Mauricio Magdaleno

Mauricio Magdaleno Cardona (13 May 1906 – 30 June 1986), better known as Mauricio Magdaleno, was a Mexican screenwriter and occasional director of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema. He was nominated for six Ariel Awards and won for his second nomination for Río Escondido in 1949. Magdaleno was also a well-known journalist, writer, and politician.[1]

Mauricio Magdaleno
Magdaleno (right) and Fulgencio Batista in 1956
Mauricio Magdaleno Cardona

(1906-05-13)13 May 1906
Tabasco, Zacatecas, Mexico
Died30 June 1986(1986-06-30) (aged 80)
Mexico City, Mexico
EducationNational Autonomous University of Mexico
  • Screenwriter
  • director
  • Journalist
  • Writer
  • Politician

Selected filmographyEdit


  1. ^ "Mauricio Magdaleno". Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes (in Spanish). Retrieved 19 August 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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