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My Son, the Hero (1961)

Los hermanos Del Hierro (original title)
Reynaldo and Martín Del Hierro are witnesses of the murder of their father by Pascual Velazco, as they grow up they're poisoned by the desire of vengeance by their mother, but once they get it it'll change their lifes forever.

Director:

Ismael Rodríguez

Writers:

Ricardo Garibay, Ismael Rodríguez (adaptation)
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Antonio Aguilar ... Reynaldo Del Hierro
Julio Alemán ... Martín Del Hierro
Columba Domínguez ... La viuda
Patricia Conde Patricia Conde ... Jacinta Cárdenas
David Reynoso ... Manuel Cárdenas
Luis Aragón Luis Aragón ... Chinto
Dolores Camarillo ... Sirvienta de los Cárdenas
Pancho Córdova ... Hombre que contrata la muerte de Zeñn
Pascual García Peña Pascual García Peña ... Cochero de Manuel
Eleazar García Eleazar García ... Recadero de Martín
Sadi Dupeyrón Sadi Dupeyrón ... Reynaldo, niño (as José Dupeyrón niño)
Alfredo Morán Alfredo Morán ... Martín (niño) (as Alfredo Morán niño)
Emilio Fernández ... Pascual Velasco
Eduardo Noriega ... Reynaldo Del Hierro, padre
Ignacio López Tarso ... El pistolero
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Storyline

Reynaldo and Martín Del Hierro are witnesses of the murder of their father by Pascual Velazco, as they grow up they're poisoned by the desire of vengeance by their mother, but once they get it it'll change their lifes forever.

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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

1963 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

My Son, the Hero See more »

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Mono
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