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Pardon My Sarong (1942)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Musical, Adventure  |  7 August 1942 (USA)
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A pair of bus drivers accidentally steal their own bus. With the company issuing a warrant for their arrest, they tag along with a playboy on a boat trip that finds them on a tropical island, where a jewel thief has sinister plans for them.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Joan Marshall
Robert Paige ...
Tommy Layton
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Varnoff
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Whaba (as Leif Erikson)
Nan Wynn ...
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Detective Kendall
Samuel S. Hinds ...
Chief Kolua
Marie McDonald ...
Ferna
Janet Warren ...
Amo (as Elaine Morey)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
The Ink Spots ...
(as The Four Ink Spots)
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(scenes deleted)
Tip Tap & Toe ...
(as Tip Tap and Toe)
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Storyline

A pair of bus drivers accidentally steal their own bus. With the company issuing a warrant for their arrest, they tag along with a playboy on a boat trip that finds them on a tropical island, where a jewel thief has sinister plans for them.

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Release Date:

7 August 1942 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Road to Montezuma  »

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Budget:

$400,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The film premiered in Costello's hometown of Paterson, New Jersey at a benefit for St. Anthony's Church. See more »

Goofs

During the drink switching scene between Lou Costello and the native guy Lou Costello tricks the native guy into thinking that he switched the glasses when in fact he didn't. The two take a drink and put their glasses down but in the very next shot, the glasses are back in their hands. See more »

Quotes

Wellington Pflug, aka Moola: [after being told he has to go into the temple on top of a volcano, from which no one has ever returned] I'll go up there into that temple. I'll face danger.
Algernon 'Algy' Shaw: I knew you would.
Wellington Pflug, aka Moola: I don't care if the boogeyman's in there.
Algernon 'Algy' Shaw: Thatta boy.
Wellington Pflug, aka Moola: There's only one thing I want you to do.
Algernon 'Algy' Shaw: What's that?
Wellington Pflug, aka Moola: Talk me out of it.
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Connections

Edited into Song of the Sarong (1945) See more »

Soundtracks

Lovely Luana
(1942)
Written by Don Raye and Gene de Paul
Sung by Nan Wynn (uncredited) and the chorus of natives on the island
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The Boys, Lou & Bud, take a island vacation of fun!
20 August 2003 | by (working in Movieland) – See all my reviews

I wanted to see this film because my grandfather acted in it. His name is James Spencer. This film was very fun to see and watch the entertainment of the war years. I specially enjoyed the songs and dancing in this film. There is very little of that kind of entertainment in today's films. A great shame! "The Boys", Lou & Bud, were never better!


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