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Pepe (1960)

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The young Mexican Pepe's beloved horse is sold to Hollywood star Ted Holt, leading to Pepe's journey to Hollywood to get the horse back, and Pepe's encounter with half the stars working in Hollywood at the time.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Pepe
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Ted Holt
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Suzie Murphy
Carlos Montalbán ...
Rodriguez
Vicki Trickett ...
Lupita
Matt Mattox ...
Dancer
Hank Henry ...
Sands Manager
Suzanne Lloyd ...
Carmen
Carlos Rivas ...
Carlos
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Himself
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Himself
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Dancer
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Himself
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Himself
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Himself
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The young Mexican Pepe's beloved horse is sold to Hollywood star Ted Holt, leading to Pepe's journey to Hollywood to get the horse back, and Pepe's encounter with half the stars working in Hollywood at the time.

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Taglines:

SO HILARIOUS! SO HEARTWARMING! YOU'LL GLOW ALL OVER! (original print ad - all caps) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Musical

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

26 April 1962 (Mexico)  »

Also Known As:

Pepe - Was kann die Welt schon kosten  »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The Rumble dance routine that Suzie performs is based on the dancing style from 'West Side Story'. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

That's How It Went, All Right
Lyrics by Dory Previn (as Dory Langdon)
Music by André Previn
Performed by Bobby Darin
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Cantinflas Has The Last Laugh
24 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It was Easter Sunday 1960 that I saw this movie with my parents. What a treat! My grandmother use to take me to see his hilarious movies here in S. Texas. He was the "Charlie Chaplin" of Mexico, comedic, as well as a dramatic actor loved by everyone. It may not have been the commercial success as Around The World In Eighty Days, but entertaining none the less. He may have been given the stereo typical poor hapless Mexican, yet I guess he had the last laugh! When was the last time a movie was centered around a poor Mexican with the most noted stars of the era? I counted at least 37! I still remember the cheery song "Pepe". When I hear "Tequila" today I still think of the dance he did with Debbie Reynolds and that big bottle they popped out of. I wish they'd release it on DVD, I'd be the first in line to buy it!!!


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