Cinema: Mexican Movies

In Mexico City's El Patio nightclub last fortnight, the Oles! rang loud; the band played the bullfighters' cheer song—Diana; even Chucho Solorzano, reigning matador of the season, rose to pay his respects to the honored guest. The hullabaloo was not for Henry Wallace, visiting U. S. ambassador of good will, but dark-eyed, pale-faced Hollywood Starlet Linda Darnell. Linda, cooing contentedly in a seat between Mexican Movie Favorite Fernando Soler and portly Singer Alfonso

Ortiz Tirado, was the centre of attention at a long table containing top Mexican stars, movie executives, tycoons, socialites. The adolescent Mexican movie industry had put on one of...

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