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Don Quintin the Bitter (1935)
"Don Quintín el amargao" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  1940 (USA)
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Classic spanish film of the period from the 1950s. A chronicle about the misadventures of Don Quintin, a character with a miserable life and a lot of bad humor.

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Complete credited cast:
Ana María Custodio ...
Teresa
Alfonso Muñoz ...
Don Quintín
Luisa Esteso ...
Felisa
Fernando Granada ...
Paco (as Fernando de Granada)
José Luis Sáenz de Heredia
José Alfayate ...
Safiní
José Marco Davó ...
Nicasio
Manuel Arbó ...
Crótido
Porfiria Sanchíz ...
María
Consuelo de Nieva ...
Margot (as Consuelo Nieva)
Jacinto Higueras
Manuel Vico
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Isabel Pérez Urcola ...
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Classic spanish film of the period from the 1950s. A chronicle about the misadventures of Don Quintin, a character with a miserable life and a lot of bad humor.

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Part of a deal for 18 movies that Buñuel signed up with the company Filmófono. The outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, however, made the full arrangement impossible. See more »

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