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El tango en Broadway (1934)

A light-hearted comedy of errors including some beautiful songs by inimitable Carlos Gardel style.


Louis J. Gasnier


Alfredo Le Pera




Cast overview:
Carlos Gardel ... Alberto Bazán
Trini Ramos ... Celia
Blanca Vischer ... Laurita
Vicente Padula Vicente Padula ... Juan Carlos
Jaime Devesa Jaime Devesa ... Don Indalecio Bazán
Suzanne Dulier Suzanne Dulier ... Susana
Manuel Peluffo Manuel Peluffo ... El hombre blanco
Don Alberto Don Alberto ... Morales
Agustín Cornejo Agustín Cornejo ... Cornejo
Carlos Spaventa Carlos Spaventa ... Carlos
Carlos Gianotti Carlos Gianotti ... El gaucho
José Moriche José Moriche ... Piñata


Alberto Bazán (Carlos Gardel) plays a young man living the good life in NY at the expense of his rich uncle Don Indalecio Bazán (Jaime Devesa). When his uncle suddenly arrives in NY soon discovers the money he regularly sends to his nephew is used in women and drinks instead of in business as he was told. So Alberto decides -with the cooperation of his fiancée, his secretary and his manager- to turn his uncle into a good life fond too in order to keep the same way of living. Written by Superstar

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Drama | Musical




USA | Argentina



Release Date:

12 March 1935 (Uruguay) See more »

Also Known As:

O Tango na Broadway See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Exito Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono | Mono (Mono)| Mono (MovieTone)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


Film debut of Dan Duryea. See more »


, tango
Sung by Carlos Gardel with Terig Tucci orchestra, lyrics by Alfredo Le Pera
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Carlos Gardel screwball comedy in NY
16 September 2015 | by MegaSuperstarSee all my reviews

A light-hearted comedy of errors involving Carlos Gardel as Alberto Bazán, who enjoys life in NY with women, night-clubs and drinks. When his rich uncle Don Indalecio Bazán (Jaime Devesa), who pays for this high life style believing his nephewhas a prosperous business, arrives in NY he organizes a farce with thecooperation of his fiancée Celia (Spanish dancer and singer Trini Ramos who dances a Spanish typical dance beautifully) -who takes the identity of her secretary- and her secretary Laurita (Blanca Vischer) -who impersonates her fiancée- to avoid his unclecuts off the money supply. This is a fun comedy containing some memorable Gardel songs like beautiful "Golondrinas" and fox-trot "Rubias de Nueva York". Although his voice shines specially in tangos, to hear him singing "Golondrinas" in his inimitable voice is a pure delight. As a curiosity, this is also the first screen appearance of Dan Duryea.

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