Allá en el Rancho Grande

Allá en el Rancho Grande (English: Out on the Great Ranch) is a 1936 Mexican romantic drama film directed by Fernando de Fuentes and starring Tito Guízar and Esther Fernández. The film is considered to be the one that started the Golden Age of Mexican cinema.

Allá en el Rancho Grande
Directed byFernando de Fuentes
Screenplay byAntonio Guzmán Aguilera (as Guz Aguila)
Fernando de Fuentes
Story byAntonio Guzmán Aguilera
Luz Guzmán de Arellano
StarringTito Guízar
Esther Fernández
René Cardona
Music byLorenzo Barcelata
CinematographyGabriel Figueroa
Edited byFernando de Fuentes
Lombardo Films
Distributed byUnited Artists
Release date
  • 6 October 1936 (1936-10-06) (Mexico)
Running time
95 minutes


The owner and the general manager of a ranch (Rancho Grande), two good friends, fall in love with the same girl at the same time. The owner tries to 'buy' the girl without knowing she is in love with the manager.




In 1949, it was remade by the same director and shot in colour with new principals.


  1. ^ George Batista Da Silva (6 November 2008). Catálogo Da Mǘsica Country. Clube de Autores. pp. 18–. PKEY:90137029.

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