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The Gay Desperado (1936)

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86 min | Comedy, Musical

Chivo, a singer who works in a movie theater providing live entertainment, is and apprehended by a music-loving Mexican bandit Braganza who wants to make Chivo part of his band. Braganza, who admires American gangsters, also kidnaps Jane ...See moreChivo, a singer who works in a movie theater providing live entertainment, is and apprehended by a music-loving Mexican bandit Braganza who wants to make Chivo part of his band. Braganza, who admires American gangsters, also kidnaps Jane and her rich boyfriend, Bill. to become more like the American movie gangsters he admires. See less
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Updated Oct 2, 1936

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Oct 2, 1936 (United States)
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40 cast members
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Leo Carrillo
Pablo Braganza Pablo Braganza   See fewer
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Harold Huber
Juan Campo Juan Campo   See fewer
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James Blakeley
Bill Shay Bill Shay   See fewer
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Adrian Rosley
Radio Station Manager Radio Station Manager   See fewer
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Paul Hurst
American Detective American Detective   See fewer
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Al Ernest Garcia
Police Captain Police Captain   See fewer
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Frank Puglia
López López   See fewer
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Michael Visaroff
Theatre Manager Theatre Manager   See fewer
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Chris-Pin Martin
Pancho (as Chris King Martin) Pancho (as Chris King Martin)   See fewer
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Harry Semels
Manuel Manuel   See fewer
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George Du Count
Salvador Salvador   See fewer
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Alfonso Pedroza
Coloso (as Alphonso Pedroza) Coloso (as Alphonso Pedroza)   See fewer
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The Trovadores Chinacos
Guitar Trio Guitar Trio   See fewer
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Nicandro Castillo
Guitarist Member of Trio (uncredited) Guitarist Member of Trio (uncredited)   See fewer
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Denny Clairmont
Child (uncredited) Child (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Dime
Movie Theatre Brawler (uncredited) Movie Theatre Brawler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Dominguez
Braganza Outlaw (uncredited) Braganza Outlaw (uncredited)   See fewer
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Budd Fine
Movie Theatre Brawler (uncredited) Movie Theatre Brawler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pedro Galindo
Guitarist Member of Trio (uncredited) Guitarist Member of Trio (uncredited)   See fewer
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Oscar 'Dutch' Hendrian
On-Screen Gangster (uncredited) On-Screen Gangster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ilia Khmara
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ethan Laidlaw
Movie Theatre Brawler (uncredited) Movie Theatre Brawler (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Magrill
Movie Theatre Brawler (uncredited) Movie Theatre Brawler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Marlowe
On-Screen Gangster (uncredited) On-Screen Gangster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob O'Keefe
On-Screen Gangster (uncredited) On-Screen Gangster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Padjan
Movie Theatre Brawler (uncredited) Movie Theatre Brawler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Manuel Peluffo
On-Screen Gangster (uncredited) On-Screen Gangster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Perry
Movie Theatre Brawler (uncredited) Movie Theatre Brawler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ky Robinson
Movie Theatre Brawler (uncredited) Movie Theatre Brawler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tony Roux
Braganza Outlaw (uncredited) Braganza Outlaw (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dimas Sotello
Braganza Outlaw (uncredited) Braganza Outlaw (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sailor Vincent
Movie Theatre Brawler (uncredited) Movie Theatre Brawler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dick Wessel
On-Screen Gangster (uncredited) On-Screen Gangster (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Wilson
Movie Theatre Brawler (uncredited) Movie Theatre Brawler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Manuel Álvarez Maciste
Guitarist (uncredited) Guitarist (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.2 / 10 | 247 votes