The Girl from Monterrey

The Girl from Monterrey is a 1943 American film directed by Wallace Fox starring Armida Vendrell as PRCs version of the Mexican Spitfire.

The Girl from Monterrey
Directed byWallace Fox
Produced byHarry D. Edwards (associate producer)
Jack Schwarz (producer)
Written byRobert Gordon (story)
George Green (story)
Arthur Hoerl (writer)
StarringSee below
CinematographyMarcel Le Picard
Edited byRobert O. Crandall
Distributed byProducers Releasing Corporation
Release date
  • October 4, 1943 (1943-10-04)
Running time
58 minutes
CountryUnited States

The film is also known as The Girl from Monterey (American alternative spelling).

Plot summary

In a Mexican nightclub, some American fight promoters witness Alberto 'Baby' Valdez, the brother of Lita Valdez knock out a champion fighter. At first Lita is angered that her brother has quit his law studies to become a fighter, but the two move to the United States. Lita literally bumps into reigning champion Jerry O'Leary with the three becoming inseparable friends. However the American fight promoters force Alberto and Jerry to fight each other or face suspension.



  • Armida - "Jive, Brother, Jive" (Written by Lou Herscher and Harold Raymond)
  • Armida - "Last Night's All Over" (Written by Lou Herscher and Harold Raymond)
  • Armida - "The Girl from Monterrey" (Written by Lou Herscher and Harold Raymond)

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