "the oomph girl" beginning in the late 1930s. Although it was an arguably accurate nickname, Ann Sheridan did not care for the label. See more
In the gunfight scene between Butler's group and Rosario's group, Rosario shoots Butler and Butler appears to be grabbing his right arm as he goes down. In the next shot, he is now tending to his wound on his left arm. Later in the scene, after they catch Rosario, Rosario bumps Butler's hat as he walks by. See more
[picking up a cigarette dropped by Gloria
I believe this is how the Chicago fire got started.
The Chicago fire was started by a cow.
History repeats itself.
Referenced in Breakdowns of 1941
I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles
Music by Nat Vincent
, James Kendis
and James Brockman
Lyrics by John W. Kellette
Played on harmonica by Andy Devine
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