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San Antonio Rose (1941)

A crooked night club owner tries to eliminate the competition. Introduces 'The Hut Sut Song.'



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gabby Trent
The Merry Macs ...
Mary Lou Cook ...
Mona Mitchell (as Mary Lou Cook - The Merry Macs)
Joe McMichael ...
Harry (as Joe McMichael - The Merry Macs)
Ted McMichael ...
Ted (as Ted McMichael - The Merry Macs)
Judd McMichael ...
Phil (as Judd McMichael - The Merry Macs)
Charles J. Willoughby
Elaine Condos ...
Elaine - Dancer
Louis Da Pron ...
Alex - Dancer
Jimmy (as Roy Harris)


A crooked night club owner tries to eliminate the competition. Introduces 'The Hut Sut Song.'

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It's a Fun-Filled Fiesta!







Release Date:

20 June 1941 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Rosa - Linda  »

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Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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A fun and breezy musical hour with Shemp Howard, Lon Chaney and The Merry Macs!
18 December 2003 | by (Hollywood, California) – See all my reviews

Universal released this film shortly before America entered the war in 1941 but it has a feeling of escapist fare that would make a country or a G.I. forget his or her troubles even if for only 62 minutes. It's got an easy to follow plot, beautiful girls and the incredible singing of the Merry Macs, a wonderful singing quartet who made their most famous film with Abbott and Costello in Ride Em Cowboy (1942). The group has several delightful songs that would please any audience of any era in time. Lon Chaney Jr. and Shemp Howard are a poor man's version of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello (it's very probable that the writers used the comic duo as inspiration for this). Shemp is hysterical as a bumbling thug who can't seem to keep his mind off of the ladies. Eve Arden is a highlight as she delivers her lines with the skill of a veteran comedian. Pity that it's one of those seldom seen gems that languish away in deteriorating vaults that may never see the light of day again. If you are lucky enough to find it, grab it and just enjoy away. Don't look for Gone With The Wind but be prepared for an hour of wonderful singing and some good comic bits.

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