Directed by Mervyn LeRoy
Written by Andrew Solt, Jane Allen and Mae Livingston
Produced by Jesse L. Laskey and Walter MacEwen
Cinematography by Milton R. Krasner
Distributed by RKO Radio Pictures
Comedy / Romance
Claudette Colbert as Christopher 'Kit' Madden
John Wayne as Capt. 'Rusty' Thomas
Don DeFore as 1st Lt. 'Dink' Watson
Anne Triola as Consuela 'Connie' Callaghan
Phil Brown as Soldier
Frank Puglia as Ortega
Thurston Hall as Henry Baldwin
Dona Drake as Dolores Ortega
Fernando Alvarado as Mexican boy
Charles Arnt as Salesman
Louella Parsons as Herself
Frank Wilcox as Jack
A young writer, ‘Kit’ Madden, has just had a hit novel that a prominent studio is going to turn into a movie, but they need a star. Just then Kit meets up with a good looking Marine, Rusty, and his friend, Dink. Kit lies about her identity, but teams up with the two, trying to keep track of Rusty while she confers with the studios. Adventures and romance abound as Kit tries to fend off Rusty’s advances during their travels halfway across the country to California.
Without Reservations trailer
Lux Radio Theater broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of Without Reservations in 1946, with Claudette Colbert reprising her role.
Cary Grant and Jack Benny make cameo appearances in Without Reservations, although their appearances are uncredited.
Without Reservations is based on the novel Thanks, God! I’ll Take It From Here written by Jane Allen and Mae Livingston.