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Mexican Spitfire at Sea (1942)

The Lindsay's are on a ship to Hawaii for their delayed second honeymoon. Unknown to Carmelita, Dennis is using the trip to secure a contract with Mr. Baldwin. The Baldwins are social ... See full summary »

Director:

Leslie Goodwins

Writers:

Jerome Cady (as Jerry Cady), Charles E. Roberts
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Lupe Velez ... Carmelita Lindsay
Leon Errol ... Uncle Matt Lindsay / Lord Basil Epping
Charles 'Buddy' Rogers ... Dennis Lindsay
Zasu Pitts ... Miss Pepper
Elisabeth Risdon ... Aunt Della Lindsay
Florence Bates ... Mrs. Baldwin
Marion Martin ... Fifi Russell
Lydia Bilbrook Lydia Bilbrook ... Lady Ada Epping
Eddie Dunn Eddie Dunn ... Mr. George Skinner
Harry Holman ... Mr. Joshua Baldwin
Marten Lamont Marten Lamont ... Purser
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The Lindsay's are on a ship to Hawaii for their delayed second honeymoon. Unknown to Carmelita, Dennis is using the trip to secure a contract with Mr. Baldwin. The Baldwins are social climbers that will do business with Lindsay if they can meet Lord Epping. Of course, trouble brews when Uncle Matt pretends to be Lord Epping and Fifi pretends to be Mrs. Lindsay. Written by Tony Fontana <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 March 1942 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Carmelita en alta mar See more »

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RKO Radio Pictures See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Followed by Mexican Spitfire's Blessed Event (1943) See more »

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silly, silly, caper
14 August 2018 | by ksf-2See all my reviews

Lupe Velez is "the Mexican Spitfire" in the follow up, but it's everyone else that makes this chapter fun. My personal favorite is Florence Bates.. she made a limited number of films, and every one is a gem (Rebecca !) Bates has such an interesting life story. then there's Zasu Pitts who had started in silents, moved into talkies, and finished with Mad, Mad World. Character actor Leon Errol. The plot is too goofy to explain, and i don't think even the actors really knew what the plot was, but the whole idea is for Leon Errol to pretend to be someone else, and then the caper can began. Mistaken identies, clever one and two liners, and much muttering jokes under one's breath. and of course the usual language mixups by Carmelita (Velez). It's all very silly, but the word play keeps it interesting, like a Marx Brothers film. Directed by Les Goodwins, who had directed so many Spitfires with Velez. Shows now and then on Turner Classics. It's a fun one!


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