Friday, May 22, 2015

El Rey de Mexico (1955) - (Adalberto Martinez) Mexican rerelease one-sheet

El Rey De Mexico (1955) - (Resortes) Mexican rerelease one-sheet

Pictured is a 27" x 37" Mexican rerelease one-sheet designed by Ernesto Garcia Cabral to promote the 1955 Rafael Baledon film El Rey De Mexico based on a story by Isaac Diaz Araiza, adapted by Luis Alcoriza and starring Adalberto Martinez as Pablo Rojas. Plot summary: A radio station offers Pablo Rojas, a homeless man, an opportunity to become a millionaire for a day. For one day Pablo is given new clothes, the companionship of beautiful women, a chauffeur-driven automobile and a fancy apartment. He is introduced to the crowd at a bullfight, attends an opera and a horserace and receives front-page newspaper coverage as the King of Mexico. At the end of his day of luxury Pablo returns to his home at a shelter and tells his friends they are not missing anything not being millionaires since the only difference in their lives is that the millionaires have ulcers.

Cast and crew: Rafael Baledon, Silvia Derbez, Resortes, Luis Alcoriza, Ernesto Garcia Cabral, Isaac Diaz Araiza, Adalberto Martinez, Elda Peralta, Jose Galvez, Rafael Banqells, Nicolas Rodriguez, Oscar Ortiz de Pinedo, Antonio Bravo, Conchita Gentil Arcos, Enedina Diaz de Leon, Omar Jasso, Guillermo Cramer, Jorge Mondragon, Julio Sotelo, Jose Pardave



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