“‘Mexico vs. Spain,’ the first scene, shows the rejected Mexican suitor, in a jealous rage, watching the love-making between Carlos, the Spaniard, his hated rival, and the beautiful senorita. With drawn stiletto, he pounces upon the Don, but the senorita seizes his arm, thus saving her lover from a horrible death. After a terrific hand-to-hand encounter, the Don has the point of vantage over the Mexican, but through the pleadings of the girl releases him and bids him go.” More brotherly hate twixt Jews, Scots, Irish, “Africans”, followed by Uncle Sam making peace. All here.
- Complicated family joke
Displaying Mexican contempt for the metropolis.
- Spanish customs
As viewed from a Hampshire country pub.
- In a hole
El Diario de Mexico says that, once the six Brits (thanks, Andy) make it out of the Central American cave in
- The evil gringo/güero/guiri
Somehow I thought I’d head back from Mexico brown and fit instead of white and fat as usual. As it happens,
- A gringo, a Spaniard and a Mexican…
This ties into Hugo Chávez’ use of the race card in the runup to Halloween (“Halloween is a gringo custom, [and]