This episode doesn't appear to be included in any of the 'Tales of Wells Fargo' video releases, and has likewise not turned up in CoziTV's currently airing 'Wells Fargos'. I (and I'm sure many others) would so love to see Rita Moreno's portrayal of Lola! Does she perform a version of the (in)famous Spider Dance? Pretty much every large- or small-screen Lola is seriously off-base historically, but all are worth seeing. Rita, in common with torrid dancer Carmen d'Antonio (a hilariously caricatured Montez in 1951's 'Golden Girl'), has the disadvantage of being a real Latina, where Lola was in fact a blue-eyed Irishwoman, born Eliza Gilbert in County Sligo. In fact one of the more visually appropriate choices for a Lola was Yvonne DeCarlo, in 'Black Bart' (1948), though the gorgeous Yvonne makes no attempt to sound like anything but a native North American.
Has anyone seen Rita's Lola? And does anyone know how to see it now? Do tell!
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