Cantinflas is a clumsy fireman, who one day receives the visit of his little goddaughter, whose mother recently died in the jungle. After having work in a few fires, Cantinflas decided to ... See full summary »

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Agente 777 (as Mario Moreno 'Cantinflas')
Roberto Soto ...
Comandante Bravo
Gilberto González ...
El Piquete
Elisa Quintanilla ...
Rosario
Miguel Manzano ...
Jefe bomberos
Pascual García Peña ...
El Chueco
Ernesto Finance ...
Licenciado / notario
Jorge Mondragón ...
Silverio
Eduardo Alcaraz ...
Sargento Policía
Ángel Infante ...
Policía
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Gustavo Aponte
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Cantinflas is a clumsy fireman, who one day receives the visit of his little goddaughter, whose mother recently died in the jungle. After having work in a few fires, Cantinflas decided to quit and become a policeman, because is less dangerous. Everything goes well until a gang of gangsters kidnap the girl, because of a monetary inheritance. Written by Alejandro Frias

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10 September 1952 (Mexico)  »

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Bombeiro Atômico  »

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(RCA High Fidelity)

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1.37 : 1
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There's no small roles
17 January 2013 | by (Houston, USA) – See all my reviews

The movie is very good. The first half revolves around Cantinflas being a Fireman and the second half him being a policeman.

What I see strange, is that the credits show only 10 names, including Cantinflas, and then when we watch the movie we can spot at least 20 more people, women in their majority, with bigger roles than the first 10, all of them uncredited.

I know that credits belong to those who spend more time on screen, but here, everybody gets dialog and screen time, and only a few get their credits. Not to sound disrespectful, but I think it is important to us, who watch the movies, to get to know each and every one of the people in the movie...


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