In the 1933 Marx Brothers classic Duck Soup, Rufus T. Firefly (Groucho Marx) is introduced to the fetching Vera Macal (Raquel Torres), “a famous dancer.” “I could dance with you ’til the cows come home,” Groucho tells her. “On second thought, I’d rather dance with the cows ’til you come home!”
Raquel Torres (born Paula Marie Osterman; November 11, 1908 – August 10, 1987) was a Mexican-born American film actress. Her sister was actress Renee Torres.
A half-German half-Mexican woman born in Hermosillo, Mexico, she grew up in Hollywood.