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The Lioness of Castille (1951)

La leona de Castilla (original title)
Juan de Padilla, one of the main leaders of the Comuneros, is executed in the presence of his wife, Maria Pacheco, who, with his son, decides to avenge his death. Maria, Spanish lady of the... See full summary »

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Amparo Rivelles ...
Virgilio Teixeira ...
Pedro de Guzmán
Alfredo Mayo ...
Manrique
Manuel Luna ...
Ramiro
Eduardo Fajardo ...
Tovar
Rafael Romero Marchent ...
Juan de Padilla hijo
Antonio Casas ...
Laly del Amo ...
Doña Isabel
María Cañete ...
Sirvienta de María de Pacheco
Nicolás D. Perchicot ...
Cura en ejecución
Alberto Romea ...
Arzobispo
Faustino Bretaño
Manuel Arbó ...
Noble toledano
Francisco Pierrá ...
Noble toledano
José Jaspe ...
Juan Bravo
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Storyline

Juan de Padilla, one of the main leaders of the Comuneros, is executed in the presence of his wife, Maria Pacheco, who, with his son, decides to avenge his death. Maria, Spanish lady of the highest rank, of delicate health but strong in spirit, heroic reacts and participates in dangerous exploits against the tyranny of King Charles V, becoming "Leona de Castilla", symbol of the oppressed popular liberties. Written by jcoltra

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28 May 1951 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

The Lioness of Castille  »

Box Office

Gross:

ESP 277,942 (Spain)
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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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