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Rio Rita (1929)





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The hot-blooded female owner of a dude ranch is romanced by a Texas Ranger who's pursuing a masked bandit. This posh part-Technicolor talkie from the Ziegfeld stage musical was the first big production from RKO-Radio Pictures, highlighting the vaudevillian antics of movie newcomers Bert Wheeler and Robert Woolsey.


John Boles
as Capt. Jim Stewart
Don Alvarado
as Roberto
Helen Kaiser
as Mrs. Bean
Georges Renavent
as Gen. Ravenoff/"Kinkajou"
Eva Rosita
as Carmen
Sam Nelson
as McGinn
Fred Burns
as Wilkins
Sammy Blum
as Cafe Owner
Nick De Ruiz
as Padrone
Fred Scott
as Ranger
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Critic Reviews for Rio Rita

All Critics (2)

This relic early talkie is watchable for its historical importance but its melodramatics are awkward.

October 1, 2008 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

A diverting antique.

March 22, 2005 | Rating: 3/5

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