Golden Age of Mexican cinema

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The Golden Age of Mexican cinema (in Spanish Época de Oro del Cine Mexicano) is a period in the history of the Cinema of Mexico between 1933 and 1964 when the Mexican film industry reached high levels of production, quality and economic success of its films, besides having gained recognition internationally.wikipedia
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The Golden Age of Mexican cinema (in Spanish Época de Oro del Cine Mexicano) is a period in the history of the Cinema of Mexico between 1933 and 1964 when the Mexican film industry reached high levels of production, quality and economic success of its films, besides having gained recognition internationally.
During the Golden Age of Mexican cinema, Mexico all but dominated the Latin American film industry.

Pedro Infante

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Among the actors who attained the status of idols in the Mexican cinema, arguably Pedro Infante stands out the most.
Hailed as one of the greatest actors of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema, he is considered an idol among Latin American people.

Emilio Fernández

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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.
He was one of the most prolific film directors of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema in the 1940s and 1950s.

Dolores del Río

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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.
She was also considered one of the more important female figures of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema in the 1940s and 1950s.

Arcady Boytler

Since the beginning of talkies in Mexico, some films (like Santa (1931), directed by Antonio Moreno and The Woman of the Port (1934), directed by Arcady Boytler, were a huge blockbuster that showed that Mexico had the equipment and talent needed to sustain a strong film industry.
Arcady Sergeevich Boytler Rososky (August 31, 1895 – November 24, 1965) was a producer, screenwriter, and director most renowned for his films during the golden age of Mexican cinema.

Katy Jurado

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Katy Jurado became an important and sought-after actress in the Hollywood films (primarily in the Western film ), achieving recognition as the Golden Globe (1952) and a nomination for Academy Award of the American Film Academy (1954).
From the 1940s through the early 1960s, the era called the Golden Age of Mexican cinema, Jurado played villainous "femme fatale" characters in Mexican films.

Silvia Pinal

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Meanwhile, Silvia Pinal achieved recognition in the field of "art cinema", especially thanks to her collaborations with the filmmaker Luis Buñuel.
Pinal reached popularity during the so-called Golden Age of Mexican cinema.

Cantinflas

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Mario Moreno, Cantinflas, was a comedian and mime, who emerged from the popular theater.
As a pioneer of the cinema of Mexico, Moreno helped usher in its golden era.

Sara García

Sara García, called "Mexico's Grandmother", deserves special mention.
Sara García (8 September 1895 – 21 November 1980) was a Mexican actress who made her biggest mark during the "Golden Age of Mexican cinema".

Elsa Aguirre

The dazzling Elsa Aguirre was one of the most important "femme fatales" of the Mexican film industry.
Elsa Irma Aguirre Juárez (born 25 September 1929/1930) is a Mexican actress of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema.

Rita Macedo

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Among the dazzling beauties that flooded the Mexican screens were also Esther Fernández, Rosario Granados, Rosita Quintana, Rita Macedo, Emilia Guiú, Alma Rosa Aguirre or Lilia Prado, among many others.
Rita Macedo (April 21, 1925 – December 5, 1993) was a Mexican actress who performed during the Golden Age of Mexican cinema.

Gloria Marín

Another important actress was Gloria Marín, who enjoyed a large following in the early 1940s thanks in part to her famous pairing with Jorge Negrete in a series of romantic movies.
She was considered one of the most celebrated female stars of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema.

María Elena Marqués

María Elena Marqués was another important actress with a strong personality.
María Elena Marqués Rangel (14 December 1926 – 11 November 2008) was a Mexican actress and singer who was a star during the Golden Age of Mexican cinema in the 1940s and 1950s.

Carmen Montejo

Among the best actresses who shone in this period was Carmen Montejo, an actress with an impeccable presence in film, theater and television.
Carmen Montejo (born María Teresa Sánchez González; May 26, 1925 – February 25, 2013) was a Cuban-born Mexican actress of telenovelas, stage and the Golden age of the cinema of Mexico.

Prudencia Grifell

Meanwhile, Prudencia Grifell, a veteran revue star in the 1920s, was immortalized (with Sara García) in Granny roles in the films.
Prudencia Grifell (December 27, 1879 – June 7, 1970), born Prudencia Grifell Masipon, was a prolific actress of the Golden Era of the Cinema of Mexico.

Wild Flower (1943 film)

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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.
The film is considered like the film that defined the so-called Golden Age of Mexican cinema.

Emilia Guiú

Among the dazzling beauties that flooded the Mexican screens were also Esther Fernández, Rosario Granados, Rosita Quintana, Rita Macedo, Emilia Guiú, Alma Rosa Aguirre or Lilia Prado, among many others.
Emilia Guiú (March 21, 1922 – February 7, 2004) was a Spanish-Mexican actress who appeared mainly in Mexican films, particularly in the 1940s and 1950s in the Golden Age of Mexican cinema.

Lilia Prado

Among the dazzling beauties that flooded the Mexican screens were also Esther Fernández, Rosario Granados, Rosita Quintana, Rita Macedo, Emilia Guiú, Alma Rosa Aguirre or Lilia Prado, among many others.
Noted for her beauty and on-screen sensuality, she was a famous star and sex symbol of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema.

Alma Rosa Aguirre

Among the dazzling beauties that flooded the Mexican screens were also Esther Fernández, Rosario Granados, Rosita Quintana, Rita Macedo, Emilia Guiú, Alma Rosa Aguirre or Lilia Prado, among many others.
Alma Rosa Aguirre (born 19 February 1929) is a Mexican actress, one of the stars of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema.

Rosita Quintana

Among the dazzling beauties that flooded the Mexican screens were also Esther Fernández, Rosario Granados, Rosita Quintana, Rita Macedo, Emilia Guiú, Alma Rosa Aguirre or Lilia Prado, among many others.
She was one of the top leading ladies of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema.

Libertad Lamarque

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The most important were the Spanish Sara Montiel, who achieved international renown after making a name for herself in Mexican cinema during the first half of the 1950s, and Argentinean Libertad Lamarque, who after leaving her country in 1947 after an award-winning career in Argentine cinema, settled in Mexico, where she made most of her films and practically remained active for the rest of her life.
Libertad Lamarque ; (November 24, 1908 in Rosario – December 12, 2000 in Mexico City) was an Argentine actress and singer, one of the icons of the Golden Age of Argentine and Mexican cinema.

Allá en el Rancho Grande

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One of the first blockbusters was the film Allá en el Rancho Grande by Fernando de Fuentes, which became the first classic of Mexican cinema; this film is referred to as the initiator of the "Mexican film industry".
The film is considered to be the one that started the Golden Age of Mexican cinema.

Esther Fernández

Among the dazzling beauties that flooded the Mexican screens were also Esther Fernández, Rosario Granados, Rosita Quintana, Rita Macedo, Emilia Guiú, Alma Rosa Aguirre or Lilia Prado, among many others.
She was one of the first female major stars of the "Golden Age of Mexican cinema" in the 1930s and 1940s.

René Cardona

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From Cuba there were René Cardona, Rita Montaner or Rosita Fornes, while Irasema Dilián was imported from Italian Cinema.
René Cardona (October 8, 1905 in Havana, Cuba – April 25, 1988, in Mexico City) was a director, actor, producer, screenwriter, script writer and film editor in the Golden Age of Mexican cinema.

Latin America

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The Mexican film industry became the center of commercial films in Latin America.
Mexican cinema started out in the silent era from 1896 to 1929 and flourished in the Golden Era of the 1940s.