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 and Bert Kalmar. Noteworthy are the musical scenes, directed and choreographed by Busby Berkeley, Cantor in blackface, and an appearance by the Goldwyn Girls (whose starlets this film include future stars Betty Grable, Paulette Goddard, Toby Wing, and Jane Wyman).
|The Kid From Spain|
Sidney Franklin on the film set
|Directed by||Leo McCarey|
|Produced by||Samuel Goldwyn|
|Written by||William Anthony McGuire|
Noah Beery, Sr.
|Edited by||Stuart Heisler|
|Distributed by||United Artists|
- Eddie Cantor as Eddie Williams
- Lyda Roberti as Rosalie
- Robert Young as Ricardo
- Ruth Hall as Anita Gomez
- John Miljan as Pancho
- Noah Beery, Sr. as Alonzo Gomez
- J. Carrol Naish as Pedro
- Robert Emmett O'Connor as Detective Crawford
- Stanley Fields as Jose
- 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 as Traffic Cop (uncredited)
- Ben Hendricks Jr. as Red – Bank Robber (uncredited)
- Paul Panzer as Bullfight Medic (uncredited)
- Julian Rivero as Dalmores – Prisoner in Cell with Eddie (uncredited)
- Walter Walker as College Dean (uncredited)
- Leo Willis as Bank Robber (uncredited)
- Tammany Young as Bank Robber (uncredited)
- 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.