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Holiday in Mexico (1946)

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Jeffrey Evans
José Iturbi ...
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Stanley Owen
Ilona Massey ...
Countess Toni Karpathy
Xavier Cugat ...
Xavier Cugat
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Christine Evans
Hugo Haas ...
Angus, Evans' butler
Mikhail Rasumny ...
Baranga
Helene Stanley ...
Yvette Baranga
William 'Bill' Phillips ...
Sam, Evans' chauffeur
Amparo Iturbi ...
Herself
Tonia Hero ...
Mouse (Iturbi Grandchild)
Teresa Hero ...
Mouse (Iturbi Grandchild)
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Ball in der Botschaft  »

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One of two films in which a young Fidel Castro appears as an extra, mostly in crowd scenes. See more »

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After her party, Christine and her father are talking in her room. There is a close-up of the drawing of her father. In later shots, it is a different picture. The face in the picture is at a different angle. See more »

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References That Certain Age (1938) See more »

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Walter Winchell Rhumba
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Music by Noro Morales
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Ilona, blond beauty
8 July 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I could never understood why Ilona Massey didn't make it big as some other stars of that era...The closeup of her in technicolor singing "You, so its you"..was mesmerizing. ..outstanding blond beauty. The beauty mark, even sexier...I read where in her starlet days, MGM roomed her with another unknown beauty, a brunette, you have heard of her...Hedy lamarr. Both, trying to learn English in order to succeed in American movies...well Hedy won, hands down, and deservedly so. BTW, the irony of this statement, is that Hedy was originally set to play the part that Ilona got in this movie. In those days, Hedy was known to turn down parts that just wanted to accentuate her beauty, and she wisely turned this down. Ilona was then cast opposite MGM's king baritone, Nelson Eddy in "Balalaika", which was a flop...and MGM lost interest in her and ended her contract...Results? Her next movie was in Universal's horror movies, mainly because of her accent..What a shame.


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