Paloma Fair

Paloma Fair (Spanish:La verbena de la Paloma) is a 1935 Spanish musical film directed by Benito Perojo and starring Miguel Ligero, Roberto Rey and Raquel Rodrigo.[1] It is an adaptation of the 1894 Zarzuela La verbena de la Paloma and it is part of the tradition of Operetta films which was at its height during the 1930s. The film was made by Spain's largest studio of the era CIFESA, and was one of the most popular films made during the Second Spanish Republic.

Paloma Fair
Directed byBenito Perojo
Written byRicardo de la Vega
Pedro de Repide
Benito Perojo
StarringMiguel Ligero
Roberto Rey
Raquel Rodrigo
Sélica Pérez Carpio
Music byTomás Bretón (original music)
CinematographyFred Mandl
Edited byHenri Taverna
Production
company
Distributed byCIFESA
Release date
23 December 1935
Running time
78 minutes
CountrySpain
LanguageSpanish

CastEdit

  • Miguel Ligero as Don Hilarión
  • Roberto Rey as Julián
  • Raquel Rodrigo as Susana
  • Sélica Pérez Carpio as Señá Rita
  • Dolores Cortés as Tía Antonia
  • Charito Leonís as Casta
  • Rafael Calvo as El tabernero
  • Enrique Salvador as Don Sebastián
  • Carmen Guerra as La bailadora
  • Isabel de Miguel as Cantadora
  • Guillermo Linhoff as El novio
  • Luis Llaneza as El inspector
  • Alicia Palacios as La novia

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ D'Lugo p.106

BibliographyEdit

  • D'Lugo, Marvin. Guide to the Cinema of Spain. Greenwood Publishing, 1997.

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