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Director  Wallace Fox
Music director  Mahlon Merrick
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Country  United States
4.8/10 IMDb

Genre  Thriller
Screenplay  Arthur Hoerl
Language  English
The Girl from Monterrey movie poster
Writer  Robert Gordon, Arthur Hoerl
Release date  October 4, 1943 (1943-10-04)
Cast  Armida (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 movies  Southpaw, Pulp Fiction, Real Steel, The Boy Next Door, Rocky, Silver Linings Playbook
Tagline  SHE'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.

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The film is also known as The Girl from Monterey (American alternative spelling).

Plot summary

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.

Cast

  • 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
  • Soundtrack

  • Armida - "Jive, Brother, Jive" (Written by Lou Herscher and Harold Raymond)
  • Armida - "Last Night's All Over" (Written by Lou Herscher and Harold Raymond)
  • Armida - "The Girl from Monterrey" (Written by Lou Herscher and Harold Raymond)
  • References

    The Girl from Monterrey Wikipedia
    The Girl from Monterrey IMDb The Girl from Monterrey themoviedb.org


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