Cinema: The New Pictures: Nov. 25, 1940

One Night in the Tropics (Universal) has such happy effects on Jim, Cynthia, Steve and Mickey (respectively Allan Jones, Nancy Kelly, Robert Cummings, Peggy Moran), four irrepressible romantics, that they are finally able to untangle an extremely involved knot of amorous entanglements. But before the salubrious Caribbean evening soothes their flaring tempers, Jim, Cynthia, Steve and Mickey scramble through countless Manhattan days & nights uttering ill-tempered wisecracks like: "Kick him good-by for me."

Actually, One Night in the Tropic?, was designed as a major film operetta. Jerome Kern, aided by Lyricists Dorothy Fields...

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