An American Rancher takes a small herd of Brahma bulls to Brazil where he has sold them for a small fortune. There, he finds himself in the middle of a range war......and in love. His concern, who are really his friends and who are his enemies? Written by
Did You Know?
was originally cast for the role of Teresa and filmed some sequences in the Matto Grosso jungle. There are stills where she is seen handling a big snake, possibly an anaconda, along with Glenn Ford
, Cesar Romero
and others in the cast. In her 2000 autobiography Sara relates how the production ran out of money in Brazil and everybody was sent back to Hollywood with canceled contracts. Months later she was called to resume filming but by then she had signed with Warner Bros. and could not finish "El Americano." She was replaced by Abbe Lane
and her scenes were re-shot. See more
The language of Brazil is Portuguese, yet every "native" in this movie either speaks Spanish or a terrible mix of the two. See more
Pa, how far is Brazil?
That's a long way away, Stevie - clear across the world.
Is it as far as Amarillo?
Why are our bulls going to Brazil?
Because we sold 'em to a rancher down there.
Lyrics by Tom Smith
Music by Xavier Cugat
and George Rosner See more