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Rumba (1935)

 -  Drama  -  8 February 1935 (USA)
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A bored society girl sets her sights on a dancer in a Broadway show.

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Joe Martin
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Diana Harrison
Lynne Overman ...
Flash
Margo ...
Carmelita
Gail Patrick ...
Patsy Fletcher
Iris Adrian ...
Goldie Allen
Monroe Owsley ...
Hobart Fletcher
Jameson Thomas ...
Jack Solanger
Soledad Jiménez ...
Tia Maria
Paul Porcasi ...
Carlos
Samuel S. Hinds ...
Henry B. Harrison
Virginia Hammond ...
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A bored society girl sets her sights on a dancer in a Broadway show.

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8 February 1935 (USA)  »

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I teleftaia rumba  »

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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

Quotes

Diana Harrison: I want to make loud, rude noises. I want to spill things and push chairs over. After all, I'm a human being and I like to act like one occasionally.
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Follows Bolero (1934) See more »

Soundtracks

The Rhythm Of The Rumba
Words and Music by Ralph Rainger
Spanish Lyrics by François B. DeValdes
Copyright 1935 by Famous Music Corporation
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For dance fans only.
18 May 2005 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

Joe is a dancer in Cuba with a chip on his shoulder. Diana is fascinated by this diamond in the rough. However, pride on both sides seems to thwart the union and Diana in despair returns to New York City and her less than exciting fiancé. Joe follows.

The main problem with this film is George Raft. His stone faced and monotone delivery mean that there is absolutely no chance for any chemistry to develop between himself and Lombard. And it is supposedly this magic between the two that propels them in and out of each others lives and causes both to risk their lives in the end to be together. The film is also weighed down by more that one overly long dance sequence. George Raft himself is an adequate dancer, but comes off as little more than a "dandy". He has non of the fire or charisma of say a Desi Arnaz, who truly comes alive with the spirit of Latin dance and rhythms.

Diana's father is here played by Samuel Hinds who also played the father in the Andy Hardy series. Monroe Owsley, who also co-stared with Lombard in the movie "Brief Moment", plays Diana's wealthy fiancé. His part here is considerably smaller, and amounts for the most part to "window dressing".

Carole Lombard does a good job here. If she had had a better leading man this film might even have been enjoyable. The production values and quality of the acting in general were actually pretty good. Supposedly George Raft was quite the ladies man in real life, and even enjoyed a clandestine affair with Lombard, but in this film he is a dud.


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