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Down Argentine Way (1940)

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An American girl on vacation in Argentina falls for a wealthy racehorse owner.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Ricardo Quintana
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Carmen Miranda
Charlotte Greenwood ...
Binnie Crawford
J. Carrol Naish ...
Henry Stephenson ...
Don Diego Quintana
Kay Aldridge ...
Helen Carson (as Katharine Aldridge)
Leonid Kinskey ...
Tito Acuna
Chris-Pin Martin ...
Esteban
Robert Conway ...
Jimmy Blake
Gregory Gaye ...
Sebastian
Bobby Stone ...
Panchito
Charles Judels ...
Dr. Arturo Padilla
Fayard Nicholas ...
One of the Nicholas Brothers
Harold Nicholas ...
One of the Nicholas Brothers
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Storyline

An American girl on vacation in Argentina falls for a wealthy racehorse owner.

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Taglines:

The South American Way! With a pretty American debutante and her dashing Argentine sweetheart...in the gayest of adventures from New York to Buenos Aires! (original ad) See more »


Certificate:

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Release Date:

11 October 1940 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Argentijnse nachten  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Alice Faye was set to play the role of Glenda, but she fell ill with appendicitis and was replaced by Betty Grable. Although Miss Grable was making films for 10 years, this was the role that made her a star. Cesar Romero contracted para-typhoid and was replaced by Leonid Kinskey. See more »

Goofs

Although Edward Fielding is listed in the credits as having portrayed Glenda Crawford's father, Willis Crawford, he is nowhere to be seen throughout the entire movie. See more »

Quotes

Glenda Crawford, aka Glenda Cunningham: Excuse me, I've got to go see a man about a horse.
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Featured in The Roth Show: The New York City Way (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Bambu Bambu
(uncredited)
Music traditional
Lyrics by Almirante and Valdo De Abreu
Performed by Carmen Miranda with Bando da Lua
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They Don't Dance Like Carmen No More

The plot is slight- but it doesn't really matter. Don Ameche is charming, the songs, for the most part, are fun, and Carmen Miranda steals the film from Betty Grable. Certainly a lesser musical- but fun for fans of the genre.


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