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¡A volar joven! (1947)

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 »

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Cantinflas (as Mario Moreno 'Cantinflas')
Ángel Garasa ...
Repelas
Daniel 'Chino' Herrera ...
Sargento
Andrés Soler ...
Don Lupe Chávez
Carolina Barret ...
Margarita
Julio Villarreal ...
Coronel
Maruja Grifell ...
Doña Encarna
Francisco Jambrina ...
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Roberto Cañedo ...
Soldado
Manuel Trejo Morales ...
Soldado
Estanislao Schillinsky ...
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María
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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 and shy daughter, who is in love with Cantinflas. The problems arrive when the family arrange a wedding between the ugly girl and Cantinflas, who in order to avoid the commitment causes himself an arrest. During the punishment, Cantinflas will learn to fly with a silly and not to much trained instructor. Written by Alejandro Frias

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25 December 1947 (Mexico)  »

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A volar, joven  »

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"Padre nuestro que estamos en tus terrenos..."
15 September 2003 | by (Los Angeles, USA) – See all my reviews

If you want to know and enjoy Cantinflas please avoid his movies made in color (including "80 days..). His best movies are the ones made in b/w ('40's and early 50's), and this is one of them. In the last scene with the great Angel Garaza he reinvented the prayer "Our Lord" and took many days to complete , because they couldn't stop laughing at each other, or so they say. The plot is based on a French play, and other versions were made in the 30's, but I can assure you that this one is by far the funniest.


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