One Night in the Tropics is a 1940 comedy film noteworthy for being the film debut of Abbott and Costello. The team play minor roles but steal the picture with five classic routines, including an abbreviated version of "Who's On First?" Their work earned them a two-picture deal with Universal, and their next film, Buck Privates, made them bonafide movie stars. Songs in the film were by Jerome Kern. The film is based on a 1914 novel, Love Insurance by Earl Derr Biggers, the creator of Charlie Chan. Jim "Lucky" Moore , an insurance salesman, comes up with a novel policy for his friend, Steve :...
|Release date:||November 15, 1940|
|Directed by:||A. Edward Sutherland|
|Music by:||Jerome Kern|