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Writers:
Arthur L. Jarrett (story) and
William Watson (story)
Release Date:
2 March 1934 (USA) See more »
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A South American festival brings slapstick love trouble to Bob Hope. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Bob Hope ... Bob

Leah Ray ... Senorita
Frances Halliday ... Mother
Jules Epailly ... Mayor of Los Pochos Eggos
Vicki Cummings ... Bob's Girl (as Vicky Cummings)
William Edmunds ... Gaucho
Godoy's Argentine Band ... Musical Ensemble

Directed by
Al Christie 
 
Writing credits
Arthur L. Jarrett (story) (as Art Jarrett) and
William Watson (story)

Produced by
Al Christie .... producer
 
Cinematography by
George Webber 
 
Music Department
Johnny Burke .... lyrics: songs (uncredited)
Harold Spina .... music: songs (uncredited)
 
Other crew
E.W. Hammons .... presenter
Jack H. Skirball .... presenter (re-release)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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19 min
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Bob Hope 's very first movie.See more »
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Edited into It Pays to Be Funny (1947)See more »

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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
Bland Comedy Of Historical Interest Only, 8 June 2001
Author: Snow Leopard from Ohio

The short comedy "Going Spanish" (or "Bob's Busy Day"), is quite interesting as one of the very earliest film appearances by Bob Hope, but in itself it is a rather bland feature, and the movie has only a couple of really good laughs.

The story has Bob, his fiancée, and her mother traveling in South America. They visit a town in which, on a certain day, you can do or say anything to anyone, as long as you sing a song to them afterwards. That's a rather limited premise even for a short comedy, and although the movie tries to squeeze as much out of it as possible, there are really only a couple of decent laughs (the funniest of which involve physical comedy of the Three Stooges type).

For the most part, this is really only of historical interest, but then again, anything with Bob Hope is at least worth watching.

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