4.9/10
101
3 user

They Met in Argentina (1941)

Approved | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 25 April 1941 (USA)
A Texas oil millionaire, after failing to secure oil lands in Argentina, seeks out a famous race horse in Buenos Aires and order his representative to buy the nag at any price. Ellison has ... See full summary »

Writers:

(screen play) (as Jerry Cady), (story) | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Photos

Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Father's return from the insane asylum spells calamity for the Fairfield family.

Director: John Farrow
Stars: Maureen O'Hara, Adolphe Menjou, Fay Bainter
Jamaica Inn (1939)
Certificate: Passed Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

In Cornwall in 1819, a young woman discovers that she's living near a gang of criminals who arrange shipwrecks for profit.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Stars: Maureen O'Hara, Robert Newton, Charles Laughton
Rio Grande (1950)
Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Rio Grande takes place after the Civil War when the Union turned their attention towards the Apaches. Union officer Kirby Yorke is in charge of an outpost on the Rio Grande in which he is ... See full summary »

Director: John Ford
Stars: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Ben Johnson
Comedy | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Judy O'Brien is an aspiring ballerina in a dance troupe. Also in the company is Bubbles, a brash mantrap who leaves the struggling troupe for a career in burlesque. When the company ... See full summary »

Directors: Dorothy Arzner, Roy Del Ruth
Stars: Maureen O'Hara, Louis Hayward, Lucille Ball
Drama | Romance | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Sergeant Dixie Smith has more raw recruits to turn into Marines, if he can. Among them is cocky casanova Chris Winters, son of an officer, who's just tried to "mash" Mary Carter, a major's ... See full summary »

Director: H. Bruce Humberstone
Stars: John Payne, Maureen O'Hara, Randolph Scott
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

The Villa Fiorita is set on the banks of an Italian lake. The battle is for the mother of 2 children who having fallen in love with an Italian composer and concert pianist leaves her ... See full summary »

Director: Delmer Daves
Stars: Maureen O'Hara, Rossano Brazzi, Richard Todd
Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Susan is in the hospital with a bullet near her heart. Marian has told the police that she shot Susan in a rage as Susan was giving up singing. Marian and Luke found Susan when she was a ... See full summary »

Director: Nicholas Ray
Stars: Maureen O'Hara, Melvyn Douglas, Gloria Grahame
McLintock! (1963)
Comedy | Romance | Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Wealthy rancher G.W. McLintock uses his power and influence in the territory to keep the peace between farmers, ranchers, land-grabbers, Indians and corrupt government officials.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen
Stars: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Patrick Wayne
The Quiet Man (1952)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A retired American boxer returns to the village of his birth in Ireland, where he finds love.

Director: John Ford
Stars: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Barry Fitzgerald
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
...
Tim Kelly
Alberto Vila ...
Alberto Delmonte
...
Duke Ferrel
...
Don Enrique de los Santos O'Shea
Joseph Buloff ...
Santiago, O'Shea's Trainer
...
Panchita
Edit

Storyline

A Texas oil millionaire, after failing to secure oil lands in Argentina, seeks out a famous race horse in Buenos Aires and order his representative to buy the nag at any price. Ellison has a love affair with Maureen O'Hara, the beautiful daughter of the prize horse's owner. Written by Alessandro Martini <alemartini@geocities.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

25 April 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Aconteceu na Argentina  »

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

Jack Hively took over as director for Leslie Goodwins while he was hospitalized with pneumonia. See more »

Quotes

Lolita O'Shea: Thank you senor
Tim Kelly: Hey! Where my change?
Lolita O'Shea: Oh there no change all the money I collect goes to the pan American good will fun
Tim Kelly: Look Lady, I'm on the level I need that dough
Lolita O'Shea: So does the good will fund.
See more »

Soundtracks

Amarillo
(uncredited)
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Lorenz Hart
Sung by James Ellison (uncredited) with the ranch hands as backup
Reprised by Alberto Vila (uncredited)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
oh, please, Rodgers and Hart?
6 April 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Maureen O'Hara, James Ellison, Buddy Ebsen, Fortunio Bonanova, and by special demand Alberto Vila star in "They Met in Argentina," from 1941.

A Texas oil millionaire wants oil lands in Argentina, but when he doesn't get them he sends his representative (Ellison) after a famous race horse. Ellison falls head over heels for the daughter of the horse's owner (O'Hara).

What an annoying film. One rotten song after another - written by Rodgers & Hart? One of the great writing teams, and this music was unbearable.

The role played by beautiful Maureen O'Hara could have been played by a chimpanzee. O'Hara had a lovely singing voice and she didn't sing a note in this. And let's just say that James Ellison doesn't quite measure up to O'Hara's other leading men which included John Wayne, Tyrone Power, Rex Harrison, James Stewart, and John Payne.

The Argentinian government wouldn't allow the film to be released there unless footage of their big star, Alberto Vila, was added. It doesn't help.

A very disappointing film with nothing to recommend it. And what is the point of having Maureen O'Hara in a movie if you're not going to film in color?


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Lmoa - nobody outdances Buddey Ebson arbitrarydissent
Discuss They Met in Argentina (1941) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?