Approved | | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A beauty contest winner of the "Miss Pineapple Princess" pageant takes part in a publicity scheme in Hawaii, and is pursued by an advertising executive for the agency doing the promotion.
In one of his earliest film appearances, Anthony Quinn plays the Hawaiian native Kimo. Though Quinn married the crowned princess of Paramount, Cecil B. DeMille's daughter Katherine, the same year this film was released, he would continue to toil in various ethnic bit parts for another fifteen years until his Academy Award-winning breakout performance in Viva Zapata (1952).
Fine thing! Shanghaied in Honolulu! Well, why don't you do something about it?
Shad Buggle: Well, shucks, them boys won't give us trouble if we let 'em have their own way. They ain't cannibals. Besides, if they was, you'd be safe.
Myrtle Finch: Why, sure, I'd...
When Martha Raye sings "Okolehua", her hairstyle changes from being down at the sides of her face, to up away from her face in the middle of the number.
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