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Release Date:
March 1961 (Austria) See more »
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Tagline:
A New Excitement in Screen Entertainment! See more »
Plot:
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. | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for 7 Oscars. Another 2 wins & 5 nominations See more »
NewsDesk:
(22 articles)
User Reviews:
It is one of my most loved movie escapes. See more (25 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Cantinflas ... Pepe

Dan Dailey ... Ted Holt

Shirley Jones ... Suzie Murphy
Carlos Montalbán ... Rodriguez
Vicki Trickett ... Lupita
Matt Mattox ... Dancer
Hank Henry ... Sands Manager
Suzanne Lloyd ... Carmen
Carlos Rivas ... Carlos

Maurice Chevalier ... Himself

Bing Crosby ... Himself

Michael Callan ... Dancer

Richard Conte ... Himself

Bobby Darin ... Himself

Sammy Davis Jr. ... Himself

Jimmy Durante ... Himself

Zsa Zsa Gabor ... Herself

Judy Garland ... Vocalist on Radio (singing voice)

Greer Garson ... Herself

Hedda Hopper ... Herself

Joey Bishop ... Himself

Ernie Kovacs ... Immigration Inspector

Peter Lawford ... Himself

Janet Leigh ... Herself

Jack Lemmon ... Dalphne

Jay North ... Dennis the Menace (as Jay 'Dennis the Menace' North)

Kim Novak ... Herself

André Previn ... Himself

Donna Reed ... Herself

Debbie Reynolds ... Herself

Edward G. Robinson ... Edward G. Robinson

Cesar Romero ... Himself

Frank Sinatra ... Himself

Billie Burke ... Herself

Ann B. Davis ... Schultzy (as Ann B. 'Schultzy' Davis)

William Demarest ... Movie Studio Gateman
E.E. Fogelson ... Fogelson (as Col. E. E. Fogelson)
Jack Entratter ... 'Big' Jack Entratter (as 'Big' Jack Entratter)
Jane Robinson ... Jane Robinson
Bunny Waters ... Herself

Charles Coburn ... Himself
King Cotton the Horse ... Don Juan (as Don Juan)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Dean Martin ... Himself

Dorothy Abbott ... Girl (uncredited)
James Bacon ... Bartender (uncredited)
Steve Baylor ... Parking Attendant (uncredited)
Stephen Bekassy ... Jewelry Salesman (uncredited)
Lela Bliss ... Dowager at Sands (uncredited)
John Burnside ... Parking Attendant (uncredited)
Steve Carruthers ... Bit Part (uncredited)
James Cavanaugh ... Dealer (uncredited)

Tony Curtis ... Himself (uncredited)
Shirley DeBurgh ... Dancer (uncredited)
Carol Douglas ... Waitress (uncredited)
Franklyn Farnum ... Sands Patron (uncredited)
Bonnie Green ... Dancer (uncredited)
Sam Harris ... Sands Patron (uncredited)
Joe Hyams ... Charro (uncredited)
Kenner G. Kemp ... Sands Extra / Airline Attendant (uncredited)
David Landfield ... Announcer (voice) (uncredited)
Luba Lisa ... Dancer with Maurice Chevalier (uncredited)
Jeanne Manet ... French Woman (uncredited)
Margie Nelson ... Patron (uncredited)

'Snub' Pollard ... Sands Patron (uncredited)
Francisco Reiguera ... Priest (uncredited)
Freddie Roberto ... Cashier (uncredited)
Billy Snyder ... Bit Part (uncredited)
Ray Walker ... Wilder's Assistant Director (uncredited)
James Waters ... Bit Part (uncredited)
Robert Williams ... Immigration Officer (uncredited)
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Directed by
George Sidney 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Claude Binyon 
Leslie Bush-Fekete  play "Broadway Zauber aka Broadway Magic"
Dorothy Kingsley 
Sonya Levien  story
Leonard Spigelgass  story

Produced by
Jacques Gelman .... associate producer
George Sidney .... producer
 
Original Music by
Johnny Green 
 
Cinematography by
Joseph MacDonald  (as Joe MacDonald)
 
Film Editing by
Al Clark 
Viola Lawrence 
 
Production Design by
Ted Haworth 
 
Set Decoration by
William Kiernan 
 
Costume Design by
Edith Head 
 
Makeup Department
Larry Germain .... hair stylist
Ben Lane .... makeup supervisor
Myrl Stoltz .... hair stylist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David Silver .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Gunther Gerszo .... associate art director
 
Sound Department
James Z. Flaster .... sound director
Charles J. Rice .... sound director
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Albert Bettcher .... first assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Gordon T. Dawson .... set costumer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Johnny Green .... general music supervisor
Maury Winetrobe .... music editor
Alexander Courage .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Sidney Cutner .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Jack Dumont .... musician (uncredited)
Robert Franklyn .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Johnny Green .... conductor (uncredited)
Tommy Tedesco .... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Albert Woodbury .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Roger Edens .... special material and routines: "Pepe" and "Mimi"
Eugene Loring .... choreographer
Alex Romero .... choreographer
Marshall J. Wolins .... script supervisor (as Marshall Wolins)
Wayne Fitzgerald .... title designer (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
195 min | 158 min (cut version)
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Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
4-Track Stereo (RCA Sound Recording)

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Trivia:
Final film appearance of both Billie Burke and Charles Coburn who appear together in the same sequence.See more »
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Soundtrack:
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FAQ

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16 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
It is one of my most loved movie escapes., 3 September 2004
Author: pepes from Canada

Now that I have read some put downs, I need to respond.

This movie 'PEPE' (1960) George Sidney, was just what tens of thousands of other movies is, and are supposed to do, that is to give you an escape.

Give you an escape from everyday blaze. It's funny, musical, short on a fabulous plot but wonderful to watch especially if you like to dream that maybe some small unknown would be able to brush elbows with the stars of the era, and save his ('son' as he says) to boot. What's so bad about that??

I'm sorry "Mario Moreno Reyes" Cantinflas did not get a fair shake from Hollywood he had such potential. In my book this is a must see.

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