Misc Movie Posters - Part20: fiesta-1947 (Fiesta; 1947; Richard Thorpe; Esther Williams; Akim Tamiroff; Ricardo Montalban; John Carroll; Mary Astor; Cyd Charisse; Fortunio Bonanova; Hugo Haas; Jean Van; Joey Preston; Frank Puglia; Los Bocheros; Alan Napier; )
Fiesta was an American Technicolor musical-drama film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1947, starring Esther Williams, Ricardo Montalbán, Mary Astor and Cyd Charisse. The film was directed by Richard Thorpe and written by George Bruce and Lester Cole. The film focuses on Mario Morales (Ricardo Montalbán), a bullfighter who wants to be a composer, and his twin sister, Maria Morales (Esther Williams), who wants to be a bullfighter even though she is a woman. When Mario runs away to study music, Maria takes his place in the ring to lure him back.