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|Belle of Old Mexico|
|Directed by||R.G. Springsteen|
|Produced by||Edward J. White|
|Written by||Bradford Ropes|
|Starring||Estelita Rodriguez |
|Music by||Stanley Wilson|
|Cinematography||Jack A. Marta|
|Edited by||Harold Minter|
|Distributed by||Republic Pictures|
Belle of Old Mexico is a 1950 Trucolor comedy film directed by Robert G. Springsteen starring Estelita Rodriguez, Robert Rockwell and Dorothy Patrick. The film was successful at the box office, impressing the bosses at Republic Pictures who believed that Rodriguez could be turned into a star similar to Lupe Vélez.
An American World War II veteran, fulfills a promise he made to one of his dying comrades by going to Mexico to adopt his daughter. When he gets there, she turns out to not to be the little girl he had imagined but an attractive young woman. He has extreme difficulty convincing his fiancée and employers that their relationship is entirely innocent.
- Estelita Rodriguez as Rosita Dominguez
- Robert Rockwell as Kip Armitage III
- Dorothy Patrick as Deborah Chatfield
- Thurston Hall as Horatio Huntington
- Florence Bates as Nellie Chatfield
- Dave Willock as Tommy Mayberry
- Gordon Jones as Tex Barnet
- Fritz Feld as Doctor Quincy
- Anne O'Neal as Mrs. Abercrombie
- Nacho Galindo as Pico
- Joe Venuti as Joe Venuti
- Edward Gargan as Sam
- Carlos Molina and his Orchestra - Themselves
- Rainey p.421
- Rainey, Buck. Sweethearts of the Sage: Biographies and Filmographies of 258 actresses appearing in Western movies. McFarland & Company, 1992.
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