Did You Know?
Evidently, the 'Cookie in Cuba' sketch on the April 30 1957 edition of The Red Skelton Show was so well received that Skelton decided to repeat it three weeks later on May 21, this time on film. Once again, Red is cast as Cookie the sailor, with Mickey Rooney
replacing Arnold Stang
as Cookie's pal Snorkel. On leave in Havana, the two gobs are smitten by gorgeous café chanteuse Carmen (Lina Romay
). See more