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trailer for Viva Villa (1934).  Howard Hawks worked on most of the finished film, without any screen credit.

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Fay Wray as Teresa in a publicity still for Viva Villa (1934).  It’s a rare image of Fay when she isn’t screaming in terror. after having been held by King Kong.

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Wallace Beery as Pancho Villa polishes off a meal in a scene from Viva Villa (1934)

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Fay Wray draws on Wallace Beery as Pancho Villa in Viva Villa (1934)

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Fay Wray, Wallace Beery, and stacks of pesos in a scene from Viva Villa (1934)

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Katherine DeMille and Wallace Beery in Viva Villa (1934)

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Wallace Beery and Stuart Erwin in a scene from Viva Villa (1934)

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I don’t know who on whose shoulder Fay Wray has her hand in a scene from Viva Villa (1934) with Wallace Beery.

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The Viva Villa train arrives is Mexico with Howard Hawks and his MGM crew to film Viva Villa (1934)

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Katherine DeMille, Wallace Beery, and an uncredited unknown female in a scene from Viva Villa (1934)

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production still of costumes for the extras in Viva Villa (1934)

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Wallace Beery is a spirited, if not very convincing Pancho Villa in Viva Villa (1934)

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Viva Villa (1934) was the top grossing film of the year and a Best Picture Oscar nominee.

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foreign poster for Viva Villa (1934), Howard Hawks’ only successful movie of the three he worked on at MGM.  Since he was fired, he received no credit, even though he directed at least half of the finished film.

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Wallace Beery as Pancho Villa in a publicity still for Viva Villa (1934)