- Paperback: 262 pages
- Publisher: Bilingual Review Pr (October 1, 2008)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1931010498
- ISBN-13: 978-1931010498
- Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 0.8 x 12 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,703,391 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Cisco Kid: American Hero, Hispanic Roots
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Numerous films featured the character, beginning in the silent film era with William R. Dunn portraying the Cisco Kid in "The Caballero's Way" (1914), followed by "The Border Terror" (1919) --- Warner Baxter won an Oscar for his portrayal of the Cisco Kid in the early sound film "In Old Arizona" (1928), directed by Irving Cummings and Raoul Walsh, who was originally slated to play the lead until a jackrabbit jumping through a windshield cost him an eye while on location.
The Cisco Kid film series with Cesar Romero in the title role began with "The Cisco Kid and the Lady" (1939), and Duncan Renaldo took over the reins in 1945 on the big screen with "The Cisco Kid Returns" --- Beginning with "The Gay Cavalier" (1946), Gilbert Roland played the character in a half-dozen 1946-1947 movies.Read more ›