MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 38,586 this week

The Mexican Spitfire's Baby (1941)

 -  Comedy  -  28 November 1941 (USA)
6.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.0/10 from 101 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 1 critic

It is the Lindsay's wedding anniversary and they are fighting. To help them settle down with a house and children, Uncle Matt writes Lord Epping for his help in getting the Lindsay's a war ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Sundance 2015

Watch our IMDb & AIV Sundance Studio Interviews with Keith Simanton

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 1813 titles
created 29 May 2012
 
list image
a list of 8 titles
created 11 months ago
 
list image
a list of 8 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 918 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 269 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Mexican Spitfire's Baby (1941)

The Mexican Spitfire's Baby (1941) on IMDb 6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Mexican Spitfire's Baby.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Newlyweds Dennis and Carmelita have several obstacles to deal with in their new marriage: Carmelita's fiery Latin temper, a meddling aunt and a conniving ex-fiancee who's determined to ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Goodwins
Stars: Lupe Velez, Leon Errol, Donald Woods
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Carmelita and Uncle Matt find themselves in a haunted house, but the "ghosts" are actually enemy agents who are trying to frighten away visitors in order to develop a nitroglycerin bomb.

Director: Leslie Goodwins
Stars: Lupe Velez, Leon Errol, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Dizzy Carmelita and Uncle Matt inadvertently become involved with thieves smuggling jewels inside a ceramic elephant.

Director: Leslie Goodwins
Stars: Lupe Velez, Leon Errol, Walter Reed
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Dennis mistakenly believes Carmelita is going to have a baby. Little does he know that the blessed event is her cat's new kittens.

Director: Leslie Goodwins
Stars: Lupe Velez, Leon Errol, Walter Reed
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Music | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

In the first entry of an unintended-series that turned into a long-running series for RKO, Carmelita Fuentes is a fiery-Latin singer/dancer in Mexico City who has designs on Dennis Lindsay,... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Goodwins
Stars: Lupe Velez, Donald Woods, Leon Errol
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

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

Director: Leslie Goodwins
Stars: Lupe Velez, Leon Errol, Donald Woods
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The Lindsay's are on a ship to Hawaii for their delayed second honeymoon. Unknown to Carmelita, Dennis is using the trip to secure a contract with Mr. Baldwin. The Baldwins are social ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Goodwins
Stars: Lupe Velez, Leon Errol, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers
The Nitwits (1935)
Comedy | Crime | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A would-be songwriter and a would-be inventor run a cigar stand and get mixed up in the murder of a song publisher.

Director: George Stevens
Stars: Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Fred Keating
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Leon Errol ...
...
...
Elisabeth Risdon ...
Aunt Della
Fritz Feld ...
Lt. Pierre Gaston de la Blanc
Marion Martin ...
Fifi
Lloyd Corrigan ...
Chumley
Lydia Bilbrook ...
Vinton Hayworth ...
Rudolph - the Hotel Clerk (as Jack Arnold)
Edit

Storyline

It is the Lindsay's wedding anniversary and they are fighting. To help them settle down with a house and children, Uncle Matt writes Lord Epping for his help in getting the Lindsay's a war orphan. Unfortunately, he does not state which war and Epping gets one from WWI. The orphan is Fifi who is in her twenties and there is trouble for Uncle Matt and Dennis if their wives find out. So Uncle Matt takes Fifi to the Bide-A-While Inn to hide her, but Miss Pepper believes that something is wrong with this couple with the same last names. Trouble brews when Uncle Matt pretends to be Lord Epping and Fifi's boyfriend Pierre comes looking for her. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

28 November 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

O Bebê de Carmelita  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

A 'blue plate special' is a colloquialism referring the practice of diners and restaurants offering a low-priced meal as a daily special, usually presented on a divided plate (usually blue in colour). The meal was usually some sort of meat and three vegetables. See more »

Goofs

Aunt Della tells Uncle Matt not to be late getting home because Lord Epping likes having his five o'clock tea. The traditional English teatime is four o'clock, not five. See more »

Connections

Follows The Girl from Mexico (1939) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Shticks
22 November 2007 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

These Mexican Spitfire movies are usually little more than a collection of bits from comedy short subjects, and RKO was one of the two best studios for short subjects in this period -- Columbia was the other with the Stooges and Andy Clyde. Lupe Velez does her broken English doubletalk, Leon Errol does a bit of his crazy legs routine and alternates between his usual voice and his Lord Epping bit and the usual silliness ensues.

In this case the effort is strengthened by the addition of several wonderful comedy performers. Fritz Feld is there, clicking his heels and popping; Tom Kennedy has a small bit as the sheriff and Zasu Pitts shows up, although her role is far too small and doesn't use her as well as it might.

Plot? Plot? Of course there's a bit of plot as the Lindsays try to get Lord Epping's business by having him get them a war orphan and he shows up with girl -- a war orphan from World War One. Does it really matter?


2 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Mexican Spitfire's Baby (1941) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?