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¡Acción!


During the 1960s there was an increasing interest in creating films in Puerto Rico. Numerous films were coproduced with Mexican companies. However, most of these joint ventures were actually Mexican films with Mexican actors, Mexican directors, and Mexican cinematic formulas … Continue reading

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West Side Story


As citizens of the United States, Puerto Ricans have free access to the American labor market. The upper mobility of white workers to better paid jobs during the post war world-economic expansion created a labor shortage at the botom end, which … Continue reading

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Cuidado con Rita


Cuidado con Rita (Don’t mess with Rita) Energetic Puerto Rican singer, dancer and actress Rita Moreno (West Side Story)sings Fever, accompanied by Floyd and Animal. Animal gets hilariously out-of-control playing the drums wildly while Rita sings Fever. Rita has some harsh words … Continue reading

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