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Daughter of Deceit (1951)
"La hija del engaño" (original title)

 |  Drama  |  29 August 1951 (Mexico)
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After discovering he's being cheated on by his wife María, Quintin kicks her out of the house. Upon leaving, his wife confesses that their daughter Martha is actually not Quintin'd daughter... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Fernando Soler ...
Alicia Caro ...
Martha
Fernando Soto ...
Angelito (as Fernando Soto 'Mantequilla')
Rubén Rojo ...
Paco
Nacho Contla ...
El Jonrón
Amparo Garrido ...
Jovita
Lily Aclemar ...
María
Álvaro Matute ...
Julio
Roberto Meyer ...
Lencho García
Conchita Gentil Arcos ...
Toña García
Francisco Ledesma
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Xavier Loyá ...
Jugador joven (as Javier Loya)
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After discovering he's being cheated on by his wife María, Quintin kicks her out of the house. Upon leaving, his wife confesses that their daughter Martha is actually not Quintin'd daughter. Quintin abandons the child in front of a poor family's house. Ten years after, María is on her death bed, and tells Quintin that Martha is actually his daughter. Quintin must set out and look for his abandoned daughter. Written by Carlos Espinosa

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(RCA Victor High Fidelity System)

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They just don't make them like that anymore.
19 January 2005 | by (MEXICO) – See all my reviews

Not of the kind of films that made Buñuel famous worldwide, this is one of the good old movies that you have the chance to see in the Mexican TV 3-4 times per year. This ever popular film is really a comedy with some dramatic brushwork here and there and the kind of extreme human characters that you expect from the director to work with.

Fernando Soler is simply excellent as always and Fernando Soto has some great comic moments. Lily Aclemar is my favorite among the women (with a nice musical number as well), as for the rest of the cast, I think they really won their pay check.

A very presentable work from the golden period of the Mexican cinema, maybe typical of it's time, but nothing more than that really.


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