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The Magnificent Beast (1953)

La bestia magnifica (Lucha libre) (original title)
Two very good friends (Crox Alvarado and Wolf Ruvinskis) become wrestlers to leave poverty behind, but the arrival of an ambitious woman (Miroslava Stern) will tragically change their destinies.

Director:

Chano Urueta

Writers:

Neftali Beltrán (story), Chano Urueta (adaptation)
2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Miroslava ... Meche
Crox Alvarado ... David González
Wolf Ruvinskis ... Carlos
José Elías Moreno ... 'Maravilla' López
Irma Dorantes ... Teresita
Miguel Manzano ... Benjamín Aguilar
Beatriz Saavedra Beatriz Saavedra ... Carmen
José Luis Rojas José Luis Rojas ... Luis Flores (as Luis Rojas)
Ismael Pérez Ismael Pérez ... Niño (as Poncianito)
Odette Olivier Odette Olivier
Jesús Valero Jesús Valero ... Doctor
Manuel Trejo Morales Manuel Trejo Morales ... Don Sergio (as Trejo Morales)
Ángel Merino Ángel Merino ... Doctor
Enrique Llanes Enrique Llanes ... Luchador
Rito Romero Rito Romero ... Luchador
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Storyline

Two very good friends (Crox Alvarado and Wolf Ruvinskis) become wrestlers to leave poverty behind, but the arrival of an ambitious woman (Miroslava Stern) will tragically change their destinies.

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Genres:

Action | Crime | Drama

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Details

Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

22 May 1953 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

Alle Griffe sind erlaubt See more »

Filming Locations:

Mexico

Company Credits

Production Co:

Producciones Hidalgo See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Director Chano Urueta was so enthusiastic about the project that he filmed three fights in their entirety, and the final cut came to 128 minutes, which was very unusual in the Mexican film industry. See more »

Soundtracks

Que Divino
Music by Consuelo Velázquez
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