They Met in Argentina

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They Met in Argentina is a 1941 American film, directed by Leslie Goodwins and Jack Hively for RKO Pictures, Hively had to come in and finish the picture after Goodwins was hospitalized for pneumonia. Maureen O'Hara plays an Argentinian who falls in... read more

They Met in Argentina is a 1941 American film, directed by Leslie Goodwins and Jack Hively for RKO Pictures, Hively had to come in and finish the picture after Goodwins was hospitalized for pneumonia. Maureen O'Hara plays an Argentinian who falls in love with a Texan (James Ellison), who is attempting to buy a racehorse from her father. It was one of a number of Hollywood films from the 1940s produced to reflect America's "Good Neighbor policy" towards Latin American countries. They Met in Argentina was not well received by audiences, critics, or the Argentine government.

Original Release

04/25/1941

US Release

04/25/1941

Cast

Maureen O'Hara Lolita O'Shea
James Ellison Tim Kelly
Buddy Ebsen Duke Ferrel
Alberto Vila Alberto Delmonte
Robert Barrat Don Enrique de los Santos O'Shea
Joseph Buloff Santiago, O'Shea's Trainer
Diosa Costello Panchita
Luis Alberni Don Luis Jose Alfonso Frutos y Murphy
Carlos Barbe Nicanor
Fortunio Bonanova Pedro, Ranch Blacksmith
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Leslie Goodwins, Jack Hively

Writers

Jerome Cady, Lou Brock, Harold Daniels

Cast

Maureen O'Hara Lolita O'Shea
James Ellison Tim Kelly
Buddy Ebsen Duke Ferrel
Alberto Vila Alberto Delmonte
Robert Barrat Don Enrique de los Santos O'Shea
Joseph Buloff Santiago, O'Shea's Trainer
Diosa Costello Panchita
Luis Alberni Don Luis Jose Alfonso Frutos y Murphy
Carlos Barbe Nicanor
Fortunio Bonanova Pedro, Ranch Blacksmith
Chester Clute B.A. Jackson, Hastings' Secretary
James Conaty Board Member
Hans Conried Guitar Player in Cantina
Ray Cooke Seattle Sailor in Cantina Brawl
Victoria Córdova Nina Maria, Dancer
Paul Ellis Gaucho
Kit Guard Sailor Entering El Porteno Cantina
Charlie Hall Sailor in Cantina Brawl
Jack Hively Sailor
George J. Lewis Reporter at the Racetrack

Producers

Lou Brock Producer

Editors

Desmond Marquette

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