Viva Villa! Movie Review 1934

Information and Film Reviews for Viva Villa! the Movie

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Exciting action biography of Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa, well-portrayed by the exuberant Beery. The film follows the early Robin Hood-like exploits of Villa and his men who soon join Walthall and his peasant army in overthrowing the government. But Villa's bandito instincts and ego cause problems and a power struggle ensues. Director Howard Hawks went uncredited for his work on the film, being fired by the studio after an incident while on location in Mexico.


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Available on VHS
Running time 115 minutes.

Cast and Crew

This Is Your Life, Politics, Mexico
Ben Hecht
Wallace Beery, Fay Wray, Stuart Erwin, Leo Carrillo, Donald Cook, George E. Stone, Joseph Schildkraut, Henry B. Walthall, Katherine DeMille, David Durand, Frank Puglia
Jack Conway
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, David O. Selznick

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