When Cecil B. DeMille saw this movie he said, "When I saw Yvonne De Carlo as Maria I knew I had my Sephora for The Ten Commandments (1956)." DeMille had always wanted to work with Yvonne DeCarlo since she was under contract to Paramount Pictures in the early 1940s. He wanted her for Delilah in Samson and Delilah (1949). However Paramount wanted either of three actresses for the part of Delilah - Betty Hutton, Maria Montez, or Hedy Lamarr. Of course Lamarr won the part.
Oh, hello, everybody. Welcome to my village of Columba. You're just in time for the beauty contest.
When Lola grabs the sword at the end of her dance and throws it on the ground; she collapses next to it as the rain starts. But on the next cut when Ruben appears, the sword had now changed orientation and is further away from her.
Opening credits: We wish gratefully to acknowledge the friendly cooperation of the Mexican Government and the genuine hospitality of the Mexican people, without whose assistance the filming of this picture in their country would not have been possible.