WriterRobert Gordon, Arthur Hoerl Release dateOctober 4, 1943 (1943-10-04) CastArmida (Lita Valdez), Edgar Kennedy (Doc Hogan, Fight Promoter), Veda Ann Borg (Flossie Rankin), Jack La Rue (Al Johnson), Terry Frost (Jerry O'Leary), Anthony Caruso (Alberto 'Baby' Valdez) Similar moviesSouthpaw, Pulp Fiction, Real Steel, The Boy Next Door, Rocky, Silver Linings Playbook
TaglineSHE'S SUGAR and SPICE and EVERYTHING NICE And a Dash of Tabasco To Boot!
The Girl from Monterrey is a 1943 American film directed by Wallace Fox starring Armida Vendrell as PRCs version of the Mexican Spitfire.
The film is also known as The Girl from Monterey (American alternative spelling).
In a Mexican nightclub, some American fight promoters witness Alberto 'Baby' Valdez, the brother of Lita Valdez knock out a champion fighter. At first Lita is angered that her brother has quit his law studies to become a fighter, but the two move to the United States. Lita literally bumps into reigning champion Jerry O'Leary with the three becoming inseparable friends. However the American fight promoters force Alberto and Jerry to fight each other or face suspension.
Armida Vendrell as Lita Valdez
Edgar Kennedy as Doc Hogan, Fight Promoter
Veda Ann Borg as Flossie Rankin
Jack La Rue as Al Johnson
Terry Frost as Jerry O'Leary
Anthony Caruso as Alberto 'Baby' Valdez
Charles Williams as Harry Hollis
Bryant Washburn as Fight Commissioner Bogart
Guy Zanette as Tony Perrone
Wheeler Oakman as Fight Announcer
Jay Silverheels as Fighter Tito Flores
Renee Helms as Hat Check Girl
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