Dolores del Río

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Dolores del Río (born María de los Dolores Asúnsolo López-Negrete; 3 August 1904 – 11 April 1983) was a Mexican actress.wikipedia
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She was also considered one of the more important female figures of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema in the 1940s and 1950s.
In 1943, the film Wild Flower, brought together a team comprising the filmmaker Emilio Fernández, the photographer Gabriel Figueroa, the actor Pedro Armendariz and actress Dolores del Río.

Flying Down to Rio

With the advent of sound, she acted in films that included Bird of Paradise (1932), Flying Down to Rio (1933), Madame Du Barry (1934) and Journey into Fear (1943).
Flying Down to Rio is a 1933 American pre-Code RKO musical film noted for being the first screen pairing of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, although Dolores del Río and Gene Raymond received top billing and the leading roles.

Madame Du Barry (1934 film)

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With the advent of sound, she acted in films that included Bird of Paradise (1932), Flying Down to Rio (1933), Madame Du Barry (1934) and Journey into Fear (1943).
Madame DuBarry is a 1934 American historical film directed by William Dieterle and starring Dolores del Rio, Reginald Owen, Victor Jory and Osgood Perkins.

Bird of Paradise (1932 film)

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With the advent of sound, she acted in films that included Bird of Paradise (1932), Flying Down to Rio (1933), Madame Du Barry (1934) and Journey into Fear (1943).
Bird of Paradise is a 1932 American pre-Code American romantic adventure drama film directed by King Vidor, starring Dolores del Río and Joel McCrea.

Ramona (1928 film)

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She had roles in a series of successful silent films like What Price Glory? (1926), Resurrection (1927) and Ramona (1928).
Ramona is a 1928 American silent drama film directed by Edwin Carewe, based on Helen Hunt Jackson's 1884 novel Ramona, and starring Dolores del Rio and Warner Baxter.

The Unloved Woman (1949 film)

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A series of films, including Wild Flower (1943), María Candelaria (1943), Las Abandonadas (1944), Bugambilia (1944) and The Unloved Woman (1949), are considered classic masterpieces and helped boost Mexican cinema worldwide.
The Unloved Woman (Spanish: La Malquerida) is a 1949 Mexican drama film directed by Emilio Fernández and starring Dolores del Río and Pedro Armendáriz.

Las Abandonadas

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A series of films, including Wild Flower (1943), María Candelaria (1943), Las Abandonadas (1944), Bugambilia (1944) and The Unloved Woman (1949), are considered classic masterpieces and helped boost Mexican cinema worldwide.
Las Abandonadas (The Abandoned) is a Mexican film of 1945, directed by Emilio Fernández, starring Dolores del Río and Pedro Armendáriz.

Edwin Carewe

After being discovered in Mexico by the filmmaker Edwin Carewe, she began her film career in 1925.
During his career, he provided early screen exposure to many actors such as Dolores del Río, Warner Baxter, Francis X. Bushman and Gary Cooper.

Resurrection (1927 film)

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She had roles in a series of successful silent films like What Price Glory? (1926), Resurrection (1927) and Ramona (1928).
Filmmaker Edwin Carewe adapted the book to a feature-length silent production starring Dolores del Río and featuring an appearance by Ilya Tolstoy who co-wrote the script.

Julio Bracho

On her mother's side, she was a cousin of the filmmaker Julio Bracho and of actors Ramón Novarro (one of the Latin Lovers of the silent cinema) and Andrea Palma (another actress of the Mexican cinema).
One of his cousins was Dolores del Río and Ramón Novarro.

Bugambilia

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A series of films, including Wild Flower (1943), María Candelaria (1943), Las Abandonadas (1944), Bugambilia (1944) and The Unloved Woman (1949), are considered classic masterpieces and helped boost Mexican cinema worldwide.
Bugambilia (Bougainvillea) is a Mexican movie of 1945 directed by Emilio Fernández and starring Dolores del Río and Pedro Armendáriz.

What Price Glory? (1926 film)

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She had roles in a series of successful silent films like What Price Glory? (1926), Resurrection (1927) and Ramona (1928).
Dolores del Río as Charmaine de la Cognac

Classical Hollywood cinema

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She was the first major female Latin American crossover star in Hollywood, with an outstanding career in American films in the 1920s and 1930s.
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Andrea Palma (actress)

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On her mother's side, she was a cousin of the filmmaker Julio Bracho and of actors Ramón Novarro (one of the Latin Lovers of the silent cinema) and Andrea Palma (another actress of the Mexican cinema).
Her cousins were the Hollywood actors Ramon Novarro and Dolores del Río.

Joan Crawford

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That same year, thanks to the remarkable progress in her career, she was selected as one of the WAMPAS Baby Stars of 1926, along with fellow newcomers Joan Crawford, Mary Astor, Janet Gaynor, Fay Wray and others.
In 1926, Crawford was named one of the WAMPAS Baby Stars, along with Mary Astor, Dolores del Río, Janet Gaynor, and Fay Wray, among others.

The Red Dance

Del Rio made her third film with Raoul Walsh, The Red Dance (1928).
The Red Dance (also known as The Red Dancer of Moscow) is a 1928 American film directed by Raoul Walsh and starring Dolores del Río and Charles Farrell that was inspired in the novel by Henry Leyford Gates.

Journey into Fear (1943 film)

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With the advent of sound, she acted in films that included Bird of Paradise (1932), Flying Down to Rio (1933), Madame Du Barry (1934) and Journey into Fear (1943).
Dolores del Río as Josette Martel

The Trail of '98

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When actress Renée Adorée began to show symptoms of tuberculosis, del Río was selected for the lead role of the MGM film The Trail of '98 (also 1928), directed by Clarence Brown.
Dolores del Río as Berna

No Other Woman (1928 film)

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Fox Film called her to star in the film No Other Woman (1928), directed by Lou Tellegen.
No Other Woman is a 1928 American silent drama film directed by Lou Tellegen and starring Dolores del Río.

Mary Astor

That same year, thanks to the remarkable progress in her career, she was selected as one of the WAMPAS Baby Stars of 1926, along with fellow newcomers Joan Crawford, Mary Astor, Janet Gaynor, Fay Wray and others. While continuing with his advertising campaign for del Rio, Carewe placed her with the third credit in the film High Steppers (1926), starring Mary Astor.
She was named one of the WAMPAS Baby Stars in 1926, along with Mary Brian, Dolores Costello, Joan Crawford, Dolores del Río, Janet Gaynor, and Fay Wray.

Janet Gaynor

That same year, thanks to the remarkable progress in her career, she was selected as one of the WAMPAS Baby Stars of 1926, along with fellow newcomers Joan Crawford, Mary Astor, Janet Gaynor, Fay Wray and others.
Later that year, Gaynor was selected as one of the WAMPAS Baby Stars (along with Joan Crawford, Dolores del Río, Mary Astor, and others),

Girl of the Rio

Her first film with the studio was Girl of the Rio (1931), directed by Herbert Brenon.
Girl of the Rio is a 1932 American Pre-Code RKO musical film starred Dolores del Río and Leo Carrillo.

Evangeline (1929 film)

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Her next project was Evangeline (1929) a new production of United Artists also directed by Carewe and inspired by the epic poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Evangeline is a 1929 American silent film directed by Edwin Carewe and starring Dolores Del Rio.

Ramona (song)

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The success of the film was helped by the same name musical theme, written by L. Wolfe Gilbert and recorded by del Río with RCA Victor.
Ramona was recorded in 1928 by Dolores del Río for the film.

The Bad One

Having finally broken off professionally from Carewe, del Río was prepared for the filming of her first talkie: The Bad One, directed by George Fitzmaurice.
The Bad One is a 1930 American Pre-Code black-and-white musical film directed by George Fitzmaurice, starring Dolores del Río and Edmund Lowe, and featuring Boris Karloff.