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Polito Sol
Manuel Medel ...
Carmelo Águila
Margarita Mora ...
Teresa
Marina Tamayo ...
Adriana Águila
Luis G. Barreiro ...
Castro
Manuel Arvide ...
Hipólito Sol
Margarita Sodí ...
Adriana niña
Jesús de la Mora ...
Polito niño
José Girón Torres ...
Carmelo niño
Dora Ceprano ...
Dora
Ramón Rey ...
El Gallego
Teresa Rojas
Emma Voguel
Rafael Hernández ...
Singer
Blanca Rosa Otero
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4 May 1938 (Mexico)  »

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Cara o cruz  »

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This is a piece of pure audiovisual nostalgic history, preserved in a film.
28 September 2003 | by (Huntington Park, USA) – See all my reviews

If you are a Cantinflas fan or a serious student, this is perfect for you. It was done some years before the development of his classic image and his association with MM Delgado. The most remarkable of this film, are the scenes when he appears in a theatre with his still partner then Manuel Medel, doing the same sketches they did a few years before, at the now mythical "carpas" (portable theatres under canvas). And here he appears as he used to appear in his very early years. Just those scenes, make this movie worth to be digitally restored and preserved in DVD.


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