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Rogue of the Rio Grande (1930)

Passed  -  Comedy | Musical | Western  -  7 December 1930 (USA)
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El Malo, notorious Mexican bandit, forces the Mayor of Sierra Blanca, Seth Landport, to open the safe and turn over to him 2,000 pesos, which the bandit gives a promissory note for to the ... See full summary »

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Carmita
Walter Miller ...
Sheriff Tex Rankin
Carmelita Geraghty ...
Dolores
Gene Morgan ...
Mayor Seth Landport
Raymond Hatton ...
Pedro
William P. Burt ...
Carmita's Dance Partner (as Wm. Presley Burt)
José Bohr ...
El Malo
Florence Dudley ...
Blond cantina girl
Fred Parker
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El Malo, notorious Mexican bandit, forces the Mayor of Sierra Blanca, Seth Landport, to open the safe and turn over to him 2,000 pesos, which the bandit gives a promissory note for to the Mayor. Seth rushes to the cantina where Sheriff Rankin is drinking, and the sheriff posts a reward for the capture of El Malo. El Malo informs his men of the reward. The bandit and his sidekick, Pedro, visit the cantina where Pedro resumes a former acquaintance with Dolores, while El Malo has his attention directed to a tango being performed by Carmita. El Malo pushes her dancing partner aside and finishes the dance with Carmita. Since Seth's description of him is not accurate, El May visits the sheriff and promises to deliver the wanted bandit to the cantina the following night. THe following morning, El Malo and Pedro depart, and, halting their horses on a hill, view the stagecoach being held up by a trio of outlaws. THey follow the outlaws to their hideout, where they discover the leader is the ... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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7 December 1930 (USA)  »

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Song of the Rio Grande  »

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Ride on, Vaquero
Written by Oliver Drake and Herbert Myers, as Herb Meyers
Sung by José Bohr
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Saturday Afternoon Fare
5 January 2003 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

Decent little oater about El Malo, a quixotic Robin Hood type Mexican bandit who falls in love with a singing Myrna Loy. Superior talent (writer Oliver Drake among them), fine staging and good acting serve to make this a pleasant way to kill an hour or two.


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