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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eduardo Durant's Rhumba Band ...
Themselves (as Eduardo Durant's Fiesta Orchestra)
The Spanish Troubadors ...
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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
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Herself
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Rosalind Keith ...
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Storyline

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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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 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

Pete Smith - Narrator: Fiesta is the Spanish word for Fiesta which means Fiesta.
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Crazy Credits

Credited performers listed below the Dude Ranch Wranglers are identified orally by other cast members. See more »

Connections

References Viva Villa! (1934) See more »

Soundtracks

La Cucaracha
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Performed by The Three Gumm Sisters (as the Garland Sisters, including Judy Garland, Mary Jane Gumm and Virginia Gumm)
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Just for Judy's Sake!
21 July 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film short came up on my DVD with Me and My Gal. This film is about Santa Barbara and their annual festival. It's an all star cast but you wouldn't know it because there are just so many people and not enough time to get to all of them. The music was average. The fiesta part was really to show Santa Barbara and the annual tradition to the world out there in color. I was surprised to see it on the DVD. While you get only a glimpse of the major stars, you do try to find out what is going on. There doesn't seem to be a story or a purpose to it. The colors are great because it's in color and not black and white. Maybe TCM would air this short in between longer movies. But I just didn't get it what it was all about. Maybe I wasn't paying enough attention to it.


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