The Cisco Kid (1931 film)

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The Cisco Kid
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Directed by Irving Cummings
Produced by Fox Film Corporation
Written byAl Cohn
Based oncharacter by O. Henry
Starring Warner Baxter
Music byGeorge Lipschultz
Cinematography Barney McGill
Jack Marta
William Whitley
J. P. Van Wormer
Edited by Alex Troffey
Fox Film Corporation
Distributed by Fox Film Corporation
Release date
  • November 1, 1931 (1931-11-01)
Running time
6 reels
CountryUnited States

The Cisco Kid is a 1931 American Pre-Code Western film directed by Irving Cummings and starring Warner Baxter. It was produced and distributed by Fox Film Corporation and is a follow up to Fox's hugely successful 1928 In Old Arizona and 1930's The Arizona Kid , both of which had starred Baxter as the same character The Cisco Kid . [1] A copy is preserved at the Library of Congress. [2]



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  1. The AFI Catalog of Feature Films:The Cisco Kid
  2. Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress, page 31, c. 1978 by The American Film Institute.