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Belle of Old Mexico

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Belle of Old Mexico
Directed byR.G. Springsteen
Produced byEdward J. White
Written byBradford Ropes
Francis Swann
StarringEstelita Rodriguez
Robert Rockwell
Dorothy Patrick
Thurston Hall
Music byStanley Wilson
CinematographyJack A. Marta
Edited byHarold Minter
Production
company
Republic Pictures
Distributed byRepublic Pictures
Release date
  • March 1, 1950 (1950-03-01) (New York City)
  • March 24, 1950 (1950-03-24) (United States)
Running time
70 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

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.[1]

Synopsis

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.

Cast

References

  1. ^ Rainey p.421

Bibliography

  • Rainey, Buck. Sweethearts of the Sage: Biographies and Filmographies of 258 actresses appearing in Western movies. McFarland & Company, 1992.
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