Ramona (song), featured in CD compilation 100 Years of Cinema [Deja Vu Retro Gold R2CD 40-25], c. 2001.
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Dolores Del Rio
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When I returned to Mexico, I joined with people eager to create the Mexican cinema. We were full of dreams and had no money whatsoever, but we were able to achieve something and open markets for our films all over the world.
She contributed money to a statue likeness of her as the title character in Evangeline
(1929). Upon completion in 1930, the statue was placed beside St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church in St. Martinville, Louisiana. The statue rests on a spot marking the alleged burial place of Emmeline Labiche, who local lore claims was the inspiration behind Longfellow's tragic heroine. It has become a popular ...