In Old Arizona

Synopsis: Army Sergeant Mickey Dunn sets out in pursuit of the Cisco Kid, a notorious if kind-hearted and charismatic bandit of the Old West. The Kid spends much of his loot on Tonia, the woman he loves, not realizing that she is being unfaithful to him in his absence. Soon, with her oblivious paramour off plying his trade, Tonia falls in with Dunn, drawn by the allure of a substantial reward for the Kid's capture -- dead or alive. Together, they concoct a plan to ambush and do away with the Cisco Kid once and for all.
Genre: Romance, Western
Director(s): Irving Cummings
Production: 20th Century Fox Film Corporation
  Won 1 Oscar. Another 4 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
95 min

[ Orchestra ]

[ Ringing ]

[ Chattering ]

There's the bus.

- Whoa!

- Hello, Harry.

- Hello. How the hell is everything going?

- Fine.

Uh, hold a seat there for me!

I'll be right-

Well, good-bye, old boy.

Good-bye to you.

I enjoyed your company

very much...

and I'd come back here to stay among people

of such good breeding as you are.

Hurry up, folks, 'cause I'm in a hurry.

Listen. Some of these foreigners have

to be put in their place, you know that?

And I'm the bucko

that can do it.

- Does this coach go to Gallup?

- Yes'm. Get right in. I'm late now.

Well, good-bye, Nelly.

Put that coat in mothballs...

and send on the blue dress

that's hanging in the closet.

Well, good-bye. Take-Take care of your

rheumatism and don't each too much meat.

- Oh, get in.

- And don't let the cat out at night...

and be sure and cover

our bird Wilson.

Well, good-bye. Good-bye.

Say, I wonder if I have everything.

- I hope you have.

- Um, well- Hey, where am I gonna sit?

- Where's a man usually sit?

- [ Laughing ]

I don't think I'm gonna like

these other passengers.

[ Donkey Braying ]

- That gold box in all right?

- [ Man Indistinct ]

Now, Nelly, don't forget

to put the cat in the mothballs.

- [ Laughing ]

- You!

- [ Woman ] Good-bye, Nelly.

- Good-bye, Amy.

Bye! Good-bye!

[ Spanish ]

[ Continues ]

[ Ends ]

[ Chuckles ] Five thousand dollars

for my head, huh?


My friend, we are in very dangerous

business. We must work quick.

This gun, he liable to

bark many, many times...

but he is the best friend I got-

uh, next to you, my friend, yes.

Let's go to work, huh?



Put up your hands!

Keep 'em up.

For the love of St. Patrick,

what's this?

Everybody come out

of the coach.

Oh, there you are.

If this is a holdup, we're lucky

if we get away with our lives.

Oh, I shouldn't have

come on this trip. I told-

Keep the mouths closed.

[ Chattering ]

Throw down the guns.

Now, throw down the gold box.

Phil, get your feet out of the way here

before we get shot.

All right, here it is

and here it comes.


- Keep 'em up. Keep the hands up.

- [ Screams ]

- I think I'm going to faint.

- You do, you'll fall on your ear.

The pretty lady, come here.

Who? Me?

Uh, no.

The other pretty lady.

Oh, for pity's sake.

[ Giggles ]

Come here.

Everybody get back

in the coach.

- Oh! He might get me!

- You have nothing to fear.

- [ Mumbling ]

- Everybody, in the coach. Come on, get in the coach.

Keep 'em up.

I don't know how you live so long

and act so foolish, my friend.

[ Speaking Spanish ]

Ah. Is very pretty pin you got.

It look very beautiful on my girl.

I take him.

Ah, but, first

I give you gold for him.

- Oh, muchos gracias. Gracias.

- Come.

Keep 'em up!

[ Amy ]

He didn't rob any of us.

Ah, lady.

I never rob the individual.

I am so sorry. I cannot travel with you

in this very dangerous country.

Uh, but, I wish you...

a very safe

and pleasant journey.

- Adis.

- [ Amy ] Good-bye, bandit. [ Giggling ]

Be on your way. Quick.

[ Bells Jingling ]

[Jingling Continues ]


Well, Bill, I guess we're out of

shootin' distance from that fella now.

Say, did that there bandit

rob any of you folks?

No, he didn't rob any of us.

Well, if I hadn't been so busy with that

there gold a-gettin' it out for him...

I'd have killed that fella

and I'm not a-lyin'.

I'm mighty glad to see you

throw down that gold box.

You know, there's nothing like being

liberal with other people's money.

Come on!

Let's get a-goin'!

Get up!

By golly, my friend.

[ Chuckles ]

You and me are going to have

lots of fun.

I buy for you new blanket...

new shoes

and a good dinner.

Then we go to see my girl.

Yes, sir, we are going to

have one fine time.

I'll send my gal to the city

And I send my gal

to the town

Daisy, Daisy

Give me your answer do

I'm half crazy

All for the love of you

It won't be

a stylish marriage

We can't afford a carriage

But you'll look sweet

upon the seat

Of a bicycle built


- Two

- [ Chuckles ]

It says in hereJohn L. Sullivan is going to

quit drinkin'. Did you read that, Henny?

I don't believe in them newspaper stories.

Probably ain't true anyhow.

Look! Here comes that

old stagecoach, sure enough.

My golly!

Hey, those boys

are hoofin' up fast.

That's for sure.

- Whoa!

- Hello, there, old boy!

- Hello, there.

- Hi, Charlie.

- Hello, Bill.

- Hello.

Boys, I was held up down there at

the Devil's Pincushion by that Cisco Kid.

And I sure would have

killed that fella, too...

- if my gun hadn't have hung, wouldn't I, Bill?

- You sure would have.

- Where's the colonel at?

- He's inside. Go and see him, Charlie.


[ Muttering ]

Say, there's got to be something done

here about this Cisco Kid.

He held up my stagecoach down here

and took my Wells Fargo box.

He didn't harm nor rob

any of my passengers...

but he like to scared

all of them to death.


Where'd you see him?

I met him down here on the desert,

what they call the Devil's Pincushion.

- [ Typing ]

- Oh, orderly.

- Yes, sir?

- Tell Sergeant Dunn to report to me at once.

- Yes, sir.

- I'll tell you the facts, what I'd have done.

If my gun hadn't have hung on me,

I'd, uh, I'd have shot him myself.

Yes, I know, Charlie. I know just how

you feel about things like that.

- Am I faded?

- Sure.

Come on, sweetheart.

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