Magnificent Beast (1953) - (Miroslava) Egyptian one-sheet
This is a 27" x 39" Egyptian poster designed by Abdou Mohamed and Wahib Fahmy for the 1953 Chano Ureta film The Magnificent Beast AKA La Bestia Magnifica AKA Lucha Libre based on a story by Neftali Beltran, adaptation by Chano Ureta and starring Miroslava as Meche. This Mexican film was the first of what is called the Luchadores genre. Plot summary: Two good friends become fighters so they can get out of poverty, but their destiny changes when an ambitious woman comes into their lives.
Cast and crew: Chano Urueta, Netfali Beltran, Miroslava, Crox Alvarado, Wolf Ruvinskis, Jose Elias Moreno, Irma Dorantes, Miguel Manzano, Beatriz Saavedra, Jose Luis Rojas, Ismael Perez, Odette Olivier, Jesus Valero, Manuel Trejo Morales, Angel Merino, Enrique Llanes, Rito Romero