Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime, Musical
In New York, a gambler is challenged to take a cold female missionary to Havana, but they fall for each other, and the bet has a hidden motive to finance a crap game.
In 1959, Frank Sinatra said his role in this picture was the only one he was ever disappointed with. "I wanted to play Masterson," he told Newsweek. "I mean, nothing disparaging about Marlon Brando, but Masterson didn't fit him and he knew it."
You remember that tune pretty well.
Sergeant Sarah Brown: It keeps running through my heart.
Sky Masterson: It has words, you know.
Sergeant Sarah Brown: Something about "amor, amor" I'll bet.
Sky Masterson: It's about you. It's about you right now...
Sky Masterson: Your eyes are the eyes of a woman in love...
Just after the sewer crap game, Nathan tells Adelaide that green and white are the Whitney colors. C.V. Whitney colors are light blue with brown cap. John Hay Whitney raced the Greentree Stable's horses under flamingo and pink colors.
$13,000,000 (USA) (31 December 1956)