Week-End in Havana

Synopsis: A ship company employee, Jay Williams, is sent to Florida where one of the company cruise ships is stuck on a reef off of the coast. He obtains waivers from all of the passengers with the exception of Nan Spencer, a department store salesgirl who wants her vacation NOW, not later. Jay is instructed to take Nan to Havana and set her up in the best hotel and keep her entertained. She visits a night club where the star attraction is Rosita Rivas, and meets Rosita's worthless manager, Monte Blanca, who makes a play for her. Trouble also comes in the form of Jay's fiancée, Terry McCracken, when a romance develops between Nan and Jay.
Director(s): Walter Lang
Production: 20th Century Fox Film Corporation
81 min

- He's not going, I tell you.

- Oh, yes, he is going, and I'm- I'm sorry.

Well, what are you doing

on the floor anyway?

Dad, now I mean this.

You haven't the faintest idea

how important this is to me.

Now keep your shirt on, Terry.

He'll be down there this afternoon

and back tomorrow night at the latest.

You know, something strikes me.

I never realized Jay was

so indispensable around here.

If he's this important,

he ought to have more money.

You young pirate. He's getting more

than the other two vice presidents right now.

Well, he's worth more,

or you'd be sending the other two.

All right. All right.

He'll get more.

If I'd known I was gonna have

a gun stuck in my face...

I wouldn't have gone so heavy

on that wedding present.

Now that I've ransomed you,Jay, do you mind

getting ready and getting out of here?

- [Jay ] Right away.

- [ Grumbling ]

Now when you switch reservations,

you have to go through a little red tape.

Will you sign this, please?

It's just a form that says the company

wasn't to blame for the accident.

You'll like the Caribbean Queen.

She's a newer boat.

- Oh, thank you very much.

- Thank you.

- That'll be all. Thanks again.

- Thank you.

- Well, I guess that's about it.

- There's one more-

Miss Nan Spencer in E-76.

- We notified her.

- Apparently she's bashful.

E-76. Is that above

or below the keel?

- Ah, hello.

- Miss Spencer?

- Yes?

- My name is Williams, and-

Oh, I'm glad to know you, Mr. Williams.

Are you Mr. Garvey's friend?

- Garvey?

- Yes. I was dancing with Mr. Garvey last night...

and he mentioned a friend

he'd like me to meet.

- Well, no, I'm afraid I'm not the one.

- Oh, it doesn't matter anyway.

I like the way nobody stands on ceremony

on shipboard.

I met dozens of people last night.

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Karl Tunberg

Karl Tunberg (March 11, 1907 − April 3, 1992) was an American screenwriter and occasional film producer. His screenplays for Tall, Dark and Handsome (1941) and Ben-Hur (1959) were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and Best Adapted Screenplay, respectively. more…

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