Rio Rita (1929)

Rio Rita (1929)





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The hot-blooded female owner of a dude ranch is romanced by a Texas Ranger who's pursuing a masked bandit. This posh part-Technicolor talkie from the Ziegfeld stage musical was the first big production from RKO-Radio Pictures, highlighting the vaudevillian antics of movie newcomers Bert Wheeler and Robert Woolsey.
Comedy , Drama , Musical & Performing Arts , Romance
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RKO Radio Pictures


John Boles
as Capt. Jim Stewart
Don Alvarado
as Roberto
Dorothy Lee
as Dolly
George Renevant
as Ravinoff
Helen Kaiser
as Mrs. Bean
Georges Renavent
as Gen. Ravenoff/"Kinkajou"
Eva Rosita
as Carmen
Sam Nelson
as McGinn
Fred Burns
as Wilkins
Sammy Blum
as Cafe Owner
Nick De Ruiz
as Padrone
Ben Corbett
as Ranger
Fred Scott
as Ranger
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Critic Reviews for Rio Rita

All Critics (2)

This relic early talkie is watchable for its historical importance but its melodramatics are awkward.

Full Review… | October 1, 2008
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A diverting antique.

March 22, 2005
Film Threat

Audience Reviews for Rio Rita


ok western musical combo but I'm confused in the credits it talked about Technicolor photography but I didn't see any colour its all B & W. til the end party I see now.

Greg Wood
Greg Wood

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