A window washer (Mario Moreno "Cantinflas") is accused of stealing jewels from a famous actress, but is given 30 days to solve the crime.

Director:

Writer:

Reviews
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Gran Hotel (1944)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

After failing as a waiter, Cantinflas gets a job as a bellboy in a fancy hotel, by recommendation of his girlfriend. He has to deal with posh people and even with the nobility. One day, an ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel M. Delgado
Stars: Cantinflas, Jacqueline Dalya, Josefina Martínez
Sube y baja (1959)
Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

It is the story of a sportsman who is a little bit dumber than most people but nevertheless he succeeds in getting a job at a sports article saler's. Having this job is the beginning of a ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel M. Delgado
Stars: Cantinflas, Tere Velázquez, Joaquín García Vargas
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

The film tells an episode of the life of a kindly hearted bootblack who becomes accidentally the tutor of an orphan but nevertheless spends all his time and effort for the sake of the boy.

Director: Miguel M. Delgado
Stars: Cantinflas, Manola Saavedra, Flor Silvestre
El analfabeto (1961)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A man who cannot read or write is given a letter that says he is the inheritor of two million pesos, which starts off a series of events regarding his job, love, and education.

Director: Miguel M. Delgado
Stars: Cantinflas, Lilia Prado, Ángel Garasa
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Director: Miguel M. Delgado
Stars: Cantinflas, Mapy Cortés, Daniel 'Chino' Herrera
El barrendero (1982)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A humble street sweeper is the sole witness of a crime committed by art thieves.

Director: Miguel M. Delgado
Stars: Cantinflas, María Sorté, Ursula Prats
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

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 »

Director: Juan Bustillo Oro
Stars: Cantinflas, Joaquín Pardavé, Sara García
Su excelencia (1967)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Lopez, treated derisively by all as Lopitos, is a humble but loyal citizen of Los Cocos Republic, working as an assistant at the chancellery, helping to process visas. Through a sudden ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel M. Delgado
Stars: Cantinflas, Sonia Infante, Guillermo Zetina
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Follows Diogenes as he goes about his day as a police officer. He's prone to do things the right way, surrounded by a pretty much corrupt & citizen distant police department, & always resolves his duties with a personal method.

Director: Miguel M. Delgado
Stars: Cantinflas, Ana Bertha Lepe, Valeria Pani
Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

This is a parody of Alexander's Dumas "The Three Musketeers". Cantinflas is Dartagnan, the skillful leader of the musketeers, and will fight with the evil Cardinal Richelieu, who wants to ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel M. Delgado
Stars: Cantinflas, Ángel Garasa, Janet Alcoriza
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Cantinflas is a private, who doesn't know anything about discipline or following rules. He only wants to think about his girlfriend, the maid in an opulent hacienda. The owner has an ugly ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel M. Delgado
Stars: Cantinflas, Ángel Garasa, Daniel 'Chino' Herrera
Comedy | Western | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Fidencio Barrenillo goes to Arizona in search of an old silver mine that belonged to his great-grandfather.

Director: Miguel M. Delgado
Stars: Cantinflas, Isela Vega, Gloria Coral
Edit

Cast

Cast overview:
...
Christiane Martel ...
Lulu Duval
Beatriz Saavedra ...
Anita
Alberto Catalá ...
Asistente Cantinflas
Víctor Alcocer ...
Jefe de Policía
Tito Novaro ...
Actor en teatro
María Herrero ...
Secretaria
Alejandro Ciangherotti ...
Julián
Rafael Alcayde ...
Jefe de banda criminal (as Rafael Alcaide)
Miguel Manzano ...
Peralta
Ernesto Finance ...
Empleado teatro
Armando Espinosa
Ketty Clavijo ...
Bailaora (as Kety Clavijo)
Edit

Storyline

A window washer (Mario Moreno "Cantinflas") is accused of stealing jewels from a famous actress, but is given 30 days to solve the crime.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

31 August 1955 (Mexico)  »

Also Known As:

Abaixe o Pano  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A still Fresh Cantinflas
19 March 2014 | by (Monterrey,Mexico) – See all my reviews

In This film debut the beautiful French Christiane Martel in the Mexican movies ,miss Universe 1953 is a simple funny comedy with cantinflas in his natural character,before he adopted his multiple media class Professions in later movies. With a not very original script of Jaime Salvador, Cantinflas have to bring out the film with his natural way of talk and dance,as usual in those years every Cantinflas Movie had a great expectation and audience acceptation,this time as a window washer who is witness of a Jewel robbery He is accused of that and ask a term of thirty days to solve the crime, he goes to the theater where Martell has her show and catch the real criminal with no more pretensions it's a Funny Movie with still better Cantinflas


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Abajo el telón (1955) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?