Viva Villa

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

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Viva Villa

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(1934)

Viva Villa

VIVA VILLA

foreign lobby card (1934)

Viva Villa

VIVA VILLA

foreign lobby card (1934)

Viva Villa

VIVA VILLA

foreign lobby card (1934)

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original title card (1934)

Viva Villa

foreign lobby card (1934)

Viva Villa

original lobby card (1934)

Viva Villa

original lobby card (1934)

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MGM production still of an extra for Viva Villa (1934)

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Pancho Villa greets the Mexican military leaders in a business suit in Viva Villa (1934).

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Pancho Villa’s face on Mexican currency in a promotional peso for Viva Villa (1934).

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Viva Villa (1934) was the third aborted film for Howard Hawks at MGM, and the last straw for Howard.  He spent his career hopping from studio to studio, but he never worked at MGM again.

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Wallace Beery doesn’t make a convincing Mexican in Viva Villa (1934) but he still gave a spirited performance.

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Howard Hawks directed all the outdoor scenes for Viva Villa (1934) on location in Mexico.  The film was completed in Hollywood by William Wyler.