A jumble of songs, some comedy, silly patriotic cliches, and a spy spoof story all add up to less than meets the eye. Powell had scored well aboard ships in BORN TO DANCE, HONOLULU, and BROADWAY MELODY OF 1940 so this time they really put her at sea with a dull script and a series of inane
situations. The studio must have felt that spy tales were the thing to do because they also gave Jeanette MacDonald the unenviable task of appearing in CAIRO that same year. Powell is a tap dancer who works with Dorsey's band. They are all on their way to Puerto Rico by ocean liner. Also with the
band are drummer Buddy Rich, trumpeter Ziggy Elman and a skinny singer named Sinatra...