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Cine Mas San Francisco Latino Film Festival

Doña Diabla – Lady Devil

Doña Diabla

Directed by Tito Davison

International, Narrative / Mexico / 1950 / Drama / 95 mins / Spanish with English subtitles / Black & White / BD

Lady Devil/ Doña Diabla

San Francisco Library Main Branch
09/25/2017 12:00 PM

Description

Golden Age of Mexican Cinema screen legend Maria Felix plays Angela, a woman who suffers the blow of a messy divorce while pregnant. Determined to take revenge on the men, a woman kills her lover to save the life of her daughter.


Director's Bio

Born in Chillán, Chile in 1912, Davison worked in Hollywood as a comic actor in Spanish-language films for MGM (Así es la vida (1930) and La fuerza del querer (1930)) before MGM suspended production. He made his directorial debut in Argentina in 1937. He subsequently worked in Mexico and Spain, directing comedies such as El baño de Afrodita (1949) and sentimental dramas such as May God Forgive Me (1948), Un cuerpo de mujer (1949), Negro es mi color (1951) and Cape Horn (1956).
– IMDb Mini Biography By: <gskinner@stanford.edu>


Credits

Screenplay Writers: Tito Davison, Edmundo Báez
Playwright: Luis Fernández Ardavín
Cast: María Félix, Víctor Junco, Crox Alvarado
Cinematographer: Alex Phillips

Dates & Times

Lady Devil/ Doña Diabla

San Francisco Library Main Branch
09/25/2017 12:00 PM