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The Arizona Kid (1930)

Passed | | Mystery, Romance, Western | 27 April 1930 (USA)
The Arizona Kid (Warner Baxter) carries out his mission as a Robin Hood-type bandit while posing as a wealthy and carefree miner. He falls for an eastern girl, Virginia Hoyt (Carole Lombard... See full summary »

Director:

Alfred Santell

Writers:

Ralph Block (dialogue), Ralph Block (story & screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Warner Baxter ... The Arizona Kid
Carole Lombard ... Virginia Hoyt
Theodore von Eltz ... Dick Hoyt
Hank Mann ... Bartender Bill
Mona Maris ... Lorita
Wilfred Lucas ... Manager
James Gibson James Gibson ... Stage Guard (as Jim Gibson)
Larry McGrath Larry McGrath ... Homer Snook
Jack Herrick Jack Herrick ... The Hoboken Hooker
Walter P. Lewis Walter P. Lewis ... Sheriff Jim Andrews (as Walter Lewis)
Arthur Stone ... Snakebite Pete
De Sacia Mooers De Sacia Mooers ... Molly
Soledad Jiménez ... Pulga
Horace B. Carpenter ... Jake Grant
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The Arizona Kid (Warner Baxter) carries out his mission as a Robin Hood-type bandit while posing as a wealthy and carefree miner. He falls for an eastern girl, Virginia Hoyt (Carole Lombard), accompanied by presumably her brother, Dick Hoyt (Theodore von Eltz), actually her husband. The Kid's mine is raided and two of his friends are killed and he learns that Dick and Virginia are the culprits... Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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The Screen's Most Lovable Bandit Continues His Adventures In Old Arizona In This Great Outdoor Movietone Romance See more »


Certificate:

Passed
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 April 1930 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Angelo biondo See more »

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Production Co:

Fox Film Corporation See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.20 : 1
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This movie catches the rhythm of life.
16 September 2009 | by elginbrod2000See all my reviews

Warner Baxter does a bang up job as the Arizona Kid. The facial and vocal characteristics are charming and spot on all the time. He portrays a criminal with a heart. And there is many a twist in this tale of love. The character actors that come in and out of scenes briefly are all great. There are some great location shots and an authentic stage coach that helps introduce our main character in the beginning and is a vital link to the outcome of the film. The scenes are varied and short, so the pace of the film is good, but enough time is taken in the scenes between the Arizona Kid and Virginia (Carole Lombard) to allow us to believe they are falling in love. Unfortunately, Carole Lombard's acting is at its worst in this film. Her lines are delivered as if she was staring in a grade school play. However, the film keeps up ones interest and Carole plays quite a different part than is her norm, so it is well worth a viewing.


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