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You're Missing the Point (1940)

Ahí está el detalle (original title)
G | | Comedy | 1940 (USA)
The boyfriend (Cantinflas) of the servant of a rich industrial man, gets into the house in order to kill a mad dog. Suddenly this man appears so the servant tells him that Cantinflas is his... See full summary »

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Juan Bustillo Oro
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cantinflas ... Cantinflas (as Mario Moreno 'Cantinflas')
Joaquín Pardavé ... Cayetano Lastre
Sara García ... Clotilde Regalado
Sofía Álvarez ... Dolores del Paso de Lastre
Dolores Camarillo ... Paz 'Pacita'
Manuel Noriega Manuel Noriega ... Juez (as Manolo Noriega)
Antonio R. Frausto Antonio R. Frausto ... Abogado defensor
Agustín Isunza Agustín Isunza ... Fiscal
Antonio Bravo Antonio Bravo ... Bobby Lechuga, el Fox Terrier
Francisco Jambrina ... Leonardo del Paso (el verdadero)
Joaquín Coss Joaquín Coss ... Magistrado
Eduardo Arozamena Eduardo Arozamena ... Juez sordo
Rafael Icardo ... Comisario
Alfredo Varela Alfredo Varela ... Escribano (as Alfredo Varela Jr.)
Ángel T. Sala ... Inspector
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Storyline

The boyfriend (Cantinflas) of the servant of a rich industrial man, gets into the house in order to kill a mad dog. Suddenly this man appears so the servant tells him that Cantinflas is his wife's brother (Leonardo), who had been lost for years. The rich man then remembers that his father in law's testament could only be paid when all brothers get together, so treats Cantinflas, a real bum, as a king. Written by Michel Rudoy <mdrc@hp9000a1.uam.mx>

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

G
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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

1940 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

You're Missing the Point See more »

Filming Locations:

Mexico

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Grovas-Oro Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Referenced in Cantinflas (2014) See more »

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The best of genuine flavour comic movies
10 October 1999 | by Rodion15See all my reviews

I mean...when I first saw this movie, I didn't wanna see it, there was nothing else on t.v., constantly zapped out of this prehistoric black&white film, tennis on 2nd channel, rubbish on Tele-5, so I finally landed on this "Ahí está el Detalle" again, it was just beginning...I had a laugh, then one more, laughs got into outbursts of uncontrollable laughter, decided to turn on de VCR and recorded it almost wholly, I had to see it three times to get it all in (Mr. Mario Moreno talks so fast you have to listen twice) .It's the only one I liked by Cantinflas but the best comic movie I've ever seen in my life.


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