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Gavaldón, Roberto 1909-1986

Overview
Works: 88 works in 270 publications in 2 languages and 1,933 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  War films  Historical films  Musical films  Comedy films  Melodrama  Romance films  Crime films 
Roles: Director, Adapter, Author, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Actor, Conductor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Roberto Gavaldón
Macario by Roberto Gavaldón( Visual )

34 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

20 editions published between 1964 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 304 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 )

19 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 142 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 )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 112 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 )

11 editions published between 1947 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 94 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
Flor de mayo( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 86 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
Rosa blanca( Visual )

3 editions published in 1987 in Spanish and held by 74 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
Cuando tejen las arañas( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in Spanish 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
La noche avanza( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 35 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 34 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
Don Quijote cabalga de nuevo( Visual )

18 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nuestro gran amigo Don Quijote y su Caballo Rocinante llevan siempre consigo a Cantinflas como acompañante, por que ahora nuestro gran personaje hará de Sancho Panza y lo veremos en nuevas aventuras de las que nunca se cansa
Han matado a Tongolele( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"La bailarina Tongolele va a casarse con un periodista, lo cual molesta mucho al empresario del club, que cree que va a perder a su estrella. El mago Cheng ama a Tongolele y al saber que se va a casar lo atacan los celos y planea asesinarla, pero se equivoca y mata a una de las coristas. Al llegar la policía a investigar, se culpa al empresario pero al seguir la investigación encuentran una de las uñas del mago, aclarándose todo."--Publisher's website
El rebozo de soledad( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 27 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
La otra( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in Spanish and English and held by 27 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
Doña Macabra( Visual )

8 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
En la palma de tu mano( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karin and his partner Clara work together in a scheme of foretelling futures to swindle women out of their fortunes
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
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
La rosa blanca by Roberto Gavaldón( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in Spanish and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Cuando tejen las arañas
Alternative Names
Gavaldón Leyva, Roberto 1909-1986

Roberto Gavaldón Film director

Roberto Gavaldón filmregisseur uit Mexico (1909-1986)

Roberto Gavaldón regista e sceneggiatore messicano

Роберто Гавальдон

Languages
Spanish (176)

English (3)

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