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Estrellados (1930)

 -  Comedy  -  7 July 1930 (USA)
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A matinée idol and a bumbling manager fight for the love of a would-be starlet.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Raquel Torres ...
Elvira Rosas
Don Alvarado ...
Larry Mitchell
María Calvo ...
La Mamà Rosas
Juan de Homs ...
Director
Carlos Villarías ...
Jack Collier
Joe Dominguez ...
Assistant Director
Emile Chautard
Enrique Acosta ...
Alcalde de Río Seco
Julio Abadía
C.R. Dufau ...
(as Celestino R. Dufau)
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Himself (Guest Appearance)
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Himself (Guest Appearance)
John Miljan ...
Himself (Guest Appearance)
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Herself (Guest Appearance)
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Canuto is the manager of the beautiful young Elvira Rosas, a beauty contest winner from Kansas whose domineering mother wants her to make it big in Hollywood. He is in love with her, though she is unaware of it and her mother hates him anyway. On the train ride there, the group meets Larry Mitchell, a suave Hollywood star who seeks to make Elvira his next conquest. Canuto goes to defend Elvira's honor and get her a movie role, but what happens when Larry repents and his lust for Elvira turns to real love? Written by cupcakes

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Jeca de Hollywood  »

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Trivia

Estrellados is essentially the Spanish version of Free and Easy with Hispanic/Spanish speaking actors. In the early talkie days, films were made in several languages for wider audiences. It is believed that The Film Institute of Spain has a copy of the original film. The musical numbers were also translated to "La Reina de Mi Corazon" (Oh Queen/Oh King) and "Estrellados" (Free and Easy). See more »

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The Free And Easy
(1930) (uncredited)
Lyrics by Roy Turk
Music by Fred E. Ahlert
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Spanish Version of Free and Easy
2 August 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Estrellados is essentially the Spanish version of Free and Easy with Hispanic/Spanish speaking actors. In the early talkie days, films were made in several languages for wider audiences. It is believed that The Film Institute of Spain has a copy of the original film but will not release it for restoration. The movie is available in the English version with Spanish subtitles. The musical numbers were also translated to "La Reina De Mi Corazon" (Oh Queen/Oh King) and "Estrellados" (Free and Easy).

There are a few pictures and some posters of the film on the internet. Despite the how poorly Free and Easy was made, I'd like to see this version to make a comparison. I'd also like to hear the translated musical numbers. Maybe the Spanish Film Institute will change their mind and release it one day.


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