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Although this film marked Betty Grable's debut in perfected, three-strip Technicolor, she already had appeared once in early Technicolor. Thirteen-year-old Betty, as one of The Goldwyn Girls, led off the Busby Berkeley-staged production number, "Cowboys" (music by Walter Donaldson, lyrics by Gus Kahn) in Whoopee! (1930). That same year, Miss Grable had a chorus bit in the New Movietone Follies of 1930 (1930), which contained sequences shot in the Multicolor process. See more »
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A Fluffy Musical Fiesta with Grable, Miranda, Ameche & Nicholas Bros.
One of the best Betty Grable musicals. As always the plot is unbelievably vacuous but who cares really? When you have the tippy-tappy Grable (doing what she does best), Carmen Miranda (in her American debut), Don Ameche (speaking in a nice Spanish accent), and the Nicholas Brothers (with their usual dance specialties) all in one movie, the implausible plot and meet-cutes are beside the point. The slick lively tunes and dances are more than enough to like this fluffy musical fiesta set in Argentina.
If you liked "Down Argentine Way", see also "Springtime in the Rockies"(1942)
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