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The Gaucho (1927) Poster

(1927)

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A new preservation print of the film, created by the Museum of Modern Art, was first shown at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2008. It has subsequently been screened at MoMA (2008), the San Francisco Silent Film Festival (2009), and the National Gallery of Art (2009) to promote the new book "Douglas Fairbanks" (UC Press/Academy Imprints, 2008) with the author introducing the screenings.
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Film debut of Lupe Velez.
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Douglas Fairbanks Jr. directed screen tests of potential actresses to play Mountain Girl. Among those were Myrna Loy, Fay Wray, Raquel Torres, Loretta Young and Lupe Velez. When shown Velez's test, Douglas Fairbanks was immediately impressed and the starlet was hired.
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Dolores del Rio was initially announced to co-star with Douglas Fairbanks, but she turned the part down due to scheduling conflicts.
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