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The Soldiers of Pancho Villa (1959)

La cucaracha (original title)
The Cucaracha is a brave woman soldier who leads a group of similar women into the fray against the forces of the Villa colonel, Zeta.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
La cucaracha
Coronel Antonio Zeta
Capitán Ventura
Flor Silvestre ...
Cuco Sánchez ...
Soldado cantante
Irma Torres ...
Miguel Manzano ...
Don Gabriel Puente
Lupe Carriles ...
La trompeta
Alicia del Lago ...
Soldadera embarazada
Emma Roldán ...
Tito Novaro ...
Jacobo Méndez
Manuel Trejo Morales ...


The Cucaracha is a brave woman soldier who leads a group of similar women into the fray against the forces of the Villa colonel, Zeta.

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12 November 1959 (Mexico)  »

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The Soldiers of Pancho Villa  »

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Instead of the typical ending credit "Fin" (The End), the film ends with "...y junto con sus hombres y sus hijos hicieron la revolución mexicana" (...and along with their husbands and their children they made the Mexican Revolution). See more »


Featured in Dolores del Río - Princesa de México (1999) See more »


La Cucaracha
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Performed by Dueto América
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maria and dolores
31 July 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love this movie i had see few times in television is about the Mexican revolution but honestly the reason i like the movie is because Maria Felix and Dolores del Rio are together for the first and only time in their life , Maria more beautiful and younger than del Rio but both were huge movie stars Dolores very well know in united states and Maria very well know in the rest of the planet but not in USA, la Felix was beautiful , elegant and unique a real legend she never let herself go down not even in the last years of her life when she was almost 90 years old she still WAS Maria Felix , i love this woman she was maybe the most fantastic movie star of the 20 century, Dolores was a beautiful and a nice well educated lady she came from a very rich background but was not as fascinate as MARIA FELIX

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