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La Fiesta de Santa Barbara (1935)

Approved | | Short, Comedy, Music | 7 December 1935 (USA)
Hollywood stars participate in a Mexican-themed revue and festival in Santa Barbara. Andy Devine, the "World's Greatest Matador", engages in a bullfight with a dubious bovine supplied by ... See full summary »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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Eduardo Durant's Rhumba Band ...
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Kirby and DeGage ...
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Rosalind Keith ...
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Hollywood stars participate in a Mexican-themed revue and festival in Santa Barbara. Andy Devine, the "World's Greatest Matador", engages in a bullfight with a dubious bovine supplied by Señor Keaton, and musical numbers are provided by Joe Morrison and the Garland Sisters. Comedy bits and dance numbers are also featured. Written by scgary66

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festival | dance | revue | horse | church | See All (46) »

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Short | Comedy | Music

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7 December 1935 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La festa di Santa Barbara  »

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(RCA Victor System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This was Judy Garland's very first appearance on 3-strip Technicolor. She would not appear in color film again until The Wizard of Oz (1939). See more »

Quotes

Himself - Narrator: Fiesta is the Spanish word for Fiesta which means Fiesta.
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The on-screen credits state this: "A Galaxy of Screen Stars". See more »

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Featured in Added Attractions: The Hollywood Shorts Story (2002) See more »

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Turkey in the Straw
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Performed by the studio orchestra
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TOBY WING IN TECHNICOLOR!
23 January 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Okay... I realize that the average film buff is more interested in Judy Garland's appearance (singing 'La Cucaracha' complete with the marijuana fumar' references) or the fact that this is one of MGM's earliest attempts at 3-strip Technicolor. But the bang for my TCM dollars is in seeing TOBY WING in that red cowboy shirt... she is the best argument I've ever seen for human cloning. There's also a protracted bit with Andy Devine and Buster Keaton (Was he happy to be out of Educational Pictures and back at MGM? Who can tell?) that involves bullfighting two guys in a cow suit, quick shots of folks like Gary Cooper, Warner Baxter and a very un-PC Leo Carrillo exhibiting a shocking lack of handgun safety. Also look for Ted Healy re-arranging a party crasher's nose (he's just not the same without the Stooges). For Toby Wing's appearance alone this is worth seeing... the typically hypo-nasal Ted Smith's least intrusive narrations and the production values make this a top notch mid-30's short.


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