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A disfigured woman is helped by a talented composer to recover her face with plastic surgery. Then he discovers that she's a beautiful woman and a talented singer.

Director:

Miguel Morayta

Writer:

Miguel Morayta (adaptation)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Antonio Badú ... Pepe
Carmen Molina ... Aurora
Luis Beristáin ... Gerardo
Leticia Palma ... Leticia
Pascual García Peña Pascual García Peña ... Ricardito
Elda Peralta Elda Peralta ... Teresa, la cigarrera
Francisco Reiguera Francisco Reiguera ... Don Simón
Wolf Ruvinskis ... El rayas
Julián de Meriche Julián de Meriche ... El soplón
Edmundo Espino Edmundo Espino ... Juanito
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Storyline

Leticia has been severely injured on her face, after she confronts a group of gangsters, whom minutes before murdered her father. Days later, Leticia's helped by Gerardo, a talented composer who plays the piano in a cabaret called "El Cielo". The woman helps Gerardo buying groceries and cooking, and in time he'll offer Leticia to stay in his house. Gerardo's neighbour is a nice girl, secretly in love with him. The musician investigates with a plastic surgeon whether is disposed to operate Leticia, in order to recover her original face. The doctor accedes with no charge. The operation is a success, and Gerardo sees that Leticia is a quite beautiful woman. One day, Gerardo hears Leticia singing and he thinks that she could begin an artistic career in "El Cielo". Things aren't gonna be easy, because Pepe, nicknamed "Chief", is a gangster and a drug dealer, who dominates almost every cabaret in the city, except "El Cielo". Gerardo talks to the manager, Simon, about Leticia, but he says ... Written by Alejandro Frias

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

12 October 1949 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Hipócrita See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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