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Did anyone record Viva Villa?


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I noticed a very sloppy-looking edit near the end, before Fay Wray gets shot, as Villa

grabs for Fay's character's dress. I assume he pulled it off and suspect that that scene remains intact in a foreign version somewhere. Think the film was a pre-code to start with, but got

released after the code became enforced. It was probably necessary to sanitze that scene in

order to get pic released.

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"Viva Villa" (originally released April 27, 1934) was re-released in about May 1935, after the Production Code got stricter, so the scene you saw with the sloppy-looking edit could very well be cut down to make it okay for post-code release.

 

Poor Fay Wray... always having some big gorilla pulling her dress off!

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