Saturday, October 04, 2008

More Mexican Cinema Highlights with Pedro Infante and Carmen Sevilla

1953 was a very good year; ... from Gitana tenías que ser*

*You Had to be a Gypsy or Gyspsy, yes, in the end, that's what you'd had to have been--a telling title that jives with something that was in the air in Hollywood in the fifties, something having to do with "gypsies." Orson Welles's pet name for Rita Cansino, aka Rita Hayworth was "gypsy"--when he was mad at her, at any rate.

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