WorldCat Identities

Gavaldón, Roberto 1909-1986

Overview
Works: 116 works in 273 publications in 2 languages and 1,930 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  War films  Comedy films  Musical films  Melodrama  Crime films  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Director, Adapter, Author of screenplay, Author, fmd, Scenarist, Producer, Performer, Conductor, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Roberto Gavaldón
Macario by Roberto Gavaldón( Visual )

31 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A surrealistic, allegorical portrayal of poverty, hunger, and death in a 16th-century Mexican village
El Gallo de oro = The golden cockerel by Roberto Gavaldón( Visual )

17 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A poor man forgets his roots in the fame, wealth and romance of the cock-fighting arena. His luck runs out and he is returned to his origins
La escondida( Visual )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Mexico of 1909 a peasant girl rises to fame and riches as a noted courtesan. She retains loyalty to her roots and her love for a zapatista brings about her downfall
Rosa blanca( Visual )

3 editions published in 1987 in Spanish and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the plight of a peasant who refuses to sell his land to the powerful oil companies which have taken over the region
Camelia( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of desperate love between a bullfighter, Rafael, and the stage actress, Camelia. She is beatuiful and seductive, but her past has left her heart cold. When she meets the passionate and handsome Rafael, she learns to trust love once more. Yet even their great love is unable to fight against the destiny that controls them until the final curtain falls
La diosa arrodillada( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La diosa arrodillada (b & w): Raquel is looking for a way out of her love affair with Antonio, a married aristocrat
Cuando tejen las arañas( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman is caught up in a lifetime of deceit. The death of her father and the secret that doesn't die with him combines with the coldness of her rich mother and the evil lies of her friends to cause her to become everything she hates. No subtitles
Flor de mayo( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Es la historia de tres personas unidas por un pasado obscuro, lleno de engaños que los lleva a las puertas de la violencia
Camelia( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La historia del amor desesperado entre un torero y una actriz de teatro. Ella, bella y seductora, tiene un pasado que le impide amar. Al conocer al apasionado Rafael, confía nuevamente en el amor--sin embargo ni aún este gran amor logra vencer al destino--un destino que los controla hasta la última función
La diosa arrodillada( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

María Félix beautifies your home once again as she interprets the great hits of Agustín Lara. Arturo de Córdova is the unhappy husband in love with another woman. Enjoy the emotions and passion of the two of the greatest romantic stars
La noche avanza( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marcos is an arrogan jai-alai player who prefers his rich girlfriend Sara over Rebeca, whom he has gotten pregnant. Marcos tries to convince Rebeca to have an abortion and she almost commits suicide, but her brother saves her
La Vida inutil de Pito Perez( Visual )

4 editions published in 1986 in Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pito Perez es un soñador cuyos sueños de riqueza y poder nunca se cristalizan. No obstante, brindando su ayuda a los demás y recibiendo el desprecio y mal trato de la gente
La otra( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman meets her double and finds its her long lost sister who has married a wealthy man. She murders her sister and tries to take her place but cannot succeed at the deception
Flor de mayo( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Es la historia de tres personas unidas por un pasado obscuro, lleno de engaños que los lleva a las puertas de la violencia
El rebozo de soledad( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alberto Robles, a young doctor, confronts the difficult decision of giving in to a life of comfort and luxury, or tending to those who need him, the residents of Santa Cruz, a [rural] community oppressed by the cruelty of a local leader--Translation of container description
Cielito lindo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Mexican Revolutionary hero Felipe Vélez. Bearing a debt of gratitude to fellow fighter José Orozco for once saving him from execution, Vélez faces complications upon discovering that he and his friend love the same woman. Romantic rivalry intensifies their fervor for the national cause
Doña Macabra( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Al caer la noche, el terror comienza a rondar la mansión de Doña Macabra. Lucila, sobrina de Doña Macabra, y Otón Quiñónez su esposo piden posada a su tía, fingiendo que pasan por un mal momento. Aprovechando el reguardo que les brindan, entre sufrimiento, golpes, coraje y berrinches, se dedicarán afanosamente en dar con la fortuna que los volverá ricos; sin imaginar las maldades que se avecinan por parte de su tía y de su vieja amiga Demetria
En la palma de tu mano( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karin and his partner Clara work together in a scheme of foretelling futures to swindle women out of their fortunes
En la palma de tu mano ; La sospechosa( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En la palma de tu mano: Karin is a con man who swindles women with his supposed ability to read the future. La Sospechosa: When Regina comes back from a European getaway, she is shocked to find her mother has vanished
Dona Macabra ; El amor no es pecado( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dona Macabra (1972): When a couple decide to infiltrate the home of their crazy neighbors to expose their witchy ways, the neighbors put on a show that leads to surprises, hilarity, and even buried treasure. El Amor No es Pecado (1965): A woman's tragedy guides her to help others in their time of need
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Cuando tejen las arañas
Alternative Names
Gavaldón Leyva, Roberto 1909-1986

Roberto Gavaldón Film director

Roberto Gavaldón filmregisseur uit Mexico (1909-1986)

Roberto Gavaldón mexikói rendező, forgatókönyvíró, 1909-86

Roberto Gavaldón regista e sceneggiatore messicano

Роберто Гавальдон

Languages
Spanish (132)

English (4)

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