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El terrible toreador (1929)

A Spanish cantina. The toreador enters, sees the waitress being harassed, and confronts the military/police type doing the harassment. She comes to the bullfight.

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Walt Disney
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A barmaid, a Mexican officer and a terrible toreador form a love triangle, as they dance, skip, kiss, punch and slap to the tune of Bizet's "Carmen." Later, the barmaid cheers her lover, and the officer razzes him, during the big bullfight. The toreador and the bull are not above clowning, but never doubt they are two fearsome opponents striving toward a gruesome climax. Written by J. Spurlin

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Country:

USA

Language:

None

Release Date:

26 September 1929 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

O Terrível Toreador See more »

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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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According to the DVD commentary track, the model for the toreador caricature was Walt Disney himself. See more »

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Featured in Ink & Paint Club: A Bunch of Silly Symphonies (1997) See more »

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A Lot of Bull
11 April 2018 | by HitchcocSee all my reviews

This is a bit of a throwaway. A couple of guys are competing for the affections of a barmaid in Mexico (or Spain, perhaps). They have a series of confrontation and then the little guy goes off to fight a bull. The bull is hilarious. He and the toreador battle on and on in a kind of pointless way. There are some rally funny dance sequences. This is not great but in the Silly Symphony tradition, it doesn't matter. Watch it for a couple spontaneous bits.


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