The Photographer (1953 film)

The Photographer or Mr. Photographer (Spanish: El señor fotógrafo) is a 1953 Mexican comedy thriller film directed by Miguel M. Delgado and starring Cantinflas, Rosita Arenas and Ángel Garasa.[2]

The Photographer
Directed byMiguel M. Delgado
Written byJaime Salvador (adaptation and dialogue)
Miguel M. Delgado (technical screenplay)
Story byGustavo Pacheco M.
StarringCantinflas
Rosita Arenas
Ángel Garasa
Music byRaúl Lavista
CinematographyGabriel Figueroa
Edited byJorge Busto
Production
company
Posa Films
Distributed byColumbia Pictures[1]
Release date
  • 2 September 1953 (1953-09-02) (Mexico)
Running time
100 minutes
CountryMexico
LanguageSpanish

The film's art direction was by Gunther Gerszo.

PlotEdit

An apprentice of photography (Cantinflas) is accidentally involved in an international complot when he ends up being left in charge of a chemical engineer (Ángel Garasa) who went insane after he invents a bomb and an attempt is made against his life.

CastEdit

ReceptionEdit

The film set an opening day record in Mexico grossing $5,810 at the Cine Roble.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Cantinflas Film's Record". Variety. September 16, 1953. p. 10. Retrieved September 30, 2019 – via Archive.org.
  2. ^ Dennison & Shaw, p. 120.

BibliographyEdit

  • Shaw, Lisa & Dennison, Stephanie. Popular Cinema in Brazil. Manchester University Press, 2004.

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