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You're Missing the Point (1940)
"Ahí está el detalle" (original title)

 -  Comedy  -  1940 (USA)
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The boyfriend (Cantinflas) of the servant of a rich industrial man, gets into the house in order to kill a mad dog. Suddenly this man appears so the servant tells him that Cantinflas is his... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Joaquín Pardavé ...
Sara García ...
Sofía Álvarez ...
Dolores del Paso de Lastre
Dolores Camarillo ...
Manuel Noriega ...
Juez
Antonio R. Frausto ...
Defensor
Agustín Isunza ...
Fiscal
Antonio Bravo ...
Francisco Jambrina ...
Joaquín Coss ...
Magistrado
Eduardo Arozamena ...
Juez sordo
Rafael Icardo ...
Comisario tonto
Alfredo Varela ...
Escribiente (as Alfredo Varela Jr.)
Ángel T. Sala ...
Inspector
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The boyfriend (Cantinflas) of the servant of a rich industrial man, gets into the house in order to kill a mad dog. Suddenly this man appears so the servant tells him that Cantinflas is his wife's brother (Leonardo), who had been lost for years. The rich man then remembers that his father in law's testament could only be paid when all brothers get together, so treats Cantinflas, a real bum, as a king. Written by Michel Rudoy <mdrc@hp9000a1.uam.mx>

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The scene in the trial (for Spanish speaker) is the best
1 May 2004 | by (Valencia, Venezuela) – See all my reviews

In Spanish-speaker culture, "Cantinflear" is a approved word (The Real Academic of Spanish language). That means so much in a language. Cantinflas is the best comedian in our culture. He was Passepartout in "Around the World in Eighty Days", but the better performance were in the trial of the movie "Ahí está el detalle", all the people finished speaking like him (cantinfleando). I believe that the confusion in this movie is so good due to Bobby was a dog but the trial was a man murderer. Cantinflas is the Best comedian in America Spanish-speaker.


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