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Capt. James Stewart pursues the bandit "The Kinkajou" over the Mexican border and falls in love with Rita. He suspects, that her brother is the bandit.

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John Boles ...
Capt. Jim Stewart
Bert Wheeler ...
Chick Bean
Robert Woolsey ...
Ned Lovett
Dorothy Lee ...
Dolly Bean
Don Alvarado ...
Roberto Ferguson
Georges Renavent ...
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Helen Kaiser ...
Mrs. Katie Bean
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Capt. James Stewart pursues the bandit "The Kinkajou" over the Mexican border and falls in love with Rita. He suspects, that her brother is the bandit. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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Ziegfeld's fabulous all-talking, all-singing super screen spectacle


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15 September 1929 (USA)  »

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(RCA Photophone System)

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1.20 : 1
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Trivia

Bebe Daniels' first talkie. See more »

Goofs

When we see people dancing at the Fremont Cafe at the start of the movie while the Fremont Bank is being robbed next door, gunshots and shouts are heard on the soundtrack. The dancers however do not react at all to the shots until the next scene when they are seen panicking. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Have You Got Any Castles? (1938) See more »

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Are You There
(1927) (uncredited)
Music by Harry Tierney
Lyrics by Joseph McCarthy
Performed by Dorothy Lee and Bert Wheeler
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The seldom shown Kinkajou dance.
23 May 2000 | by (Streetsboro, Ohio) – See all my reviews

The Kinkajou dance lead by Dorothy Lee is a gem. Dorothy Lee has a white 10 gal. hat on an 8 gal. head, curtesy of a prop man with a strange sense of humor, and looks a bit like a mushroom but it only makes the dance more fun as she tries to keep it on. I wish this part was shown more often with the film.


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