Corazón salvaje (1966 TV series)
Corazón salvaje (English: Wild Heart) is a Mexican telenovela produced and broadcast by Telesistema Mexicano (now Televisa) in 1966. It is the second of five screen adaptations of the novel of the same name by Caridad Bravo Adams. This telenovela starred singer Julissa while the 1977 production starred singer Angélica María who had previously had the role of Mónica in the 1968 film version. Actor Ernesto Alonso produced both telenovela versions. The role of Juan del Diablo went to Enrique Lizalde who, with Julissa, had previously starred in another Bravo Adams’ story, La mentira.
|Written by||Caridad Bravo Adams|
|Directed by||Ernesto Alonso|
|Music by||Luis Demetrio|
|Opening theme||Corazón Salvaje (Julissa)|
|Country of origin||Mexico|
|No. of episodes||62|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Production company||Telesistema Mexicano|
|Original network||Canal 2|
This was the first starring role of Enrique Álvarez Félix, son of actress María Félix, in the role of the antagonist Renato Duchamp, the legitimate half-brother of Juan del Diablo. It was also the second time Jacqueline Andere (in the role of Aimée, Monica's sister) co-starred with Enrique Lizalde, both being stage actors.