The Info List - The Kid From Spain

The Kid from Spain
The Kid from Spain
is a 1932 American Pre-Code
comedy film directed by Leo McCarey and starring Eddie Cantor, involving bullfighting. Songs were composed by Harry Ruby
Harry Ruby
and Bert Kalmar. Noteworthy are the musical scenes, directed and choreographed by Busby Berkeley,[3] Cantor in blackface, and an appearance by the Goldwyn Girls
Goldwyn Girls
(whose starlets this film include future stars Betty Grable, Paulette Goddard, Toby Wing, and Jane Wyman). Cast[edit]

Eddie Cantor
Eddie Cantor
as Eddie Williams Lyda Roberti as Rosalie Robert Young as Ricardo Ruth Hall as Anita Gomez John Miljan
John Miljan
as Pancho Noah Beery, Sr.
Noah Beery, Sr.
as Alonzo Gomez J. Carrol Naish
J. Carrol Naish
as Pedro Robert Emmett O'Connor
Robert Emmett O'Connor
as Detective Crawford Stanley Fields as Jose Paul Porcasi
Paul Porcasi
as Gonzales Sidney Franklin as Himself – American Matador Francisco Alonso as Toreador (uncredited) Harry C. Bradley as Man in Line at Mexican Border (uncredited) Edgar Connor as Bull Handler (uncredited) Theresa Maxwell Conover as Miss Martha Oliver (uncredited) Eduardo de Castro as Toreador (uncredited) Eddie Foster as Nightclub Patron (uncredited) Harry Gribbon
Harry Gribbon
as Traffic Cop (uncredited) Ben Hendricks Jr. as Red – Bank Robber (uncredited) Paul Panzer
Paul Panzer
as Bullfight Medic (uncredited) Julian Rivero
Julian Rivero
as Dalmores – Prisoner in Cell with Eddie (uncredited) Walter Walker as College Dean (uncredited) Leo Willis
Leo Willis
as Bank Robber (uncredited) Tammany Young
Tammany Young
as Bank Robber (uncredited) Goldwyn Girls
Goldwyn Girls
including Betty Grable, Paulette Goddard, Toby Wing, Jane Wyman, Althea Henley, Dorothy Coonan Wellman, Shirley Chambers and Lynn Browning


^ "Which Cinema Films Have Earned the Most Money Since 1914?". The Argus. Melbourne. March 4, 1944. p. 3 Supplement: The Argus Weekend magazine. Retrieved August 6, 2012 – via National Library of Australia.  ^ Quigley Publishing Company "The All Time Best Sellers", International Motion Picture Almanac 1937–38 (1938), p. 942; accessed April 19, 2014. ^ "The Kid from Spain". imdb.com. Retrieved July 23, 2015. 

External links[edit]

The Kid from Spain
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Busby Berkeley: Choreographer and director

Broadway pre-Hollywood

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Whoopee! (chor, 1930) Kiki (chor, 1931) Palmy Days
Palmy Days
(chor, 1931) Flying High (chor, 1931) Sky Devils
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(chor, 1932) Girl Crazy (chor, 1932) Night World (chor, 1932) Bird of Paradise (chor, 1932) The Kid From Spain (chor, 1932) 42nd Street (chor, 1933) Gold Diggers of 1933
Gold Diggers of 1933
(chor, 1933) She Had to Say Yes
She Had to Say Yes
(dir, 1933) Footlight Parade
Footlight Parade
(chor, 1933) Roman Scandals
Roman Scandals
(chor, 1933) Dames
(dir mus nmbrs, 1934) Fashions of 1934
Fashions of 1934
(chor & dir mus nmbrs, 1934) Wonder Bar
Wonder Bar
(chor, 1934) Gold Diggers of 1935
Gold Diggers of 1935
(dir & chor, 1935) Bright Lights (dir, 1935) I Live for Love
I Live for Love
(dir & chor, 1935) In Caliente (chor & dir mus nmbrs, 1935) Stars Over Broadway (chor & dir mus nmbrs, 1935) Stage Struck (dir, 1936) Varsity Show (dir finale, 1937) The Singing Marine
The Singing Marine
(chor & dir mus nmbrs, 1937) Gold Diggers of 1937
Gold Diggers of 1937
(dir mus nmbrs, 1937) The Go Getter (dir, 1937) Hollywood Hotel (dir & chor, 1937) Men Are Such Fools
Men Are Such Fools
(dir, 1938) Gold Diggers in Paris (chor & dir mus nmbrs, 1938) Garden of the Moon (dir, 1938) Comet Over Broadway (dir, 1938) Broadway Serenade
Broadway Serenade
(dir finale, 1939) They Made Me a Criminal
They Made Me a Criminal
(dir, 1939) Fast and Furious (dir, 1939) Babes in Arms (dir, 1939) The Wizard of Oz (Scarecrow's dance-cut, 1939)


Forty Little Mothers
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(dir, 1940) Strike Up The Band (dir, 1940) Blonde Inspiration (dir, 1941) Lady Be Good (dir mus nmbrs, 1941) Ziegfeld Girl (dir mus nmbrs, 1941) Babes on Broadway
Babes on Broadway
(dir, 1941) For Me and My Gal (dir, 1942) Calling All Girls (chor & dir mus nmbrs, 1942) Born to Sing (dir finale, 1942) Cabin in the Sky (dir "Shine" seq, 1943) The Gang's All Here (dir & chor, 1943) Three Cheers for the Girls (chor, 1943) Girl Crazy (dir "I Got Rhythm", 1943) All Star Musical Revue (dir mus nmbrs, 1945) Cinderella Jones
Cinderella Jones
(dir, 1946) Romance on the High Seas
Romance on the High Seas
(chor, 1948) Take Me Out to the Ball Game (dir, 1949)


Annie Get Your Gun (dir-cut, 1950) Big Town (dir TV series, 1950) Weeks With Love (chor, 1950) Call Me Mister (chor, 1951) Ticket to Broadway (chor, 1951) Million Dollar Mermaid (chor, 1952) Small Town Girl (chor, 1953) Easy to Love (chor, 1953) Rose Marie (chor, 1954)


Billy Rose's Jumbo
Billy Rose's Jumbo
(chor & dir 2nd unit, 1962)

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The Pest (1919)


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(1924) A Thief in Paradise (1925) His Supreme Moment
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(1925) The Dark Angel (1925) Stella Dallas (1925) The Winning of Barbara Worth
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(1926) Partners Again (1926) The Night of Love (1927) The Magic Flame
The Magic Flame
(1927) The Devil Dancer
The Devil Dancer
(1927) Two Lovers (1928) The Awakening (1928) Condemned (1929) The Rescue (1929) This Is Heaven (1929) Bulldog Drummond (1929)


Raffles (1930) Whoopee! (1930) The Devil to Pay! (1930) One Heavenly Night
One Heavenly Night
(1931) Street Scene (1931) Palmy Days
Palmy Days
(1931) The Unholy Garden
The Unholy Garden
(1931) Arrowsmith (1931) Tonight or Never (1931) The Greeks Had a Word for Them
The Greeks Had a Word for Them
(1932) The Kid From Spain (1932) Cynara (1932) The Masquerader (1933) Roman Scandals
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(1933) We Live Again
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(1934) Nana (1934) Kid Millions
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(1934) The Dark Angel (1935) The Wedding Night
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(1935) Barbary Coast (1935) Splendor (1935) These Three
These Three
(1936) Dodsworth (1936) Come and Get It (1936) Strike Me Pink (1936) Beloved Enemy
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(1936) Woman Chases Man (1937) Stella Dallas (1937) Dead End (1937) The Hurricane (1937) The Adventures of Marco Polo
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(1938) The Cowboy and the Lady (1938) The Goldwyn Follies
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(1938) They Shall Have Music
They Shall Have Music
(1939) Wuthering Heights (1939) The Real Glory
The Real Glory


The Westerner (1940) The Little Foxes (1941) Ball of Fire
Ball of Fire
(1941) The Pride of the Yankees
The Pride of the Yankees
(1942) They Got Me Covered
They Got Me Covered
(1943) The North Star (1943) Up in Arms
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(1944) The Princess and the Pirate
The Princess and the Pirate
(1944) Wonder Man (1945) The Kid From Brooklyn (1946) The Best Years of Our Lives
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(1946) The Bishop's Wife
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(1947) The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1947) A Song Is Born (1948) Enchantment (1948) Roseanna McCoy (1949) My Foolish Heart (1949)


Our Very Own (1950) Edge of Doom
Edge of Doom
(1950) I Want You (1951) Hans Christian Andersen (1952) Guys and Dolls (1955) Porgy and Bess (1959)

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Films directed by Leo McCarey

Wild Company
Wild Company
(1930) Let's Go Native
Let's Go Native
(1930) Part Time Wife
Part Time Wife
(1930) Indiscreet (1931) The Kid from Spain
The Kid from Spain
(1932) Duck Soup (1933) Six of a Kind (1934) Belle of the Nineties (1934) Ruggles of Red Gap
Ruggles of Red Gap
(1935) The Milky Way (1936) Make Way for Tomorrow
Make Way for Tomorrow
(1937) The Awful Truth
The Awful Truth
(1937) Love Affair (1939) Once Upon a Honeymoon
Once Upon a Honeymoon
(1942) Going My Way
Going My Way
(1944) The Bells of St. Mary's
The Bells of St. Mary's
(1945) Good Sam
Good Sam
(1948) My Son John
My Son John
(1952) An Affair to Remember
An Affair to Remember
(1957) Rally Round the Flag, Boys!
Rally Round the Flag, Boys!
(1958) Satan Never Sleeps
Satan Never Sleeps

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