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Argentine Nights is a 1940 musical starring The Andrews Sisters. It was their first film.[1][2]

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1 Plot 2 Production 3 References 4 External links

Plot[edit] Three conmen go to Argentina
Argentina
to escape their creditors. Production[edit] The Ritz Brothers
The Ritz Brothers
appeared in the film as part of a settlement with Universal following their non appearance in The Boys from Syracuse (1940).[3] The movie was meant to start production in May 1940, but the casting of the brothers meant the script had to be rewritten and shooting pushed back until 10 June.[4] The songs 'Hit the Road' and 'Rhumboogie' were written by Hughie Prince. References[edit]

^ The Andrews Sisters: A Biography and Career Record By H. Arlo Nimmo McFarland, 2004 p 109 ^ Betty Field Wins Lead in 'Duchess Rides High': Ameche, Faye Duo Again Jane Novak at Wanger's Lukas 'Escape' General Premiere Plans Told Spring Byington Signed Schallert, Edwin. Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 25 Apr 1940: 13. ^ Andrews Sisters Will Appear With Ritzes Schallert, Edwin. Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) [Los Angeles, Calif] 15 May 1940: 13. ^ SCREEN NEWS HERE AND IN HOLLYWOOD: Fox Signs John Barrymore to Play Himself in Film Called 'The Great Profile' 'HELL BELOW' OPENS TODAY Reissue Melodrama Will Be at Criterion--New Firm to Offer French Films Start "Second Chorus" July 1 Sisters Signed Last Week Of Local Origin Stromberg Is Assigned By DOUGLAS W. CHURCHILL Special
Special
to THE NEW YORK TIMES.. New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] 15 May 1940: 35.

External links[edit]

Argentine Nights at IMDB Argentine Nights at TCMDB

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