One Night in the Tropics (1940)

11/15/1940 (US) ComedyMusicRomance 1h 22m

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Overview

Jim "Lucky" Moore, an insurance salesman, comes up with a novel policy for his friend, Steve: a 'love insurance policy', that will pay out $1-million if Steve does not marry his fiancée, Cynthia. The upcoming marriage is jeopardized by Steve's ex-girlfriend, Mickey, and Cynthia's disapproving Aunt Kitty. The policy is underwritten by a nightclub owner, Roscoe, who sends two enforcers - Abbott and Costello - to ensure that the wedding occurs as planned.

  1. A. Edward Sutherland

    Director

  2. Earl Derr Biggers

    Novel

  3. Charles Grayson

    Screenplay

  4. Gertrude Purcell

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Allan Jones

    Allan Jones

    Jim Moore

  2. Nancy Kelly

    Nancy Kelly

    Cynthia Merrick

  3. Robert Cummings

    Robert Cummings

    Steve Harper

  4. Bud Abbott

    Bud Abbott

    Abbott

  5. Lou Costello

    Lou Costello

    Costello

  6. Mary Boland

    Mary Boland

    Aunt Kitty Marblehead

  7. William Frawley

    William Frawley

    Roscoe

  8. Peggy Moran

    Peggy Moran

    Mickey Fitzgerald

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Full Cast & Crew

One Night in the Tropics
One Night in the Tropics

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue -

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Content Score

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