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School for Tramps (1955)

Escuela de vagabundos (original title)
| Comedy, Drama | 1955 (USA)
Alberto Medina is a very famous composer and is on a field trip when his car runs out of gas and goes downhill. While looking for help, he finds the Valverdes' house and is welcome by ... See full summary »

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Jack Jevne (story) (as John Jevne), Paulino Masip (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Pedro Infante ... José Alberto Medina
Miroslava ... Susana Valverde
Blanca de Castejón ... Emilia de Valverde
Óscar Pulido Óscar Pulido ... Miguel Valverde
Anabelle Gutiérrez ... Laura Valverde
Fernando Casanova ... Mauricio Jiménez
Liliana Durán ... Patty Vértiz
Eduardo Alcaraz ... Audifas
Dolores Camarillo ... Pancha, Sirvienta
Óscar Ortiz de Pinedo Óscar Ortiz de Pinedo ... Humberto Vértiz
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Storyline

Alberto Medina is a very famous composer and is on a field trip when his car runs out of gas and goes downhill. While looking for help, he finds the Valverdes' house and is welcome by Emilia, the mother of the family, who is known for giving shelter to tramps. The rest of the family disagrees, because the last one disappointed her. In a story of family situations, funny moments and jealousy, Alberto ends up earning everyone's respect and has a special connection with the oldest daughter, the beautiful Susana, and they fall in love. Written by Lourdes Tolentino, Mazatlan, Mexico

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

1955 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Escola de Vagabundos See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Diana S.A. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA High Fidelity)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Actress Anabelle Gutiérrez stated in an interview that, in the scene where everybody trips with each other in the kitchen while carrying pitchers filled with water, she really slipped on the water on the floor, fell down hard and hurt herself for real. You can see her pull her dress down, as it rode up waist high, and get up painfully while stroking her posterior and trying to walk away as the script indicated. See more »

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Referenced in Una familia de diez: Buscando trabajo (2007) See more »

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One of the funniest mexican films ever
1 December 2002 | by alejandrogmxSee all my reviews

This is one of the classic funny and crazy films in Mexico. With a cast full of starts of the time it was one of the smash hits of the mid 50's and one of the most remembered films of Miroslava. Just a proof that some old mexican films -not developed in a ranch or in the country- are really good.


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