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Bugambilia (1945)

A tragic love story between the daughter of a rich miner and a humble cockfight owner/trainer (gallero) puts filial love, defense of honour, and loyalty to the test.

Director:

Emilio Fernández

Writers:

Emilio Fernández (story, adaptation and dialogue), Mauricio Magdaleno (adaptation)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Dolores del Rio ... Amalia de los Robles
Pedro Armendáriz ... Ricardo Rojas
Julio Villarreal ... Don Fernando de los Robles
Alberto Galán Alberto Galán ... Luis Felipe
Paco Fuentes Paco Fuentes ... Don Enrique, juez
Arturo Soto Rangel ... Señor cura
Elba Álvarez Elba Álvarez ... Mercedes (as Elva Alvarez)
Conchita Sáenz Conchita Sáenz ... Nicanora, nana (as Concha Sanz)
Maruja Grifell Maruja Grifell ... Matilde, chismosa (as Maruja Griffell)
Roberto Cañedo Roberto Cañedo ... Alberto, el poeta
Víctor Velázquez Víctor Velázquez ... Fiscal
Lupe del Castillo Lupe del Castillo ... Rosenda - sirvienta (as Guadalupe del Castillo)
José Elías Moreno ... Socio de Ricardo
Estela Inda ... Zarca (as Stella Inda)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Felipe de Alba Felipe de Alba ... Invitado a fiesta
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Storyline

A tragic love story between the daughter of a rich miner and a humble cockfight owner/trainer (gallero) puts filial love, defense of honour, and loyalty to the test.

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Genres:

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Details

Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

2 November 1945 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Bugambilla See more »

Filming Locations:

Mexico

Company Credits

Production Co:

Films Mundiales See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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