Miguelito Maracas was to be a fourth member to The Three Caballeros group that would have appeared in a third Latin American film, Cuban Carnival. However, with the Good Neighbor Program ending with World War II and the Three Caballeros losing money at the box office, the film was never made. He was designed by legendary Disney animator Fred Moore.
Miguelito, originally to represent cockfighting, was a scrappy rooster. He also owned a tobacco plantation, which was where he would meet Donald Duck, José Carioca, and Panchito Pistoles to begin their adventure.