En La Palma de Tu Mano

En la Palma de Tu Mano (In the Palm of Your Hand) is a 1951 Mexican crime drama film directed by Roberto Gavaldón. The film received eleven nominations and won eight Ariel Awards in 1952, including Best Picture and Best Director.[1]

En la Palma de Tu Mano
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Mexican theatrical release poster
Directed byRoberto Gavaldón
Produced by
Screenplay by
Music byRaúl Lavista
CinematographyAlex Phillips
Edited byCharles L. Kimball
Mier and Brooks Productions
Release date
June 21, 1951
Running time
113 minutes

It was shot at the Churubusco Studios in Mexico City. The film's sets were designed by the art director Francisco Marco Chillet.

Main castEdit


Ariel AwardsEdit

The Ariel Awards are awarded annually by the Mexican Academy of Film Arts and Sciences in Mexico. En la Palma de Tu Mano received eight awards out of eleven nominations.[1]

Year Nominee / work Award Result
1952 Producciones Mier y Brooks Best Picture Won
Roberto Gavaldón Best Director Won
Arturo de Córdova Best Actor Won
Tana Lynn Best Actress in a Minor Role Nominated
Luis Spota Best Original Story Won
José Revueltas, Roberto Gavaldón Best Adapted Screenplay Nominated
Alex Phillips Best Cinematography Won
Charles L. Kimball Best Editing Won
Raúl Lavista Best Score Nominated
Rodolfo Benítez Best Sound Won
Francisco Marco Chillet Best Set Design Won

External linksEdit


  1. ^ a b "VII 1952 — Ganadores y nominados" (in Spanish). Asociación Mexicana de Artes y Ciencias Cinematográficas. 1952. Retrieved May 24, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)