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Bellezas del Cine Mexicano Beauties of Mexican Cinema

Agrasanchez, Jr., Rogelio

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ISBN 10: 9685077118 / ISBN 13: 9789685077118
Published by Agrasanchez Film Archive, 2001
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Title: Bellezas del Cine Mexicano Beauties of ...

Publisher: Agrasanchez Film Archive

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Good

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This volume pays homage to the actresses whose beauty and talent enriched Mexican movies between 1930 and 1970s. The 'Beauties of Mexican Cinema' takes you on a tour of the history of Mexican movies. Its introduction gives a general view on the evolution of the aesthetic types and the roles assigned to actresses from the beginning of Mexican cinema to the late 60s. * Chapter I (Charming Ladies), includes the classic beauties of the 1940s. Lupe Vélez, Gloria Marín, Dolores del Río, Esther Fernández, Andrea Palma, María Elena Marqués, Elsa Aguirre, Mapy Cortés, María Félix, Libertad Lamarque, Sofía Álvarez, Rita Macedo, Chula Prieto, Columba Domínguez, Carmen Montejo, María Antonieta Pons, Leonora Amar, Alma Rosa Aguirre. * Chapter II (Beauty Pageant), includes the dazzling young ladies of the fifties: Evangelina Elizondo, Ninón Sevilla, Leticia Palma, Meche Barba, Silvia Pinal, Miroslava Stern, Sarita Montiel, Rosita Arenas, Rebeca Iturbide, Martha Roth, Katy Jurado, Amalia Aguilar, Christianne Martel, Lilia Prado, Marga López, Emilia Guiú, Irasema Dilián, María Victoria, Ariadne Welter, Martha Mijares, Rosita Quintana, Alma Delia Fuentes, Lilia del Valle, Rosita Fornés, Rosa Carmina, Yolanda Montez Tongolele, Yolanda Varela, Rosario Granados, Ana Bertha Lepe. * Chapter III (Dangerous Babes), includes the playful and seductive bombshells of the sixties: Ana Luisa Peluffo, Elvira Quintana, Tere Velázquez, Kitty de Hoyos, Ofelia Montesco, Sonia Furió, Lorena Velázquez, Elizabeth Campbell, Amedée Chabot, Maura Monti, Maricruz Olivier, Angélica María, Barbara Angely, Fanny Cano. Brief biographies, quotes from the actresses, film critics and journalists. Also includes a list of awards given to the young and talented actresses between 1940 and 1970. More information: * Limited edition for collectors * Available in hardcover (no jacket) and softcover * Bilingual, Spanish-English * More than 250 illustrations

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