powered by AFI
The working titles of this film were Moonlight Fiesta and Mexican Fiesta. The picture opens with the following written prologue: "Ladies and gentlemen...any similarity between this tale and a sensible thought is purely coincidental-or should we say accidental. It could never happen in a million years to anybody else but it did to our heroes, who came from a strange and far away place-Brooklyn. Looking not at the beauty that is Mexico with its snow-tipped Sierras, not the lush verdant tropics, and oblivious to its romance, its gaeity, its color, its love, they have been drawn across the length and breath of this exotic country with its strain of soft guitars-by one desire-to deliver an ELEPHANT!"