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The Kid from Spain (1932)

Passed  -  Comedy | Musical | Romance  -  17 November 1932 (USA)
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Eddie and his Mexican friend Ricardo are expelled from college after Ricardo put Eddie in the girl's dormitory when he was drunk. Per chance Eddie gets mixed up in a bank robbery and is ... See full summary »

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Eddie Williams
Lyda Roberti ...
Rosalie
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Ricardo
Ruth Hall ...
Anita Gomez
John Miljan ...
Pancho
Noah Beery ...
Alonzo Gomez
J. Carrol Naish ...
Pedro
Robert Emmett O'Connor ...
Detective Crawford (as Robert Emmet O'Connor)
Stanley Fields ...
Jose
Paul Porcasi ...
Gonzales (as Paul Porcassi)
Sidney Franklin ...
Himself - American Matador
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Eddie and his Mexican friend Ricardo are expelled from college after Ricardo put Eddie in the girl's dormitory when he was drunk. Per chance Eddie gets mixed up in a bank robbery and is forced to drive the robbers to safety. To get rid of him they force him to leave the USA for Mexico, but a cop is following him. Eddie meets Ricardo there, Ricardo helps him avoid being arrested by the cop when he introduces Eddie as the great Spanish bullfighter Don Sebastian II. The problem is, the cop is still curious and has tickets for the bullfight. Eddie's situation becomes more critical, when he tries to help Ricardo to win the girl he loves, but she's engaged to a "real" Mexican, who is, unknown to her father, involved in illegal business. While trying to avoid all this trouble, Eddie himself falls in love with his friend's girl friend's sister Rosalie, who also want to see the great Don Sebastian II to kill the bull in the arena. Written by Stephan Eichenberg <eichenbe@fak-cbg.tu-muenchen.de>

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Jane Wyman's movie debut. See more »

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Eddie Williams aka Don Sebastian II: I was gonna tell you the one about my uncle. He fell down the well. You know what happened? He kicked the bucket.
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Soundtracks

But We Must Rise (The College Song)
(1932) (uncredited)
Music and Lyrics by Harry Ruby and Bert Kalmar
Sung and Danced by The Goldwyn Girls, including Betty Grable, Toby Wing and Paulette Goddard
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This made me fall in love with Lyda Roberti!
26 June 2008 | by (NY, NY) – See all my reviews

I like Eddie Cantor movies. This is an early talkie and one of his best. It has two superb dance sequences from Busby Berkeley.

I'd have rated it an 8 but for the number done in black-face. Yes, I know that was fairly standard at the time. It grates today, though. The whole thing is fun. It's improbable but that can be the key to the charm of a Cantor movie.

Nevertheless, the highlight for me was his leading lady. I'd heard the name Lyda Roberti. Probably I've seen her before, too. But I was knocked out by her delightful comic performance. Here was a pretty woman, svelte and attractive, who was a topnotch comic. She presaged such greats as Joan Davis and Judy Canova.

I see she died young. What a loss to Hollywood then and to those of us who treasure vintage movies now! Lyda, you were sublime!


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