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She Came to the Valley (1979)

Family movies to a border town near Rio Grande and opens up a store. Unfortunately, Pancho Villa and his man storm the town and rob the place. The wife is left to fend for herself, so she gets in touch with the man who works for Villa.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Willy Westall
... Pat Westall
... Bill Lester
... Pancho Villa
Anna Jones ... Amara Westall
Jennifer Jones ... Srita Westall
Rafael Flores Jr. ... Benito Torres
Les Brecht ... Phil Allen
Frank Benedetto ... Captain Hernandez
Sol Marroquin ... Colonel Vaccaro
Evelyn Guerrero ... Connie
Ruth Reeves ... Miss Thirty Six
Claus Eggers ... Klaus (as Klaus Eggers)
Detlev Nitche ... Zimmer
Michael Hart ... Henry (as Michael Hart)
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Family movies to a border town near Rio Grande and opens up a store. Unfortunately, Pancho Villa and his man storm the town and rob the place. The wife is left to fend for herself, so she gets in touch with the man who works for Villa.

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She Came from the Valley  »

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She Came to the Valley
Music by Tommy Leonetti
Lyrics by Mack David
Sung by Freddy Fender
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This is a "local interest" film
11 February 2001 | by See all my reviews

The making of this film was a big deal to the local residents of the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas. Based on the book of the same name by Cleo Dawson it caused quite a local stir when it came out. I remember going to see it and being greatly disappointed. My immediate reaction was that there must have been some sort of scam in which writers or producers or directors conspired to milk investment money out of over eager locals. I also suspected that the only place it was ever released in a theater was in South Texas. Another local interest movie was based on the singer Selena and was made up the coast in Corpus Christi. Obviously that movie had quite a different impact!


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