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La Conga Nights (1940)

Approved | | Comedy, Music | 31 May 1940 (USA)
Henry I. Dibble, Jr. (Hugh Herbert)is a dizzy millionaire playboy who loves rhumba music. Thorns in his side are his four maiden sisters Faith (Hugh Herbert), Hope (Hugh Herbert), Charity (... See full summary »

Director:

Lew Landers

Writers:

Jay Dratler (original screenplay), Harry Clork (original screenplay) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Hugh Herbert ... Henry I. Dibble Jr. / Faith Dibble / Hope Dibble / Charity Dibble / Prudence Dibble / Mrs. Henry I. Dibble Jr. / Henry I. Dibble Sr.
Dennis O'Keefe ... Steve Collins
Constance Moore ... Helen Curtiss
Ferike Boros Ferike Boros ... Mama O'Brien
Eddie Quillan ... Titus Endover
Armida ... Carlotta De Vera
Joe Brown Jr. Joe Brown Jr. ... Delancey O'Brien
Sally Payne ... Lucy Endover
Frank Orth ... Dennis O'Brien
Barnett Parker ... Hammond
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Storyline

Henry I. Dibble, Jr. (Hugh Herbert)is a dizzy millionaire playboy who loves rhumba music. Thorns in his side are his four maiden sisters Faith (Hugh Herbert), Hope (Hugh Herbert), Charity (Hugh Herbert) and Prudence (Hugh Herbert). A crisis comes when they order Junior to evict Mama O'Brien (Ferike Boros) and her penniless guests from property owned by the Dibble estate because she can not pay the rent. But when Junior arrives he hears rhumba music coming from within and rents a room and moves in. And proceeds to alter the livers of those who live there, including Steve Collins (Dennis O'Keefe, a taxicab driver who wants to be a dancer, and Steve's girlfriend, Helen Curtiss (Constance Moore), an unemployed singer. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Genres:

Comedy | Music

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 May 1940 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Vamos Dançar a Conga! See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Universal Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Hugh Herbert plays Mr. Dibble plus his four sisters and his mother. See more »

Soundtracks

Carmenita McCoy
Music by Frank Skinner
Lyrics by Samuel Lerner
Sung by Constance Moore
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