Rose of the Rio Grande

Rose of the Rio Grande is a 1938 American western drama film directed by William Nigh and starring Movita Castaneda as Rosita de la Torre.

Rose of the Rio Grande
Directed byWilliam Nigh
Produced byDorothy Reid
Written byDorothy Reid
Ralph Bettinson
Based ona novel
by Johnston McCulley
StarringMovita Castaneda, Duncan Renaldo, John Carroll
CinematographyGilbert Warrenton
Edited byRussell Schoengarth
Distributed byMonogram Pictures
Release date
  • 1938 (1938)
Running time
61 minutes
CountryUnited States


When killers come after her wealthy brother Don Jose (Alvarado), she narrowly escapes with Sebastian (Renaldo) and hides out under the guise of a cabaret singer. After her ruse is discovered by the real cabaret singer Anita (Basquette), Rosita is rescued by El Gato (Carroll).[1]



  1. ^ "Rose of the Rio Grande". AFI Catalog of Feature Films. AFI. Retrieved September 9, 2015.

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