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La Fiesta de Santa Barbara (1935)

Approved  |   |  Short, Comedy, Music  |  7 December 1935 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eduardo Durant's Rhumba Band ...
Themselves (as Eduardo Durant's Fiesta Orchestra)
The Spanish Troubadors ...
Themselves
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Himself
Ralph Forbes ...
Himself
The Fanchonettes ...
Themselves
The Three Gumm Sisters ...
Themselves (as Garland Sisters)
Kirby and DeGage ...
Themselves
Dude Ranch Wranglers ...
Themselves
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Himself
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Herself
Cecilia Parker ...
Herself
Shirley Ross ...
Herself
Rosalind Keith ...
Herself
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Toby Wing ...
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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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Short | Comedy | Music

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Release Date:

7 December 1935 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La festa di Santa Barbara  »

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(RCA Victor System)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

This film short is included on the Warner DVD of For Me and My Gal (1942). See more »

Quotes

Himself - Narrator: Fiesta is the Spanish word for Fiesta which means Fiesta.
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Turkey in the Straw
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Traditional
Performed by the studio orchestra
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26 February 2008 | by (Louisville, KY) – See all my reviews

Fiesta de Santa Barbara, La (1935)

*** (out of 4)

As the titles says, this short shows us the Fiesta of Santa Barbara but the story of this is just hogwash since the real reason to see this short is due to all the famous stars. Warner Baxter, Ida Lupino, the Garland Sisters, Edmund Lowe, Robert Taylor, Harpo Marx, Pete Smith, Buster Keaton, Gary Cooper, Jim Thorpe and countless other stars make cameos here so this cast alone makes this worth watching. Shot in Technicolor and received an Oscar nomination.

If you're interested in seeing this short then Turner Classic Movies shows it quite often.


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