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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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Mapy Cortés


Puerto Rican singer and actress Mapy Cortés was considered a success in the Mexican cinema industry during the 1940s. She returned to Puerto Rico in the 1950s to collaborate in new projects, propelling the national cinema and television. Video 1. … Continue reading

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Popi (film 1969)


US, 1950’s: The Cuban Revolution had raised fears concerning the cold war which was now 90 miles off US southern shore. Following Fidel Castro’s rise to power, it became the policy of the United States to discredit the Cuban government … Continue reading

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