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Mexican Hayride
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Director:
Writers:
Oscar Brodney (screenplay) and
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Release Date:
December 1948 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Two con men selling phony stock flee to Mexico ahead of the law, where they run into a woman friend from their earlier days, who is now a bullfighter. | Add synopsis »
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NewsDesk:
(3 articles)
Marty Richards, 'Chicago' and 'Sweeney Todd' Producer, Dies at 80
 (From The Wrap. 26 November 2012, 6:29 PM, PST)

June Havoc, Gypsy Rose Lee, and What Ever Happened To Baby Jane?
 (From Alt Film Guide. 29 March 2010, 3:12 PM, PDT)

Gypsy's Havoc Dies
 (From WENN. 29 March 2010, 12:11 PM, PDT)

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Abbott & Costello Go South of the Border See more (9 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Bud Abbott ... Harry Lambert

Lou Costello ... Joe Bascom
Virginia Grey ... Montana
Luba Malina ... Dagmar
John Hubbard ... David Winthrop
Pedro de Cordoba ... Señor Martinez
Fritz Feld ... Professor Ganzmeyer
Tom Powers ... Ed Mason
Pat Costello ... Tim Williams
Frank Fenton ... Gus Adamson
Chris-Pin Martin ... Mariachi Leader (as Chris Pin Martin)
Sid Fields ... Reporter (as Sidney Fields)
Flores Brothers Trio ... Trio
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Patricia Alphin ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Salvador Baguez ... Minor Role (uncredited)

Bobby Barber ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Mary Brewer ... Girl (uncredited)
Harry Brown ... Businessman (uncredited)

Argentina Brunetti ... Indian Woman (uncredited)
Marjorie L. Carver ... Girl (uncredited)
Lucille Casey ... Girl (uncredited)
Mary Castle ... Girl (uncredited)
Toni Castle ... Girl (uncredited)
Ben Chavez ... Magician (uncredited)
Lorraine Crawford ... Girl (uncredited)
Amapola Del Vando ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Joe Dominguez ... Taxco Artist (uncredited)
William Elias ... Mexican Boy (uncredited)
Robert Ellis ... Mexican Boy (uncredited)
Lalo Encinas ... Mexican Man (uncredited)
Rudy Germane ... Man (uncredited)
Yolanda González ... Girl (uncredited)
Fred Hoose ... Businessman (uncredited)
Reed Howes ... Man (uncredited)
Eddie Kane ... Mr. Clarke, Mine Buyer (uncredited)
Joe Kirk ... Second Businessman (uncredited)
Caroline Lopez ... Mexican Girl (uncredited)
Rose Mary Lopez ... Mexican Child (uncredited)
Bob Lugo ... Man (uncredited)
Donna Martell ... Girl (uncredited)
George Mendoza ... Photographer (uncredited)
Charles Miller ... Mr. Lewis (uncredited)
Hans Moebus ... Man (uncredited)
Alex Montoya ... Man (uncredited)
Julia Montoya ... Woman (uncredited)
Sol Murgi ... Man (uncredited)
Alfonso Pedroza ... Mexican Man (uncredited)
Karen Randle ... Girl (uncredited)
Pedro Regas ... Proprietor (uncredited)

Martin Richards ... Boy (uncredited)
Suzanne Ridgeway ... Artist's Model (uncredited)
Charles Rivero ... Ticket Taker at Bullfight (uncredited)
Julian Rivero ... Policeman at Ticket Seller's Booth (uncredited)
Tony Roux ... Blanket Weaver (uncredited)
Cosmo Sardo ... Headwaiter (uncredited)
Earl Spainard ... Bellboy (uncredited)
John Sylvester ... Man (uncredited)
Felipe Turich ... Taxco Silver Dealer (uncredited)
Kippee Valez ... Girl (uncredited)
Roque Ybarra ... Taxco Blanket Weaver (uncredited)

Directed by
Charles Barton  (as Charles T. Barton)
 
Writing credits
Oscar Brodney (screenplay) and
John Grant (screenplay)

Herbert Fields (based on the musical play by) and
Dorothy Fields (based on the musical play by) &
Cole Porter (based on the musical play by)

Monte Brice  uncredited
Sid Fields  uncredited

Produced by
Robert Arthur .... producer
 
Original Music by
Walter Scharf (uncredited)
 
Cinematography by
Charles Van Enger (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Frank Gross (film editor)
 
Art Direction by
John DeCuir  (as John F. DeCuir)
Bernard Herzbrun 
 
Set Decoration by
John P. Austin (set decorations) (as John Austin)
Russell A. Gausman (set decorations)
 
Costume Design by
Yvonne Wood (costumes)
 
Makeup Department
Carmen Dirigo .... hair stylist
Bud Westmore .... makeup artist
Layne Britton .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Russell Drake .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Merle Reeves .... hair stylist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Henry Spitz .... production manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Charles M. Bennett .... assistant director (uncredited)
Ralph Ceder .... second unit director (uncredited)
Joseph E. Kenney .... assistant director (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Leslie I. Carey .... sound
Robert Pritchard .... sound
 
Special Effects by
David S. Horsley .... special photography (as David Horsley)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Fred Buckley .... grip (uncredited)
James V. King .... camera operator (uncredited)
Bill Wallace .... still photographer (uncredited)
Lloyd Ward .... camera operator (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Eugene Joseff .... costume jeweller (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Walter Scharf .... conductor
Walter Scharf .... music arranger
Daniele Amfitheatrof .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Johnny Green .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Milton Rosen .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Hans J. Salter .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Walter Schumann .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Frank Skinner .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Leith Stevens .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Eugene Loring .... dance director
Michael Todd .... stage producer
Betty A. Griffin .... script supervisor (uncredited)
 
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77 min
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1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Western Electric Recording)
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Trivia:
Patricia Alphin was originally cast as Montana, but she was replaced after three days' shooting by Virginia Grey.See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: After the bull sends the barrel (with Lou inside) flying into the center of the bullring and it crashes, you can momentarily see the wires attached to the barrel.See more »
Quotes:
AP reporter:[to Joe] Remember, in the future, when a reporter comes in and asks you for an interview - don't talk so much!See more »
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Soundtrack:
Cielito LindoSee more »

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Abbott & Costello Go South of the Border, 16 February 2014
Author: utgard14 from USA

Lesser Abbott & Costello film sees the boys hiding out in Mexico because Lou is wanted for being a forger and swindler. Except Lou is just an innocent dupe of Bud, who's the real crook. Part of the problem with this one lies right there in that description. Abbott & Costello aren't friends in this and Bud is kind of a tool. So you have Lou performing several routines with other characters instead of Bud. There are lots of pretty senoritas hanging around, so that's a plus. Lovely Virginia Grey is another plus. Some of the gags are pretty corny. A repeated gag involving Lou and samba music is particularly unfunny. It's not a bad movie and there are some laughs but something just doesn't click.

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