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Figueroa, Gabriel

Overview
Works: 254 works in 549 publications in 6 languages and 6,200 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  History  Action and adventure films  War films  Western films  Detective and mystery films  Fantasy films  Religious films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Production personnel, Author, Actor, Illustrator, Other, Contributor, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Gabriel Figueroa
 
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Most widely held works by Gabriel Figueroa
El ángel exterminador by Luis Buuel( Visual )

4 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of wealthy dinner party guests are psychologically unable to leave the home of their hosts and panic sets in as they are trapped there for many days
Two mules for Sister Sara by Don Siegel( Visual )

6 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in English and Russian and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clint Eastwood is a hard-hitting high plains drifter who rides into town and single-handedly rescues a local nun (Shirley MacLaine) from a gang of attackers. After meeting a band of Mexican revolutionaries bent on resisting the French occupation of Mexico, the cowboy and Sister Sara decide to join forces with the freedom fighters and set off on a deadly mission to capture the enemy's garrison. But along the way, a steamy romance develops between them when the soft-spoken hero discovers the nun is not what she seems. Ending with a violent climax at the well-protected fort, this action-packed western classic cemented Eastwood's status as a true cinematic superstar!
Under the volcano by John Huston( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and German and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Withering from alcoholism, British consul Geoffrey Firmin stumbles through a small Mexican village amidst the Day of the Dead fiesta, attempting to reconnect with his estranged wife, but only further alienating himself
Simón del Desierto by Luis Buuel( Visual )

14 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in Spanish and German and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tells the story of an early Christian ascetic -- modeled on Saint Simon Stylites -- who has lived atop a pillar, surrounded by a barren landscape, for six years, six months, and six days to prove his devotion to God. But the Devil, in the figure of the beautiful Silvia Pinal, huddles below, trying to tempt him down. A skeptic's vision of religious conviction, Luis Buñuel's short and sweet satire is one of his most renowned works of surrealism." -- Container
Vamonos con Pancho Villa! = Let's go with Pancho Villa!( Visual )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in Spanish and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic of Mexican cinema follows the adventures of six young men who leave their rural homes to join Pancho Villa's army. Together the men endure hardship, tragedy, and disillusionment for the cause of the Mexican Revolution
El bolero de Raquel( Visual )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El bolero de Raquel: Cantinflas is working as a shoeshine man in Chapultepec Park. When his godson's father is killed in a construction accident, he tries to be a father to the boy. After many adventures, he winds up as a lifeguard at a luxury hotel
Clint Eastwood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two mules for Sister Sara: A hard-hitting drifter and an unusual nun set off on an action-packed adventure when they join a band of freedom fighters in their mission to capture a well-protected enemy garrison
María Candelaria by Emilio Fernndez( Visual )

13 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of a girl who is not accepted into society because of her mother's past."--External container
Nazarín by Luis Buuel( Visual )

14 editions published between 1958 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple priest tries to live by Christian precepts and becomes an outcast and an outlaw. Using a variation of the Don Quixote theme applied to religion and hypocrisy, this candid comedy presents the impossibility of spiritual purity in a corrupt world
El Gallo de oro The golden cockerel by Roberto Gavaldn( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 169 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
The young and the damned (Los olvidados) by Luis Buuel( Visual )

13 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The film focuses on Pedro, a young boy whose mother has no use for him, and who becomes involved with a malevolent gang of delinquents; and on Jaibo, an older, more hardened youth, who leads Pedro deeper into the world of crime. Despite Pedro's sincere attempts to reform, he moves inevitably toward tragedy."
Los Olvidados by Luis Buuel( Visual )

20 editions published between 1950 and 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Jaibo, un adolescente, escapa de la correccional y se reune en el barrio con sus amigos. Junto con Pedro y otro niño, trata de asaltar a Don Carmelo. Días después, el Jaibo mata en presencia de Pedro al muchacho que supuestamente tuvo la culpa de que lo enviaran a la correccional. A partir de este incidente, los destinos de Pedro y de el Jaibo estarán trágicamente unidos
La escondida( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 109 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
Macario by Roberto Gavaldn( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

About a man who can cure the sick, which turns out to be a curse as well as a blessing
El gendarme desconocido( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After accidentally capturing a gang of criminals, Cantinflas becomes a blundering hero who goes on to become a bungling police officer
The big cube( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A former actress and a widow to a wealthy tycoon who died in an accident off the coast of Mexico is targeted by her spoiled step-daughter for the inheritance
Kelly's heroes by Brian G Hutton( Visual )

9 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Normandia quattro commilitoni americani in licenza si spingono nel territorio occupato dai tedeschi e rubano dell'oro in partenza per la Germania: il loro comandante fraintende il gesto, incamera il malloppo e li nomina eroi. (Mereghetti)
El señor fotógrafo Mr. photographer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Concerns over governmental corruption find the bad guys routed in high comic fashion when they cross paths with the assignment of a trouble-prone photographer
Los tres mosqueteros The three musketeers( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cantinflas sneaks into a cabaret, dances with a beautiful actress and retrieves her necklace when it is stolen by thieves. She invites him to the studio where she is filming The three musketeers, and he is mistaken for an extra
Flor Silvestre by Emilio Fernndez( Visual )

9 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a landowner's son marries a laborer's granddaughter, his father disowns him and he joins the revolutionary element in Mexico. He later learns that a band of outlaws, opposed to the revolutionaries, has killed his father
 
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Alternative Names
Figueroa Flores, Gabriel 1907-1997

Figueroa Mateos, Gabriel

Figueroa Mateos, Gabriel 1907-1997

Figuroa, Gabriel 1907-1997

Flores, Gabriel Figueroa 1907-1997

Gabriel Figueroa

Gabriel Figueroa fotografo messicano

Gabriel Figueroa Mexican cinematographer (1907–1997)

Gabriel Figueroa mexikanischer Kameramann

Mateos, Gabriel Figueroa

Mateos, Gabriel Figueroa 1907-1997

Γκαμπριέλ Φιγκερόα

Фигероа, Габриэль

گابریل فیگوئرا

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