Passed | | Comedy, Musical, Romance
An aviator and band leader who is always getting his group fired for his flirtatious behavior with the female guests soon finds himself falling for an engaged woman.
"Oh, Freddie, how do you ask for little tarts in Portuguese?" "Don't heckle me, try the Culbertson System." Ely Culbertson, aside from developing a rather aggressive bidding system for contract bridge, was famous for his sexual exploits (his 1940 autobiography would be banned in many countries for its sexual content). Given that "tart" was the 1930s equivalent to "slut", the pun becomes obvious. Also, in the opening inspection of hotel staff, the boss sees a maid whose shoe heels are oddly beveled and says he will not tolerate that sort of thing. A 'round heeled woman' was 30s speak for prostitute, a woman who could tilt from standing to on her back with ease.
Well, I usually fly with you, don't I? Or, am I just a fly in the carburetor?
Roger Bond: Oh, well, I tell you, Freddy, old man, you see, it's this way: I met a friend, a very old friend who asked me as a very special favor, you know how it is, so, you'll have ...
From the height they were flying, most of the "dance" routines of the young women on the plane wings would not be visible to people on the ground.
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