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Pedro Antonio de Alarcón (1833–1891)

Author of the classic novella El sombrero de tres picos (1944), a graceful, humorous picaresque story. Liberal and anti-clerical, Alarcón was the notorious chief editor of the periodical El Látigo (The Whip). Wrote numerous novels, short stories, poetry and drama, but remained famous for abovementioned novella and the novel El escándalo (... See full bio »

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 2007 El libro talonario (Short) (book)
 1964-1978 Novela (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- El clavo (1978)
- La pródiga (1975)
- El escándalo (1971)
- Coro de ángeles (1971)
 1976 La ley del monte (novel)
 1974 Cuentos y leyendas (TV Series) (1 episode)
- La buenaventura (1974)
 1972 Le tricorne (TV Movie) (novel "El sombrero de tres picos")
 1971 Hora once (TV Series) (1 episode)
- La pródiga (1971)
 1970 Der Nagel (TV Movie) (novella)
 1967 Der Dreispitz (TV Movie) (novella)
 1964 El escándalo (novel)
 1959 Akai jinbaori (play "El sombrero de tres picos")
 1958 Una cita de amor (novel "El Niño de la bola")
 1958 Grande Teatro Tupi (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Capitão Veneno (1958)
 1955 The Miller's Beautiful Wife (novella "El Sombrero de Tres Picos" - uncredited)
 1955 La pícara molinera (novella "El Sombrero de Tres Picos" - uncredited)
 1951 El capitán Veneno (novel)
 1951 Musical Comedy Time (TV Series) (story "El Sombrero de Tres Picos" - 1 episode)
- Revenge with Music (1951) ... (story "El Sombrero de Tres Picos")
 1946 The Prodigal Woman (novel "La prodiga")
 1945 La pródiga (novel)
 1945 El capitán Malacara (novel "El Capitán Veneno" - as Pedro A. de Alarcon)
 1944 The Nail (story - as Pedro A. de Alarcón)
 1944 El sombrero de tres picos (novel - as Antonio de Alarcón)
 1943 La hija del cielo (novel)
 1943 El escándalo (novel - as P.A. de Alarcón)
 1943 Capitán Veneno (novel)
 1942 Historia de un gran amor (novel "El Niño de la bola")
 1935 The Three Cornered Hat (novelette El Sombrero de Tres Picos)
 1935 Il cappello a tre punte (novel "El sombrero de tres picos" - uncredited)
 1923 Curro Vargas (novel "El niño de la bola")
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Stage: Wrote source material (variation on Spanish folk tale "El Sombrero de Tres Pinos") for "Revenge with Music" on Broadway. Musical comedy. Material and lyrics by Howard Dietz. Music by Arthur Schwartz. Music orchestrated by Robert Russell Bennett. Musical Direction by Victor Baravalle. Dance ensembles by Mikhail Mordkin. General ... See more »

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Pedro A. de Alarcon | Antonio de Alarcón | P.A. de Alarcón | Pedro A. de Alarcón

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