A poor honest boy finds patronage by a veteran to become a torero (bullfighter). After his raise and fall he will learn to overcome difficulties. Corridas, tientas and other bullfight related traditions are shown. Played by a real torero.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pepín Martín Vázquez ...
Jorge Mistral ...
Ángel Romera 'Romerita'
Manuel Luna ...
Nati Mistral ...
Tony Leblanc ...
Juan Espantaleón ...
Félix Fernández ...
Amparo Martí ...
Francisco Bernal ...
Banderillero de Romerita
Eloísa Muro ...
Arturo Marín ...
Marqués
Rosario Royo ...
Manuel Requena ...
El Gordo
María Isbert ...
Margaret (as Maruja Isbert)
José Prada ...
Doctor
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Having been a poor orphan who grew up in the hospice, the dream of Currito de la Cruz is to become a bullfighter. When he finally gets the chance of fighting for the first time, it will be in the presence of Manuel Carmona, a renowned bullfighter who will become his protector. In addition he falls in love for the daughter of Carmona and, although Currito gets to be famous, he is apparently unrequited. Written by jsanchez

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16 April 1949 (Portugal)  »

Also Known As:

A Vida de Um Toureiro  »

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Pepín Martín Vázquez was a real torero. At the final bullfight when Currito uses his capote, you can glimpse his real name ("Pepín Vázquez") printed on its back side. See more »

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Remake of Currito de la Cruz (1936) See more »

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