Ramón Torrado

Ramón Torrado (born 5 April 1905-January 1990) was a Spanish film director and screenwriter. He directed 50 films between 1942 and 1978.

Ramón Torrado
Born(1905-04-05)5 April 1905
DiedJanuary 1990
OccupationFilm director, screenwriter
Years active1939–1978

Along his brother Adolfo Torrado, they worked in Suevia Films, and he directed Botón de ancla (1948), with a good success and was adapted many times, El famoso Carballeira, Polizón a bordo (1941), Mar abierto (1946) and Sabela de Cambados (1948).[1]

He met dancer Lola Flores and she appeared in Estrella de Sierra Morena (1952),[2] and María de la O (1959), which was adapted from the 1936 version by Francisco Elías Riquelme and Carmen Amaya, Julio Peña, Antonio Moreno and Pastora Imperio were the main characters.[3] He directed Mi canción es para ti (1965), starring Manolo Escobar, Ángel de Andrés, María Martín, Alejandra Nilo, María Isbert and Rafaela Aparicio.[4] He directed others musical films with Manolo Escobar such as Un beso en el puerto,[5] (1966) and El padre Manolo (1967).[6]

He directed Spaghetti Western films such as Cavalry Charge (1964).[7]

Selected filmographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bugallal, Isabel (24 October 2016). "El rey coruñés de la comedia". La Opinion A Coruña. Prensa Ibérica. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  2. ^ Cardona Mejía, Jaime Arturo (13 June 2017). Simbolización de la muerte en el arte de Lola Flores: Antropología Popular. Hipertexto. p. 25. ISBN 9789584806512.
  3. ^ Boquerini (14 May 2019). "El mundo gitano a través del cine español". El Correo (in Spanish). Vocento. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  4. ^ "Manolo Escobar interpreta 'Mi canción es para ti'". Diez Minutos (in Spanish). Hearst Magazines International. 28 May 2018. Retrieved 15 August 2019.
  5. ^ Cotter, Robert Michael “Bobb” (10 January 2014). Ingrid Pitt, Queen of Horror: The Complete Career. McFarland Publishing. p. 35. ISBN 9780786461899.
  6. ^ Bentley, Bernard P. E. (2008). A Companion to Spanish Cinema. Boydell & Brewer Ltd. p. 159. ISBN 9781855661769.
  7. ^ Weisser, Thomas (22 August 2005). Spaghetti Westerns--the Good, the Bad and the Violent: A Comprehensive, Illustrated Filmography of 558 Eurowesterns and Their Personnel, 1961-1977. McFarland Publishing. p. 53. ISBN 9780786424429.

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