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Gavaldón, Roberto 1909-1986

Overview
Works: 94 works in 233 publications in 2 languages and 1,906 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Melodrama  Musical films 
Roles: Director, Adapter, Author of screenplay, Performer, Scenarist, Conductor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Roberto Gavaldón
Macario by Roberto Gavaldón ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A surrealistic portrayal of poverty, hunger, and death in a 16th century Mexican village. Macario, a humble woodcutter who cannot afford to feed his family, makes a deal with Death to escape his poverty
El Gallo de oro The golden cockerel ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 302 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 by Roberto Gavaldón ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1956 and 2006 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 141 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
Camelia ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A story of desperate love between a bullfighter, Rafael, and the stage actress, Camelia. She is beautiful 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 by Roberto Gavaldón ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La generala (col.): A woman landowner falls in love with a revolutionary, who is brutally murdered by the federals. To avenge his death, she joins the revolutionaries towards a path of volence and destruction
Rosa blanca ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1987 in Spanish and held by 85 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
Flor de mayo ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 79 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
Cuando tejen las arañas ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 51 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
La noche avanza ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 40 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 37 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
Han matado a Tongolele ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Tongolele, the famous exotic dancer, is planning to marry a newspaperman, much to the chagrin of the club's owner, who thinks he will lose his performing star. Cheng the magician is in love with Tongolele and in a jealous rage means to kill her, but by mistake he kills one of the chorus girls. The police at first blame the owner of the club, but further investigation lead them to the real killer."--Publisher's website
Doña Macabra ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 26 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
El siete de copas ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Valerio, a young orphan, wins a raffle with the Seven of Cups. Grown-up, he's now a card player, going from town to town, always keeping the Seven of Cups as his lucky card. He loses for the first time to Mauro, a young man who wants to race his mare against Valerio's horses. Things get complicated when they both fall in love with the same woman
La otra ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 24 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
En la palma de tu mano ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Karin and his partner Clara work together in a scheme of foretelling futures to swindle women out of their fortunes
El rebozo de soledad ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 23 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 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Romance of the Mexican Revolution
Dona Macabra El amor no es pecado ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 20 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
En la palma de tu mano La sospechosa ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 20 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
La rosa blanca by Roberto Gavaldón ( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in Spanish and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Gavaldón Leyva, Roberto 1909-1986
Languages
Spanish (132)
English (1)
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