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Alex Phillips

  • Jan 11, 1900 - Jun 14, 1977 (age 77)
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1977
PersonalJune 1977

Alex Phillips

Alex Phillips passed away.
1975
Dead Aim
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MovieOct 16, 1975

Dead Aim

A traveling gravedigger during an (unspecified) war adopts a …
A traveling gravedigger during an (unspecified) war adopts a orphan he finds alone in the desert. After the war with the orphan grown and business slow, the orphan begins to generate ...
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1974
Best Cinematography
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Nomination1974

Best Cinematography

Nominated for "Dead Aim".
Ariel Award
1973
The Castle of Purity
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MovieMay 10, 1973

The Castle of Purity

The story of a disciplined and sexually driven man who …
The story of a disciplined and sexually driven man who keeps his family isolated in his home for years to protect them from the "evil nature" of human beings while inventing (with his wife) rat poison.
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Award1973

Golden Ariel

Won Golden Ariel.
Best Cinematography
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Nomination1973

Best Cinematography

Nominated for "The Castle of Purity".
Ariel Award
1971
El médico módico
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MovieAug 12, 1971

El médico módico

El médico módico ("The Moderate Doctor") is a 1971 Mexican …
El médico módico ("The Moderate Doctor") is a 1971 Mexican comedy film directed by Gilberto Martínez Solares and produced by Miguel Zacarías. It is the ninth film starring Gaspar Henaine alone as Capulina (without Marco Antonio Campos as Viruta). Karla, Eric del Castillo, and Óscar Ortiz de Pinedo are also featured.
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1968
Corazón salvaje
MovieAug 22, 1968

Corazón salvaje

Francisco Alcazar is a wealthy landowner, who owns sugar …
Francisco Alcazar is a wealthy landowner, who owns sugar cane fields. Francisco is married to Sofia, a severe and uncompassionate woman, with whom he has a son named Andres. Before his ...
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1967
Traitors of San Angel
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MovieOct 17, 1967

Traitors of San Angel

Traitors of San Angel …
Traitors of San Angel (Spanish:Los traidores de San Ángel) is a 1967 action film directed by Leopoldo Torre Nilsson and starring Ian Hendry, Lautaro Murúa and Graciela Borges. It was a co-production between Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Puerto Rico and United States.
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La soldadera
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MovieJun 22, 1967

La soldadera

La Soldadera (the female soldier), focuses upon Lázara a …
La Soldadera (the female soldier), focuses upon Lázara a simple country girl who is caught up in the Mexican Revolution. At the beginning of the film she is a newlywed whose husband, Juan, is forced to join the federal army during the Mexican Revolution. Lázara chooses to follow Juan, but unfortunately, he is soon killed in battle. One of the Villista soldiers (supporters of Pancho Villa), Nicolsá, takes Lzáara to be his woman and so she becomes part of their band. Lzáara has to walk alongside Nicolsá's horse whilst carrying his rifle and gun belt as they travel. One of the older "soldaderas" put the gun belt on Lzáara and shows her how to shoot. Although Lzáara does not fight she is present during moments of conflict and is involved in the looting of a town. But Lzáara wish for nothing more than a home.
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1965
Black Wind
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MovieDec 23, 1965

Black Wind

A man recently estranged from his wife is in charge of setting a …
A man recently estranged from his wife is in charge of setting a new rail line across the desert in difficult conditions. Things are further complicated when his 'sheltered' son arrives wanting to reconnect.
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1963
Of Love and Desire
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MovieSep 11, 1963

Of Love and Desire

American engineer Steve Corey comes to Mexico to work at …
American engineer Steve Corey comes to Mexico to work at one of the mining projects owned by Katherine Beckman and her half-brother Paul. He meets Katherine, and the man he is replacing, Bill Maxton, tells him that Katherine is his for the asking..."all you have to do is touch her---she goes off like fireworks. There were plenty of guys before me, and there'll be plenty after me." Steve finds Katherine as advertised but he falls in love with her. Once he sees that the romance is for real, brother Paul is more than a little displeased at this turn of events and brings back one of Katherine's earlier flames, Gus Cole, to tempt Katherine away from Steve. Half-siblings Katherine and Paul are carrying some baggage from the past it appears. Actually, it is more than appearances and Paul spells it right out before them.
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1962
Geronimo
MovieApr 27, 1962

Geronimo

Chuck Connors stars as the legendary Apache leader in …
Chuck Connors stars as the legendary Apache leader in this sweeping 1883 story that has the brave Geronimo steadfastly holding his ground against both U.S. and Mexican military forces.
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1961
Rumbo a Brasilia
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MovieOct 19, 1961

Rumbo a Brasilia

Rumbo a Brasilia is a 1961 adventure drama film written …
Rumbo a Brasilia is a 1961 adventure drama film written by Orlando Guy, Eduardo Llorente, Raymundo Magalhães Jr., Mauricio de la Serna and Josefina Vicens and directed by Mauricio de la Serna.
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1958
Los legionarios
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MovieAug 7, 1958

Los legionarios

Two legionnaires, disguised as odalisques in order to hide …
Two legionnaires, disguised as odalisques in order to hide their identity and escape from the Foreign Legion, are mistakenly sold as slaves to an Arab harem where they befriend the harem owner's favorite who plans their escape.
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Sierra Baron
MovieJul 1, 1958

Sierra Baron

Sierra Baron is a 1958 Western CinemaScope color film …
Sierra Baron is a 1958 Western CinemaScope color film directed by James B. Clark and starring Brian Keith, Rick Jason and Rita Gam, from the novel by Thomas W. Blackburn.
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Escuela de rateros
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MovieMay 9, 1958

Escuela de rateros

Victor (Pedro Infante), is blackmailed by an old …
Victor (Pedro Infante), is blackmailed by an old associate, Eduardo (Eduardo Fajardo), who is a jewel thief. Victor decides to denounce him to the police but gets murdered. Then the police uses Raul (also Pedro Infante), a naive bread delivery guy who happens to look exactly like Victor, to catch Eduardo. Finally Raul helps capture the jewel thief, receives the reward, and marries Victor's girlfriend.
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Best Cinematography
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Nomination1958

Best Cinematography

Nominated for "Tizoc".
Ariel Award
1957
Tizoc
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MovieOct 23, 1957

Tizoc

A white woman enters into a romance with a Mexican …
A white woman enters into a romance with a Mexican Indian. The racial barriers between the lovers prove to be insurmountable, resulting in tragedy.
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1956
Adam and Eve
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MovieNov 15, 1956

Adam and Eve

Adam and Eve are placed by God in Paradise, but because of …
Adam and Eve are placed by God in Paradise, but because of the world-famous boo-boo they committed, God cops an attitude and decides to teach them a lesson.
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Best Cinematography
Nomination1956

Best Cinematography

Nominated for "Robinson Crusoe".
Ariel Award
1955
The Littlest Outlaw
MovieDec 22, 1955

The Littlest Outlaw

Little Pablito is the ten year old son of a cruel horse trainer. The …
Little Pablito is the ten year old son of a cruel horse trainer. The trainer is responsible for training a Mexican General's horse to jump for the grand race. The trainer's methods cause the horse to become afraid of jumping and the general orders the animal's death. Pablito runs away with the horse, becoming a fugitive. He travels throughout Mexico encountering several fugitives and a priest who tries to help.
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María la Voz
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MovieApr 16, 1955

María la Voz

María la Voz is a 1955 drama film written by Julio Bracho and …
María la Voz is a 1955 drama film written by Julio Bracho and Jesús Cárdenas and directed by Julio Bracho.
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Best Cinematography
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Nomination1955

Best Cinematography

Nominated for "Untouched".
Ariel Award
Best Cinematography
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Award1955

Best Cinematography

Won award for "Untouched".
Ariel Award
1954
Untouched
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MovieDec 23, 1954

Untouched

With the purpose of using barbasco roots in the production of …
With the purpose of using barbasco roots in the production of cortisone, a pharmaceutical company sends a scientist to investigate the possibilities of exploitation in Veracruz, but the man...
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Los Fernández de Peralvillo
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MovieSep 15, 1954

Los Fernández de Peralvillo

Desperate for improving his …
Desperate for improving his quality of life, a young failed door-to-door salesman ends up accepting a dubious job from a mysterious old friend.
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Robinson Crusoe
MovieJun 1, 1954

Robinson Crusoe

Robinson Crusoe (Spanish: Aventuras de Robinson …
Robinson Crusoe (Spanish: Aventuras de Robinson Crusoe; also known as Adventures of Robinson Crusoe) is a 1954 Mexican film by director Luis Buñuel, based on the novel Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. Both English and Spanish versions were produced.
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Best Cinematography
Nomination1954

Best Cinematography

Nominated for "Rossana".
Ariel Award
1953
The Proud and the Beautiful
MovieNov 25, 1953

The Proud and the Beautiful

The first to die in an …
The first to die in an epidemic of meningitis in Vera Cruz is a French tourist. His wife Nellie, detached and indifferent, feels little grief and realizes that her coldness is her own doom. Over the next two days, she is attracted to George, a local drunk who does odd jobs for brothels and dances grotesquely for tourists in exchange for drinks. George has his own dark secret, a tragedy he caused that leaves him with a death wish. In assisting the local doctor to cope with the epidemic, these two emotional cripples enable each other to rediscover reasons to live and to love.
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Reportaje
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MovieNov 13, 1953

Reportaje

A press mogul (Ferriz) offers 10 thousand pesos to the …
A press mogul (Ferriz) offers 10 thousand pesos to the journalist who discover the best news on New Year's Eve. The inquiry begins and journalists look in parties, hospitals and other places where news may be waiting.
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Rossana
MovieApr 1, 1953

Rossana

Antonio dives for sponges which are sold by his sweetheart …
Antonio dives for sponges which are sold by his sweetheart Rossana. One day, the escaped prisoner José-Luis appears and is hid by his friend Antonio. Although José-Luis does not want to ...
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Nomination1953

Best Cinematography

Nominated for "Rostros olvidados".
Ariel Award
1952
Mexican Bus Ride
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MovieJun 26, 1952

Mexican Bus Ride

Ecstatic, a young country boy, Oliverio, can't wait to take his …
Ecstatic, a young country boy, Oliverio, can't wait to take his untouched and beautiful newly-wed bride to an offshore islet for their honeymoon. Instead, the unfortunate groom receives the terrible news that his mother is dying--and to further complicate things--he must take a long and dangerous bus trip to the city to contact a notary for his mother's last will and testament. Time is of the essence, and Oliverio's brothers are on pins and needles waiting to sort out the matter. Will Oliverio resist temptation and do the right thing?
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The Absentee
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MovieMay 7, 1952

The Absentee

A man suffers great pain for the death of his wife in an …
A man suffers great pain for the death of his wife in an automobile accident and decides to investigate the surroundings of the accident that he thinks are mysterious
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Best Cinematography
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Nomination1952

Best Cinematography

Nominated for "Deseada".
Ariel Award
Best Cinematography
Nomination1952

Best Cinematography

Nominated for "En la palma de tu mano".
Ariel Award
Best Cinematography
Award1952

Best Cinematography

Won award for "En la palma de tu mano".
Ariel Award
1951
En la palma de tu mano
MovieJun 21, 1951

En la palma de tu mano

Jaime Karin is an astrologer, …
Jaime Karin is an astrologer, fortune teller and a scam artist, who uses his wife who works in an elegant beauty salon, to find out information on future wealthy clients, through her he learns that a millionaire Vittorio Romano died shortly after learning of his wife's infidelity. Karin befriends the woman and learns that she and her lover murdered her husband, now the woman claims to love the astrologer and wants him to help her get rid of her lover.
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Deseada
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MovieApr 5, 1951

Deseada

Deseada, a woman living in the modern city of Chichen Itza, …
Deseada, a woman living in the modern city of Chichen Itza, tries to assuage her sister's dread of her betrothal to a Spaniard she doesn't really know. However, when he arrives in the city, he and Deseada fall in love before he has a chance to meet his bride-to-be.
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1950
Mi querido capitán
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MovieDec 7, 1950

Mi querido capitán

Mi querido capitán ("My Dear Captain") is a 1950 Mexican …
Mi querido capitán ("My Dear Captain") is a 1950 Mexican film. It stars Sara García.
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Aventurera
MovieOct 18, 1950

Aventurera

Left alone after her mother runs off with another man and her …
Left alone after her mother runs off with another man and her father kills himself, Elena attempts to make a new life for herself in a new city. Believing he's a friend, Elena goes to ...
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The Devil Is a Woman
MovieJan 28, 1950

The Devil Is a Woman

Angela "Doña Diabla" is a beautiful and rude woman who after …
Angela "Doña Diabla" is a beautiful and rude woman who after her divorce swore to hate men. He also forbids the romance of his daughter Angelica with a ruffian named Adrian.
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1949
Nomination1949

Best Cinematography

Nominated for "Que Dios me perdone".
Ariel Award
1948
Flor de caña
MovieNov 10, 1948

Flor de caña

Flor de caña ("Sugarcane Flower") is a 1948 Mexican film. It …
Flor de caña ("Sugarcane Flower") is a 1948 Mexican film. It was written by Luis Alcoriza.
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1947
Best Cinematography
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Nomination1947

Best Cinematography

Nominated for "La otra".
Ariel Award
1946
María Magdalena, pecadora de Magdala
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MovieOct 10, 1946

María Magdalena, pecadora de Magdala

María Magdalena, pecadora de Magdala released.
Dizziness
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MovieFeb 14, 1946

Dizziness

The conflict unfolds when Mercedes and Arturo, the …
The conflict unfolds when Mercedes and Arturo, the fiancée of his daughter Gabriela, begins to emerge a deep and dangerous attraction.
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Best Cinematography
Nomination1946

Best Cinematography

Nominated for "El monje blanco".
Ariel Award
1945
La otra
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MovieNov 20, 1945

La otra

Dolores Del Rio plays a dual role as identical twins - one good …
Dolores Del Rio plays a dual role as identical twins - one good and one bad.
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El monje blanco
MovieOct 6, 1945

El monje blanco

The White Monk (Spanish:El monje blanco) is a 1945 Mexican …
The White Monk (Spanish:El monje blanco) is a 1945 Mexican historical drama film directed by Julio Bracho and starring María Félix, Tomás Perrín and Julio Villarreal. The film's sets were designed by the art director Jorge Fernandez.
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Tuya en cuerpo y alma
MovieJun 1, 1945

Tuya en cuerpo y alma

Tuya en cuerpo y alma …
Tuya en cuerpo y alma ("Yours in Body and Soul") is a 1944 Mexican film. It stars Sara García.
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Twilight
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MovieApr 13, 1945

Twilight

A brilliant surgeon is dazed and feels he can no longer …
A brilliant surgeon is dazed and feels he can no longer operate. Told in flashback, we find his troubles began with a woman.
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1944
Nana
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MovieJun 2, 1944

Nana

Based in the Émile Zola novel of the same name, which …
Based in the Émile Zola novel of the same name, which details the life of Nana, a French prostitute of the 19th century.
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1938
La Zandunga
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MovieMar 17, 1938

La Zandunga

Lupe (Velez) is in love with the sailor Juancho (De Cordova) …
Lupe (Velez) is in love with the sailor Juancho (De Cordova) but is also courted by Ramón (Falcon) and old Don Atanasio (Icardo). Juancho leaves town but promises to return. Time goes by ...
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1936
Marihuana (El monstruo verde)
MovieJun 4, 1936

Marihuana (El monstruo verde)

Marihuana (El monstruo …
Marihuana (El monstruo verde) ("Marijuana (The Green Monster)") is a 1936 Mexican film. It stars Sara García.
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1935
The Dressel Family
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MovieJul 31, 1935

The Dressel Family

Friedric Dressel (Soler) gets married to mexican radio …
Friedric Dressel (Soler) gets married to mexican radio singer Magdalena (Frank) against his mother's desire: Frau Dressel (Arriaga) wanted his son to marry a German girl. Soon after the ...
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Álex Phillips Jr.
Child1935

Álex Phillips Jr.

Álex Phillips Jr. was born on January 11, 1935 in Mexico, …
Álex Phillips Jr. was born on January 11, 1935 in Mexico, Distrito Federal, Mexico as Alex Phillips Bolaños. He is known for his work on Total Recall (1990), Zapata (1970) and King Solomon's Mines (1985). He died on February 12, 2007 in Mexico City, Mexico.
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1934
The Call of the Blood
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MovieMay 10, 1934

The Call of the Blood

The Call of the Blood …
The Call of the Blood (Spanish: "La sangre manda") is a 1934 Mexican film. It stars Sara García.
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The Woman of the Port
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MovieFeb 14, 1934

The Woman of the Port

Rosario (Palma) becomes a …
Rosario (Palma) becomes a prostitute after losing her father and discovering her boyfriend had a liaison with another woman. In Veracruz, Rosario lives above a sordid cabaret "selling her ...
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1933
Alicia Bolaños
Marriage1933

Alicia Bolaños

Alicia Bolaños is an actress, known for El prisionero 13 (1933).
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1932
Santa
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MovieMar 30, 1932

Santa

Santa (Tovar) is a beautiful and very humble young girl living …
Santa (Tovar) is a beautiful and very humble young girl living in Chimalistac, a small and quiet spot south of the 1930's Mexico City. After Santa is cheated by arrogant soldier Marcelino (Reed), she's rejected by her family and friends and expelled of Chimalistac. Santa finds shelter in a whorehouse and becomes a cinic and bitter woman, mistreated by bullfighter "Jarameno" (Martinez Casado) and silently loved by blind pianist Hipolito (Orellana).
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1927
Meet the Folks
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MovieJul 10, 1927

Meet the Folks

A male fusspot (Jimmie Adams) and attractive maiden (Gayle …
A male fusspot (Jimmie Adams) and attractive maiden (Gayle Lloyd) meet on the "Mountain Dew Express" train, each headed to visit relatives in the Tennessee hills. Upon arriving, however, they quickly discover they're on opposite sides of a Hatfields-and-McCoys-style feud between hillbilly clans. Can romance survive moonshine-fueled rural warfare? Adams carved out a moderately successful career in two-reel comedy shorts for various studios through the later silent era, relying more on his singing talent with the arrival of sound. Alas, not for long, as he died of a heart attack in 1933. - Dennis Harvey
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1926
Up in Mabel's Room
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MovieJun 20, 1926

Up in Mabel's Room

Mabel catches her husband buying lingerie, and he won't explain …
Mabel catches her husband buying lingerie, and he won't explain who it's for. She divorces him, but later learns he was buying her an anniversary gift. She becomes determined to win him back.
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1922
Choose Your Weapons
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MovieNov 5, 1922

Choose Your Weapons

Returning from war something less than a hero ("he saved a …
Returning from war something less than a hero ("he saved a second lieutenant from fainting"), our humble protagonist Bobby Vernon nonetheless gets sucked into some very farcical post-combat politics involving Mittle-European royalty, Teutonic ruffians, forced marriage, much sword-fighting and mass ivy-climbing. Not to mention brief cross-dressing "gay" humor. This two-reeler spoof featuring the petit five-foot-two-inch former vaudevillian Vernon doubtless used costumes and sets from more expensive actual Ruritanian romances of the day.
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1900
Birth1900

Alex Phillips

Alex Phillips was born.
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