The Kid from Spain

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The Kid From Spain
Directed by Leo McCarey
Produced by Samuel Goldwyn
Written by William Anthony McGuire
Harry Ruby
Bert Kalmar
Starring Eddie Cantor
Distributed by United Artists
Release dates 17 November 1932
Running time 96 min.
Country United States
Language English
Box office $2,621,000[1][2]

The Kid from Spain (1932) is a comedy film directed by Leo McCarey 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,[3] Cantor in blackface, and an appearance by the Goldwyn Girls which in this film included future stars Betty Grable, Paulette Goddard, Toby Wing and Jane Wyman.


  1. ^ "WHICH CINEMA FILMS HAVE EARNED THE MOST MONEY SINCE 1914?.". The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1956) (Melbourne, Vic.: National Library of Australia). 4 March 1944. p. 3 Supplement: The Argus Weekend magazine. Retrieved 6 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Quigley Publishing Company "The All Time Best Sellers", International Motion Picture Almanac 1937-38 (1938) p 942 accessed 19 April 2014
  3. ^ "The Kid from Spain". 

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