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Ramona (1936)

Half-Indian girl brought up in a wealthy household is loved by the son of the house against his family's wishes and loves another Indian employed by the household.

Director:

Henry King

Writers:

Helen Hunt Jackson (novel), Lamar Trotti (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Loretta Young ... Ramona
Don Ameche ... Alessandro
Kent Taylor ... Felipe Moreno
Pauline Frederick ... SeƱora Moreno
Jane Darwell ... Aunt Ri Hyar
Katherine DeMille ... Margarita (as Katherine de Mille)
Victor Kilian Victor Kilian ... Father Gaspara
John Carradine ... Jim Farrar
J. Carrol Naish ... Juan Can
Pedro de Cordoba ... Father Salvierderra
Charles Waldron Charles Waldron ... Dr. Weaver
Claire Du Brey ... Marda
Russell Simpson ... Scroggs
William 'Billy' Benedict ... Joseph Hyar (as William Benedict)
Robert Spindola Robert Spindola ... Paquito
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Half-Indian girl brought up in a wealthy household is loved by the son of the house against his family's wishes and loves another Indian employed by the household.

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In The New Perfected Technicolor

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 September 1936 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$600,000 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Noiseless Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Originally the part of Ramona was going to go to Rita Hayworth (under her original name, Rita Cansino). But when Darryl F. Zanuck became the head of 20th Century, he said Hayworth was too young for the role, and he gave it to Loretta Young. See more »

Connections

Referenced in 20th Century Fox Promotional Film (1936) See more »

Soundtracks

How the Rabbit Lost His Tail
(1936) (uncredited)
Music and Lyrics by William Kernell
Written for the movie and possibly played in the score
Some words spoken by Don Ameche
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A thing from a distant past..
27 December 2003 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

"Ramona" seems as far as a fairy tale ;the splendor of the technicolor and Loretta Young's luminous beauty add to its obsolete charms.The screenplay is melodramatic with an over possessive mother character that should have been more developed. Indians,particularly the male lead ,doesnot seem very authentic ,but who cares?Aunt Ri is a colorful character who resembles the old lady(Edna May Oliver) who takes in Fonda and Colbert in John Ford's "drums along the Mohawks trail" .She steals the show with her crude thinking: "they are not heathen people ,therefore they are nice people",and she prevents the final from completely falling into the mushy trap.The very end is rather implausible and was probably added to secure a -relatively- happy end.

What really amazing is how the quality of the colors has successfully resisted to the passing of time.


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