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Figueroa, Gabriel

Overview
Works: 229 works in 631 publications in 6 languages and 6,793 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  History  Action and adventure films  War films  Western films  Religious films  Surrealist films  Humor 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Production personnel, Actor, Author, Printer, Illustrator, Other, Videographer , Contributor, Artist, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Gabriel Figueroa
Two mules for Sister Sara by Don Siegel( Visual )

9 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in English and Russian and held by 661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A plains drifter cowboy single-handedly rescues a local nun from a gang of attackers. After meeting a band of Mexican revolutionaries, who are 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 the soft spoken hero discovers that the nun is not what she seems
Simón del desierto by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

35 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satire in which Simon has stood on top of a pillar in the Mexican desert for six years, six weeks, and six days while the Devil tries to tempt him in a variety of ways. Loosely based on the life of the 15th century Saint Simeon Stylites
Vamonos con Pancho Villa! = Let's go with Pancho Villa! by Fernando de Fuentes( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in Spanish and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A semi-historical picture covering incidents in the Mexican civil war. Six ranchers, nicknamed the lions of San Pablo, join Villa in order to avenge the murder of Francisco Madero and overthrow the reactionary forces
Clint Eastwood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

High plains drifter: When "The Stranger" rides into the sin-ridden town of Lago, bullets fly as he battles three ruthless gunmen in a pulse-pounding shoot-'em-up
El bolero de Raquel( Visual )

16 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tras la muerte de su mejor amigo, Cantinflas tiene que hacerse cargo de Chavita (Paquito fernández), el hijo del difunto. Deseoso de progresar y tener dinero para mantener al niño, se pondrá a buscar trabajo como un loco, probando diversos empleos (albañil, socorrista en la playa de Acapulco, limpiabotas...). Se propone, sobre todo, satisfacer el mayor deseo de Chavita: tener una pelota, como los demás niños. Pero el destino le tiene reservada más de una sorpresa. (FILMAFFINITY)
María Candelaria by Emilio Fernández( Visual )

14 editions published between 1946 and 2008 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1909, Maria is an outcast in her small Mexican village because of her late mother's immoral behavior. Shunned and outcast, forbidden to earn a living, she lives a solitary life. Her only friends are the town priest and a peasant whom she loves and wants to marry. Their poverty and misery are exploited by the local farm lord and a well-to-do city artist who sees in her face the perfect woman whom he wishes to paint. This leads everyone into tragedy
Nazarín by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

18 editions published between 1958 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple priest tries to live by Christian precepts, but is treated with withering contempt by all those he encounters
La escondida( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Mexican peasant girl rises to fame and social prominence as a courtesan, before losing everything after falling in love with a Zapatista rebel
El señor fotógrafo = Mr. photographer( Visual )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cantinflas, fotógrafo ambulante, es capturado por unos gángsters cuando trataba de coger unas flores de su novia, Consuelo. Los gángsters le han confundido con el ayudante del doctor Penongo, científico que ha descubierto la fórmula de una nueva bomba atómica. Mientras tanto, Penongo ha sufrido un accidente de automóvil y ha perdido la memoria... (FILMAFFINITY)
El gendarme desconocido( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Una banda de ladrones tiene en jaque a la ciudad y más aun a la policía, cuyo jefe apremia a su cuerpo para que los capturen en 48 horas. Mientras, miembros de la banda se reúnen en un café regentado por una viuda y su hija cuyo pretendiente, el Chato, mantiene una riña con los ladrones acabando todos en comisaría. Desde ese momento, el Chato será miembro del cuerpo de policía para misiones especiales. (FILMAFFINITY)
Macario by Roberto Gavaldón( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A surrealistic, allegorical portrayal of poverty, hunger, and death in a 16th-century Mexican village. On the Day of the Dead a starving woodcutter shares his food with Death, who rewards him with a healing potion that makes him wealthy but also brings the attention of the government and the church
The big cube( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 78 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 65 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)
Los hermanos muerte ; Pedro Pármano( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pedro Páramo: After his mother's death Juan Preciado travels to the ghost town of Comala where he learns the truth about his father
Los tres mosqueteros = The three musketeers( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 59 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
Under the volcano by John Huston( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette :La veille du 1er novembre 1938, la nuit s est abattue sur Cuernavaca et l animation est déjà vive dans les rues où l on prépare le Jour des morts. Geoffrey Firmin, ex-consul britannique, erre parmi la foule, ivre mort, pour oublier le départ de sa femme Yvonne. Imbibé de mezcal et rongé par le passé, il est devenu une figure tragique notoire. Mais, au petit matin, Yvonne réapparaît sans crier gare
Los olvidados = The young and the damned by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

4 editions published between 1950 and 2004 in Spanish and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pedro is a member of a gang of juvenile delinquents in Mexico City. His association with them changes his morals and ethics. His friendship with Ojitos, an abandoned orphan, and his future hopes, reach a climax when the gangs leader, Jaibo, kills an informer in front of Pedro
Conversaciones con Gabriel Figueroa by Gabriel Figueroa( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gabriel Figueroa : centenario by Gabriel Figueroa( Book )

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

Under the Mexican sky : Gabriel Figueroa, art and film by Gabriel Figueroa( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Featuring color images and stills, Under the Mexican Sky provides a comprehensive view of the enduring Mexican iconography that Figueroa crafted throughout his career as a cinematographer, working on more than 200 films and collaborating with some of the world's leading directors of the time, such as John Ford, John Houston, Emilio Fernández and Luis Buñuel
 
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Alternative Names
Figueroa Flores, Gabriel 1907-1997

Figueroa, Gabriel Mateos, 1907-1997

Figueroa Mateos, Gabriel

Figueroa Mateos, Gabriel 1907-1997

Figuroa, Gabriel 1907-1997

Flores, Gabriel Figueroa 1907-1997

Gabriel Figueroa

Gabriel Figueroa fotograaf uit Mexico (1907-1997)

Gabriel Figueroa fotografo messicano

Gabriel Figueroa Mateos

Gabriel Figueroa Mexican cinematographer

Gabriel Figueroa mexikanischer Kameramann

Gabriel Figueroa photographe mexicain et directeur de la photographie pour le cinéma

Mateos, Gabriel Figueroa

Mateos, Gabriel Figueroa 1907-1997

Γκαμπριέλ Φιγκερόα

Фигероа, Габриэль

گابریل فیگوئرا

ガブリエル・フィゲロア

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