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En carne viva (1951)

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A beautiful cabaret dancer falls in love with a marine, who promises to return and marry with her.



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Cast overview:
Rosa Carmina ...
María Antonia / Laura
Crox Alvarado ...
Fernando Herrera
Rubén Rojo ...
Dagoberto Rodríguez ...
Miguel Hernández
Toña la Negra ...
Mercé (as Toña La Negra)
José María Linares-Rivas ...
Don Hilario
Alfredo Varela ...
Chipo (as Alfredo Varela Jr.)
Maruja Grifell ...
Mamá de Arturo
Celia Viveros ...
Carlos Riquelme ...
Tío Luis
Cecilia Yolandita Trujillo ...
(as Yolandita Trujillo)


Maria Antonia (Rosa Carmina) works as a dancer in a cabaret, at the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. She suffers the abuses of the cabaret owner, along with her inseparable friend. One night, Arturo (Crox Alvarado), a marine, arrives to the place with a friend, and feels attracted to Maria immediately. After some difficulties, both start a romantic relationship, threatened by Maria's boss, who has a crush on her. Some time later, Arturo has to leave but he promises to return and to write regularly. Nevertheless, the marine never returns and Maria, now with a little child, commit suicide. 22 years later, Maria's daughter Laura, with and extraordinary resemblance with her mother, becomes a famous dancer. However, fate will join both father and daughter, encounter that is far of being happy. Written by Alejandro Frias

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Drama | Musical | Romance





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24 February 1951 (Mexico)  »

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Em Carne Viva  »

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