Viva Villa!

Viva Villa!

Viva Villa! is an American film directed by Jack Conway , released in 1934 .

Synopsis

Biography of the young Pancho Villa .

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Technical sheet

  • Title: Viva Villa!
  • Director: Jack Conway , Howard Hawks (uncredited)
  • Scenario: Ben Hecht based on Edgecumb Pinchon and OB Stade
  • Assistant Directors: John Waters , Richard Rosson and Arthur Rosson (uncredited)
  • Production: David O. Selznick
  • Music: Herbert Stothart
  • Photograph: Charles G. Clarke , James Wong Howe and Clyde De Vinna (uncredited)
  • Editing: Robert Kern
  • Country of origin: United States
  • Format: Black and White – 35mm – 1.37: 1 – Sound: Mono (Western Electric Sound System)
  • Genre: Western
  • Duration: 115 minutes
  • Release date: 1934
  • Release dates: United States : ( New York ),(national exit); France : 

Distribution

  • Wallace Beery : Pancho Villa
  • Leo Carrillo : Sierra
  • Fay Wray : Teresa
  • Donald Cook : Don Felipe de Castillo
  • Stuart Erwin : Jonny Sykes
  • Henry B. Walthall : Francisco Madero
  • Joseph Schildkraut : General Pascal
  • Katherine DeMille : Rosita Morales
  • George E. Stone : Emilio Chavito
  • Phillip Cooper : Pancho Villa Young
  • David Durand : Bugle boy
  • Frank Puglia : Father of Pancho Villa
  • Ralph Bushman : Wallace Calloway
  • Adrian Rosley : Alphonso Mendoza
  • Henry Armetta : Alfredo Mendosa
  • George Regas : Don Rodrigo

And, among the uncredited actors:

  • Mischa Auer : a military attaché
  • Steve Clemente : a subordinate of General Pascal
  • John Davidson : General Lopez

Distinctions

  • Award for Best Actor at the Venice Film Festival for Wallace Beery
  • Oscar for Best Assistant Director for John S. Waters .

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