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The Girl from Mexico (1939)

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71 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

In the first entry of an unintended-series that turned into a long-running series for RKO, Carmelita Fuentes is a fiery-Latin singer/dancer in Mexico City who has designs on Dennis Lindsay, an American publicity agent, for unclear reasons,...See moreIn the first entry of an unintended-series that turned into a long-running series for RKO, Carmelita Fuentes is a fiery-Latin singer/dancer in Mexico City who has designs on Dennis Lindsay, an American publicity agent, for unclear reasons, while Lindsay's shiftless uncle, Matthew Lindsay, aids and abets her every step of the way to the marriage altar. Written by Les Adams See less
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Writers
Lionel Houser (story) (screenplay) | Joseph Fields (screenplay) (as Joseph A. Fields)
Producer
Cinematographer
Jack MacKenzie (as Jack Mackenzie)
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Updated Jun 2, 1939

Release date
Jun 2, 1939 (United States)

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26 cast members
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Lupe Velez
Carmelita Fuentes Carmelita Fuentes   See fewer
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Donald Woods
Dennis 'Denny' Lindsay Dennis 'Denny' Lindsay   See fewer
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Leon Errol
Uncle Matthew 'Matt' Lindsay Uncle Matthew 'Matt' Lindsay   See fewer
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Linda Hayes
Elizabeth Price Elizabeth Price   See fewer
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Donald MacBride
L. B. Renner L. B. Renner   See fewer
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Edward Raquello
Tony Romano (as Eduardo Raquello) Tony Romano (as Eduardo Raquello)   See fewer
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Elisabeth Risdon
Aunt Della Lindsay Aunt Della Lindsay   See fewer
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Ward Bond
Mexican Pete - the Wrestler Mexican Pete - the Wrestler   See fewer
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Ernie Alexander
Man Throwing Confetti (uncredited) Man Throwing Confetti (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Coleman
Wrestling Match Spectator (uncredited) Wrestling Match Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carlos De Valdez
Mexican Judge (uncredited) Mexican Judge (uncredited)   See fewer
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Byron Foulger
Delivery Entrance Guard (uncredited) Delivery Entrance Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Gargan
Casa del Toro Patron (uncredited) Casa del Toro Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Martin Garralaga
Carmelita's Relative (uncredited) Carmelita's Relative (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Hanlon
Bicycle Race Announcer (voice) (uncredited) Bicycle Race Announcer (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Harris
Wrestling Match Spectator (uncredited) Wrestling Match Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Harvey
George Stuart - Romano's Aide / Publicity Man (uncredited) George Stuart - Romano's Aide / Publicity Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Indrisano
Wrestling Match Referee (uncredited) Wrestling Match Referee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kenner G. Kemp
Renner's Office Worker (uncredited) Renner's Office Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald Kerr
Soda Vendor (uncredited) Soda Vendor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Vivien Oakland
Mrs. Renner (uncredited) Mrs. Renner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dale Van Sickel
Wrestling Match Spectator (uncredited) Wrestling Match Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lucio Villegas
Señor Acosta - Mexican Consul (uncredited) Señor Acosta - Mexican Consul (uncredited)   See fewer
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Max Wagner
Headwaiter at Casa del Toro (uncredited) Headwaiter at Casa del Toro (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Worthington
Mr. Patton (uncredited) Mr. Patton (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Yaconelli
San Proximo Hotel Proprietor (uncredited) San Proximo Hotel Proprietor (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 237 votes