With husband Dennis preoccupied with a business deal, Carmelita decides to teach him a lesson by running off to Reno and filing for divorce.

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Dennis heads west to work on an important business deal minus the Mexican Spitfire, Carmelita. His hot-tempered spouse decides to surprise him, but ends up as the surprised one when she sees him with another woman. Instead of a second honeymoon, Carmelita begins divorce proceedings. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

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This third film is virtually a re-make of MEXICAN SPITFIRE paraphrasing many of the original gags (of Hayes "Elizabeth should have married him in the first place" "Well she didn't pick up the first place. She ran out of the money.") and orchestrating more bogus Feydeau entrances and exits by hard working Errol in his dual characters.

Woods tries hard to convince us he's a light comedian and Velez is not attractively filmed. Talented people like Elizabeth Risdon and Cecil Kellaway are wasted.

The production is smooth though the lack of exteriors makes it a little odd. It's not even particularly amusing as it's predecessor had been


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