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Por mis pistolas (1968)

Fidencio Barrenillo goes to Arizona in search of an old silver mine that belonged to his great-grandfather.


Miguel M. Delgado


Marco Antonio Almazan (as Marco Antonio Almazán), Cantinflas (as Mario Moreno)




Cast overview, first billed only:
Cantinflas ... Fidencio Barrenillo
Isela Vega ... Lupita Sanchez
Gloria Coral Gloria Coral ... Winona
Quintín Bulnes ... Tommy Bernard
Rhea Frichina Rhea Frichina ... Katie (as Rhea)
Carlos Cardán Carlos Cardán ... Frank
Ivan J. Rado ... Pat O'Connor (as Jorge Rado)
Alfonso Mejía Alfonso Mejía ... Pablo Sanchez
Manuel Alvarado Manuel Alvarado ... Don Serapio Sanchez
John Kelly John Kelly ... Jim - Sheriff
Eduardo Alcaraz ... Don Chuchito
Pedro Galván Pedro Galván
Agustín Isunza Agustín Isunza ... Don Panfilo
Carlos Pouliot Carlos Pouliot ... Agente fronterizo
Manuel Vergara 'Manver' Manuel Vergara 'Manver' ... Gran jefe caballo recostado (as Manver)


Fidencio Barrenillo goes to Arizona in search of an old silver mine that belonged to his great-grandfather.

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A fine Cantinflas vehicle as a pharmaceutic who goes to old West in search for a mine located in Arizona
6 December 2020 | by ma-cortesSee all my reviews

Fidencio Barrenillo : Cantinflas , is a pharmaceutic who prepares healing formulas to his clients . When he learns a map of a valuable mine fom his ascendants he then sets out in encounter it . As Cantinflas along with his donkey goes to Hot Dog Spring , Arizona , in search of an old silver mine that belonged to his great-grandfather. Along the way , he is captured by Indians , tied to a firing pole , but he gets saved thanks to his health skills , as he cures the ache-teeth of an Indian chief . Eventually , Cantinflas arrives in Hot Dog Spring , there he confronts duels , saloon brawls , showdown , pursues cattle rustlers , being surrounded by bandits and finally helped by his Indian friends .

Cantinflas show with his usual tics , baggy pants , his two-piece moustache and talking nonsensical phrases . Here popular Cantinflas plays a chemist and prospector who trespasses the Mexican border to USA with certain problems with the frontiersman , going Arizona to locate a mine . Being accompanied by an unknown cast exception for the Mexican star Isela Vega, playing Cantinflas' niece , she has a long international career , being Sam Peckinpah's usual actress as Bring me the head of Alfredo García . Mexico's biggest and most intimate and beloved comedy film star of all time , Cantinflas , performs this recital of his routine touches , engaging drawn-out , and overlong chatting . Cantinflas shows his extraordinary abilities including sympaty , mirth , amusement , entertainment and fun. Here Cantinflas was in his late career that started in the Forties . Cantinflas would get his greatest successes in the late 50s and early 60s with films as " El Bombero Atomico, Si Yo Fuera Diputado, El Portero, El Bolero de Raquel, Sube y baja, El Padrecito , El Analfabeto , El Embajador , El Extra" and his two Hollywood movies : "Around the World in 80 days and Pepe" . His films made more money than any other Spanish language feature ever shown in the United States and all around the world. Cantinflas was a very famous artist , known national and internationally , in fact he was described as the World greatest comedian by none other than Charles Chaplin.

The picture was professionallly directed by Cantinflas' regular filmmaker : Miguel Maria Delgado, and in his usual style , being shot in various locations in Cuautla , Morelos , Mexico City , Distrito Federal, Mexico. Miguel Maria Delgado directed him in a large number of films as " El Señor Doctor , El Profe , El Supersabio, Los Tres Mosqueteros , El Gendarme Desconocido and this Por Mis Pistolas" . Rating 6/10 . The movie will appeal to Cantinflas enthusiasts .

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Release Date:

21 August 1968 (Mexico) See more »

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With My Guns See more »

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Cuautla, Morelos, Mexico See more »

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Posa Films See more »
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Mono (RCA High Fidelity)


Color (Eastmancolor)
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