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The Illiterate One (1961)
"El analfabeto" (original title)

 |  Comedy  |  1962 (USA)
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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.

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Lilia Prado ...
Ángel Garasa ...
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Miguel Manzano ...
Carlos Agostí ...
Daniel 'Chino' Herrera ...
El Poca Luz
Fernando Soto ...
'El Sapo'
Guillermo Orea ...
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Óscar Ortiz de Pinedo ...
Jesús López, notario público
Carlos Martínez Baena ...
Profesor
Judy Ponte ...
María Teresa Rivas ...
Señora Refugio González (as Ma. Teresa Rivas)
Margarita Villegas
Luis Manuel Pelayo ...
Ministerio Público (as Luis M. Pelayo)
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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.

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O Analfabeto  »

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1.85 : 1
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Cantinflas on his best !!
5 February 2002 | by (Venezuela) – See all my reviews

This movie features Cantinflas as the best comedy actor after Chaplin. Analfabeto is a tropical thriller. A very human comedy. Mario Moreno "CANTINFLAS" speaches are WONDERFUL !!!. Cantinflas facial expressions are totally hilarious and natural. Analfabeto is also one of the first full color Cantinflas movies.


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