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Tropic Holiday (1938)

Approved | | Comedy, Music, Romance | 1 July 1938 (USA)
A Hollywood screenwriter looking for inspiration for his next film goes to Mexico, where he runs into a beautiful Mexican girl who sets her sights on him.

Director:

Theodore Reed

Writers:

Don Hartman (story and screenplay), Frank Butler (story and screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bob Burns ... Breck Jones
Dorothy Lamour ... Manuela
Ray Milland ... Ken Warren
Martha Raye ... Midge Miller
Binnie Barnes ... Marilyn Joyce
Tito Guízar ... Ramón
Elvira Ríos ... Rosa
Roberto Soto Roberto Soto ... Roberto
Michael Visaroff ... Felipe
Bobbie Moya Bobbie Moya ... Pepito
Fortunio Bonanova ... Barrera
Matt McHugh Matt McHugh ... Joe
Pepito Pérez Pepito Pérez ... Chico (as Pepito)
Chris-Pin Martin ... Pancho
San Cristobal Marimba Band San Cristobal Marimba Band ... San Cristopbal Marimba Band
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Storyline

A Hollywood screenwriter looking for inspiration for his next film goes to Mexico, where he runs into a beautiful Mexican girl who sets her sights on him.

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Taglines:

LOVE TAKES A HOLIDAY WHEN BOB AND MARTHA FIGHT A BULL! (print ad - Lubbock Morning Avalanche - Tech Theatre - Lubbock, Texas - Dec. 28, 1939 - all caps) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Music | Romance

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
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Trivia

One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since. See more »

Quotes

Marilyn Joyce: Well, you're very attractive - in a primitive sort of way.
Manuela: Oh, thank you. I saw you in a picture one time.
Marilyn Joyce: Oh, really?
Manuela: You were very, very beautiful. I'd never recognise you.
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Soundtracks

My First Love/Mi primer amor (Mujer)
Music by Agustín Lara
English Lyrics by Ned Washington
Performed by Elvira Ríos and ensemble, Dorothy Lamour
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 July 1938 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La belle de Mexico See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Paramount Pictures See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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