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La Fiesta de Santa Barbara (1935)

 -  Short | Comedy | Music  -  7 December 1935 (USA)
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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
Chester Conklin ...
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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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 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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Crazy Credits

The on-screen credits state this: "A Galaxy of Screen Stars". See more »

Connections

References Viva Villa! (1934) See more »

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Fiesta
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Performed by Eduardo Durant's Fiesta Orchestra
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Fun for old movie fans
3 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

An early Technicolor short. It's about a purportedly annual festival held in California to celebrate Mexico...or something like that. There is no plot really--this is just a chance to see some actors in color and some novelty acts. Andy Devine and Buster Keaton do a truly horrible "comic" routine about bullfighting. Wait till you see the bull Devine has to fight! There's a somewhat cute song called "Last Roundup"; Ida Lupino and Mary Carlisle are two cowgirls; you see Robert Taylor, Harpo Marx, Gary Cooper and Ted Healey (without the Stooges) and Judy Garland before she hit it big with her sisters (they're billed as the Gumm Sisters). Bright, breezy and colorful. It's only about 20 minutes long and pops up on TCM in a beautifully restored print. Worth catching.


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