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Mexican Spitfire ()


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Newlyweds Dennis and Carmelita have several obstacles to deal with in their new marriage: Carmelita's fiery Latin temper, a meddling aunt and a conniving ex-fiancee who's determined to break... See more »

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Carmelita Lindsay
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Uncle Matt Lindsay / Lord Basil Epping
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Dennis Lindsay
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Elizabeth Price
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Aunt Della Lindsay
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Mr. Chumley
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Bosby
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Roulette Croupier (uncredited)
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Slippy - a Fugitive (uncredited)
Jack Gargan ...
Waiter at Airport Lounge (uncredited)
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Airline Clerk (uncredited)
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Elevator Operator (uncredited)
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H. Sharpe - Divorce Lawyer (uncredited)
Donald Kerr ...
Taxi Driver (uncredited)
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Patron at Mexican Pete's (uncredited)
William J. O'Brien ...
Party Waiter (uncredited)
Joey Ray ...
Hotel Desk Clerk (uncredited)
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Man at Bachelor Party (uncredited)
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Mexican Police Investigator (uncredited)
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Bartender in Mexico (uncredited)
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Wedding Reception Guest (uncredited)
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Headwaiter - Mexican Pete's (uncredited)
Frank Yaconelli ...
Waiter in Mexico (uncredited)

Directed by

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Leslie Goodwins

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Joseph Fields ... (story and screenplay) (as Joseph A. Fields)
 
Charles E. Roberts ... (screenplay)

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Lee S. Marcus ... executive producer (as Lee Marcus)
Cliff Reid ... producer

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Paul Sawtell ... (uncredited)

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Jack MacKenzie ... (as Jack Mackenzie)

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Desmond Marquette

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Van Nest Polglase

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Renié ... (gowns)

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Albert S. D'Agostino ... associate art director (as Albert D'Agostino)

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Bailey Fesler ... sound recordist

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Paul Sawtell ... musical director
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Newlyweds Dennis and Carmelita have several obstacles to deal with in their new marriage: Carmelita's fiery Latin temper, a meddling aunt and a conniving ex-fiancee who's determined to break up their marriage. Written by Daniel Bubbeo

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Taglines Viva! viva! velez! See more »
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Also Known As
  • La ardiente mexicana (Spain)
  • La diablilla mexicana (Mexico)
  • Mexikanikos eros (Greece)
  • Vadmacska (Hungary)
  • Quando a Mulher Vira Bicho (Brazil)
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Trivia This was actually the second film in the series, following "The Girl from Mexico" (1939). It became the most famous title in the series and subsequent entries were regarded as the "Mexican Spitfire" series. "The Mexican Spitfire" also became a nickname for Lupe Valez. See more »
Goofs During the food fight, one of the guests standing behind Carmelita starts to throw a cupcake, and accidentally hits a blonde standing next to him. In the next shot, a wide shot of the room, both are seen throwing food at other guests. But in the next shot the blonde reacts to the cupcake and takes revenge on the man. See more »
Movie Connections Followed by Mexican Spitfire Out West (1940). See more »
Soundtracks Wishing Will Make It So See more »
Quotes Uncle Matt Lindsay: The bloom is off the peach.
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