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Wallace Beery as Pancho Villa in Viva Villa (1934)

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Wallace Beery romances Katherine deMille as minion Leo Carrillo keeps his eye on Wallace in a re-release publicity still for Viva Villa (1934)

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Pancho Villa is a two fisted gunfighter in Viva Villa (1934).  Wallace Beery is unconvincing, if spirired, as the Mexican rebel leader.

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foreign poster for Viva Villa (1934)

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foreign poster for Viva Villa (1934), the number one box office hit of the year, and an Oscar nominee as Best Picture.  Jack Conway directed only the scenes filmed in Hollywood.  Howard Hawks never got credit for all the location work in Mexico seen in MGM;s conpleted film.

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theater flyer for Viva Villa (1934)

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foreign poster for Viva Villa (1934)

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Viva Villa is one of two Howard Hawks films released in 1934.  He only got credit for Twentieth Century since he was fired after all his work on location in Mexico for Viva Villa.

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card promoting Viva Villa (1934) from a pack of Mitchell’s Cigarettes.

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Fay Wray and Wallace Beery in a publicity still for Viva Villa (1934)

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foreign lobby card for Viva Villa (1934)

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fake dinero promoting Wallace Beery as Pancho Villa in Viva Villa (1934)

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Stuart Erwin grabs the barrel of someone else’s gun in a publicity still for Viva Villa (1934)

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Katherine DeMille and Walter Beery exchange words in a publicity still for Viva Villa (1934).  It’s unknown who is on Wallace’s lap, but Katherine doesn’t seem to like it.

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foreign lobby card for Viva Villa (1934)