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Ramona (1936)

Approved | | Drama, Romance | 25 September 1936 (USA)
Half-Indian girl brought up in a wealthy household is loved by the son of the house against his family's wishes and loves another Indian employed by the household.

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Felipe Moreno
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Señora Moreno
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Aunt Ri Hyar
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Margarita (as Katherine de Mille)
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Father Gaspara
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Jim Farrar
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Juan Can
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Father Salvierderra
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Dr. Weaver
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Marda
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Scroggs
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Joseph Hyar (as William Benedict)
Robert Spindola ...
Paquito
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Half-Indian girl brought up in a wealthy household is loved by the son of the house against his family's wishes and loves another Indian employed by the household.

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$600,000 (estimated)
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(Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

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(Technicolor)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Originally the part of Ramona was going to go to Rita Hayworth (under her original name, Rita Cansino). But when Darryl F. Zanuck became the head of 20th Century, he said Hayworth was too young for the role, and he gave it to Loretta Young. See more »

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Referenced in 20th Century Fox Promotional Film (1936) See more »

Soundtracks

Ramona
(1927) (uncredited)
Music by Mabel Wayne
Lyrics by L. Wolfe Gilbert
Written for the movie Ramona (1928)
Played during the opening credits and often in the score
Sung by Francisco Flores del Campo at the fiesta
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Young Technicolor
8 March 2008 | by See all my reviews

Ramona (1936)

** 1/2 (out of 4)

A young half Indian woman (Loretta Young) marries an Indian (Don Ameche) but their lives take a turn for the worse when white folks run them off their land. This is an extremely depressing and somewhat shocking film that actually shows the Indians as the good people and the white's as savages, which wasn't common back in the day. The two stars do their usual great work but the direction is all over the place. The Indians aren't well written considering most are talking with Spanish accents. John Carradine has a small role. From what I gathered, this was the forth feature to use 3-strip Technicolor.


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