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Una familia de tantas (1949)

Rodrigo Catano seeks to impose in his family a Porfirian order. One day a door to door salesman, Roberto del Hierro, comes into the house to sell an American vacuum cleaner from the "Bright... See full summary »

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Alejandro Galindo
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Fernando Soler ... Rodrigo Cataño
David Silva ... Roberto del Hierro
Martha Roth ... Maru Cataño
Carlos Riquelme ... Ricardo
Eugenia Galindo Eugenia Galindo ... Doña Gracia Cataño (as Eugenia 'la negra' Galindo)
Enriqueta Reza Enriqueta Reza ... Guadalupe - sirvienta
Felipe de Alba Felipe de Alba ... Héctor Cataño
Nora Veryán Nora Veryán ... Pilar - novia de Héctor
Isabel del Puerto Isabel del Puerto ... Estela Cataño
Manuel de la Vega Manuel de la Vega ... Leopoldo
Alma Delia Fuentes ... Lupita Cataño
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Storyline

Rodrigo Catano seeks to impose in his family a Porfirian order. One day a door to door salesman, Roberto del Hierro, comes into the house to sell an American vacuum cleaner from the "Bright O'Home" company. Maru, Mr. Catano's daughter, watches Roberto while he demostrates the new machine. Roberto leaves and says he will come back to explain Mr. Catano about the vacuum cleaner. Mr. Catano is very upset because a man has been in his house without him been present. Nevertheless, with fast and inteligent talk, Roberto sells him the vacuum cleaner and, later on, a refrigerator. Maru is captivated by Roberto and they fall in love. Mr. Catano is furious when Roberto announces to him he will marry Maru. Written by J.C. Lelo de Larrea <legos@mailer.data.net.mx>

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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

11 March 1949 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Rodzina jakich wiele See more »

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Production Co:

Producciones Azteca See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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With this film was inaugurated one of the most beautiful big Cinemas of México City. The Cine Opera, on march 11, 1949. See more »

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One of the greatest mexican movies!
12 August 2019 | by chamberlainzoeSee all my reviews

This movie is pure gold. Beautiful, nerve racking and also quite funny! If you want to get an idea about how things worked in the late 40's, specifically in Mexico city, this movie will show you just that! The figure of the patriarch, the customs, the inequality, and the first breaths of women's liberation in the country.


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