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The Return of the Cisco Kid (1939)

Approved | | Western | 28 April 1939 (USA)
In Arizona a young woman who's being manipulated by an evil businessman is helped by the Cisco Kid who happens to be there on holiday.

Director:

Herbert I. Leeds

Writer:

Milton Sperling
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Warner Baxter ... The Cisco Kid
Lynn Bari ... Ann Carver
Cesar Romero ... Lopez
Henry Hull ... Colonel Joshua Bixby
Kane Richmond ... Alan Davis
C. Henry Gordon ... Mexican Captain
Robert Barrat ... Sheriff McNally
Chris-Pin Martin ... Gordito
Adrian Morris Adrian Morris ... Deputy Johnson
Soledad Jiménez ... Mama Soledad
Harry Strang ... Deputy
Arthur Aylesworth ... Stagecoach Driver
Paul E. Burns ... Hotel Clerk (as Paul Burns)
Victor Kilian Victor Kilian ... Bartender at Stage Stop
Eddy Waller ... Guard on Stagecoach (as Eddie Waller)
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Storyline

Cisco is attracted to Ann Carver and is soon involved in her and her Grandfather's problems. Sheriff McNally has taken their money, their deed, and thrown them in jail. After breaking them out he makes a deal to buy back their land from McNally and to get the money he and his comrades rob the bank. When time for the payoff arrives, McNally has his men ready to nab him but Cisco has a surprise for McNally. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 April 1939 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Volta de Cisco Kid See more »

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Production Co:

Twentieth Century Fox See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

'Cesar Romero', cast here as "Lopez" would take over the role of the Cisco Kid for the next six films in the 20th-Fox series, starting with The Cisco Kid and the Lady (1939). See more »

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Referenced in Get Smart: The Amazing Harry Hoo (1966) See more »

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Auditioning Cesar Romero
15 April 2017 | by bkoganbingSee all my reviews

Warner Baxter made his third and last appearance as the Cisco Kid in this film. Return Of The Cisco Kid had Cisco for the one and only time have two companion sidekicks. In that the film was joining the trio western formula that was popular in the day led by Hopalong Cassidy and the Three Mesquiteers.

Cesar Romero and Chris-Pin Martin are the sidekicks and I think Romero was there for the experience. I'm sure Darryl F. Zanuck already had him in mind as the new Cisco Kid when he made this film.

Baxter, Romero, and Martin come across Lynn Bari and her roguish grandfather Henry Hull making their way west to claim a ranch left to them. Up till then they live by Hull's wits and ways as a conman which Baxter recognizes from the start and that endears them to him.

But in the town they are heading for they have a crook for a sheriff in Robert Barrat who is your basic Snidely Whiplash type villain. He's stolen title to the ranch and wants big bucks for it and might not even accept those. This was a case for either Cisco Kid or the A-Team.

After that the story takes a twist from the plot of Warner Brothers 20th Century which also came out in 1939. It works out better for Baxter than it did for James Cagney. In fact Baxter's turning of the tables on Barrat at the end of the film is a hoot. It relies on the natural elements of their surroundings.

Return Of The Cisco Kid is hardly as good as In Old Arizona where Baxter won the second Best Actor Oscar for the part. But it's a fun western and I've always been a fan of the Cisco Kid.


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