Escuela de rateros

Escuela de rateros ("School of Thieves") is a 1958 Mexican film. It was written by Luis Alcoriza, starring Pedro Infante in a dual role,[1] and Yolanda Varela. It was directed by Rogelio A. González. It was Infante's last film. It also raises awareness about violence against women.[2]

Escuela de rateros
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Directed byRogelio A. González
Produced byAntonio Matouk
Written byLuis Alcoriza
StarringPedro Infante, Yolanda Varela, Rosa Arenas
Music bySergio Guerrero
CinematographyAlex Phillips
Edited byRafael Ceballos
Release date
9 May 1958 (Mexico)
Running time
95 min
CountryMexico
LanguageSpanish

CastEdit

  • Pedro Infante as the butcher Víctor Valdés/Raúl Cuesta Hernández[3]
  • Yolanda Varela as Víctor's lover
  • Rosa Arenas as Rosaura Villarreal
  • Rosa Elena Durgel as Sgt. Martha Angulo
  • Bárbara Gil as Alicia
  • Eduardo Fajardo as Eduardo, jewellery robber
  • Eduardo Alcaraz as Toño
  • Raúl Ramírez as Pablo, lawyer and Alicia's brother
  • Luis Aragón as Lt. López
  • Luis Manuel Pelayo as Félix, the joker
  • José Jasso as Martínez
  • Arturo Soto Rangel as the banker
  • Fellove as the singer
  • Carlos Múzquiz as Commander
  • Roberto G. Rivera as the policeman
  • Armando Acosta as a party guest
  • Daniel Arroyo as a party guest
  • René Barrera as the detective
  • Lonka Becker as the host of the party
  • Carlos Bravo y Fernández as the majordomo
  • Rodolfo Calvo as Sr. de Villareal (uncredited)
  • Enrique Carrillo as the policeman
  • Alfonso Carti es the Cpt. policeman
  • Arturo Castro Bigotón as the arrested man
  • María Luisa Cortés as a party guest
  • Mario García Harapos as the bartender
  • Jesús Gómez as a party guest
  • Leonor Gómez as the woman at the market
  • Rubén Márquez as a party guest
  • Lina Regis as a party guest

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Zolov, Eric; Rubenstein, Anne; Joseph, Gilbert (2001). Fragments of a Golden Age: The Politics of Culture in Mexico Since 1940. Durham, NC, USA: Duke University Press. p. 215. ISBN 9780822327189.
  2. ^ "Proyectan la película Escuela de Rateros, de Pedro Infante". Debate. Mexico. February 26, 2018. Retrieved March 21, 2018.
  3. ^ Monsiváis 2012.

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