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La caperucita roja (1960)

The classic story of the Red Riding Hood spiced up by a couple of funny characters like the dog Duke, companion to the girl in her adventures, and the stinky Skunk, henchman to the Wolf.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
María Gracia ...
Caperucita Roja (Red Riding Hood) (as María Gracia 'La Niña México')
Manuel 'Loco' Valdés ...
El Lobo Feroz (as Manolo 'Loco' Valdés)
Santanón ...
El Zorrillo (as El Enano Santanón)
Prudencia Grifell ...
Abuelita (Granny) (as Doña Prudencia Griffel)
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Mamá de Caperucita / Red Riding Hood's Mother
Irma Torres ...
María, madre del Pecoso
Guillermo Álvarez Bianchi ...
Patriarca (as Guillermo Álvarez B.)
Enrique Edwards ...
Pecoso (as niño Enrique Edwards)
Dario Vivian ...
Pedro, leñador
Luis Manuel Pelayo ...
Leñador
Alonso Castaño ...
Aldeano
Gilberto Villanueva
Armando Gutiérrez ...
Señor cura
Arturo Soto Urena
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The classic story of the Red Riding Hood spiced up by a couple of funny characters like the dog Duke, companion to the girl in her adventures, and the stinky Skunk, henchman to the Wolf.

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Little Red Riding Hood  »

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La Caperucita Roja
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A good choice for kids, but you must see it in Spanish
14 August 2006 | by (Mexico) – See all my reviews

I am disagree with some comments of the users of this movie because of the very bad dubbing of the movie. We have to remember that, for a Mexican movie, this one is on the standards of this time (beginning of the sixties) and it had to be see it more as a theatrical way than a movie.

The most appreciated character on this movie and the next two had been made is Manuel "Loco" Valdes because he was in his top moment as comedian and actor, so he develop a very funny and unoffensive wolf that became the pivotal of this and the next two movies.

Maybe for me, this movie is now not more than a lot of sugar on screen (currently I am 27), but for the time I saw it (around 20 years before), this series of movies became a very nice experience to see on Mexican TV.

This movie is good for kids that wants to imagine that the characters are real even that they look so unreal on screen, but forget to hear it dubbed in English, the Spanish version is better.


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