Viva Villa!

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  • Genre(s): Western
  • Release year: 1934
  • Running time: 115 min
Viva Villa! is a 1934 American Pre-Code film starring Wallace Beery as Pancho Villa and was written by Ben Hecht, adapted from the book Viva Villa!. The film was shot on location in Mexico and directed by Jack Conway. There was uncredited assistance... read more

Viva Villa! is a 1934 American Pre-Code film starring Wallace Beery as Pancho Villa and was written by Ben Hecht, adapted from the book Viva Villa!. The film was shot on location in Mexico and directed by Jack Conway. There was uncredited assistance with the script by Howard Hawks, James Kevin McGuinness, and Howard Emmett Rogers. Hawks and William A. Wellman were also uncredited directors on the film. The film is a fictionalized biography of Pancho Villa starring Beery, Leo Carrillo and Fay Wray. The supporting cast features Donald Cook, Stuart Erwin, Henry B. Walthall, Joseph Schildkraut and Katherine DeMille.

Original Release

04/10/1934

US Release

04/10/1934

Cast

Wallace Beery Pancho Villa
Leo Carrillo Rodolfo Fierro (as Sierra) / Sierra
Fay Wray Teresa
Donald Cook Don Felipe de Castillo
Stuart Erwin Jonny Sykes
Henry B. Walthall Francisco Madero
Joseph Schildkraut Gen. Pascal
Katherine DeMille Rosita Morales
George E. Stone Emilio Chavito
Phillip Cooper Pancho Villa - as a Boy / Pancho Villa as a Boy
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Jack Conway, Howard Hawks, William A. Wellman

Writers

Ben Hecht, Edgecumb Pinchon, O.B. Stade, Howard Hawks, James Kevin McGuinness, Howard Emmett Rogers

Cast

Wallace Beery Pancho Villa
Leo Carrillo Rodolfo Fierro (as Sierra) / Sierra
Fay Wray Teresa
Donald Cook Don Felipe de Castillo
Stuart Erwin Jonny Sykes
Henry B. Walthall Francisco Madero
Joseph Schildkraut Gen. Pascal
Katherine DeMille Rosita Morales
George E. Stone Emilio Chavito
Phillip Cooper Pancho Villa - as a Boy / Pancho Villa as a Boy
David Durand Bugle Boy
Frank Puglia Pancho Villa's Father
Francis X. Bushman Jr. Wallace Calloway
Mischa Auer Military Attaché
George Irving Statesman
Nigel De Brulier Political Judge
Adrian Rosley Alphonso Mendoza
Henry Armetta Alfredo Mendosa
Pedro Regas Tomás
George Regas Don Rodrigo

Producers

Editors

Robert Kern

1935 Oscar Best Picture Nominated
1935 Oscar Best Writing, Adaptation Nominated
1935 Oscar Best Sound, Recording Nominated
1935 Oscar Best Assistant Director Won
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