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Diestro, Alfredo del

Overview
Works: 17 works in 23 publications in 1 language and 67 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Melodrama 
Roles: Performer
Classifications: PN1997.A1, 791.4375
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Most widely held works by Alfredo del Diestro
The revolution trilogy 3 films ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A trilogy of dramas set during the Mexican Revolution. The 1st film tells the story of a son who pays for his father's faults and a desperate mother who tries to save her son. The 2nd examines the corrupted ideals of the Revolution by way of an opportunistic landowner who must choose between remaining loyal to a general in Zapata's army--and facing financial ruin--or saving his own skin. The 3rd follows the adventures of six young men who leave their rural homes to join Pancho Villa's army, enduring hardship, loss, and disillusionment over the Revolution in the process
La trilogía de la revolución de Fernando de Fuentes ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El prisionero 13 tells the story of a Mexican colonel whose corruption leads him to unwittingly order and then try to prevent the execution of his own son. El compadre Mendoza concerns a landowner who attempts to remain neutral in the revolution but eventually has to take a side. Vámonos con Pancho Villa! is the story of a group of idealistic peasants who join the revolution, but battles and disease reduce their number to just one individual who is ordered to leave the army and go home
El prisionero #13 by Fernando de Fuentes ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set during the Mexican war of independence, this tragedy involves a colonel who, through a series of events, inadvertently orders the execution of his son
Prisoner 13 (Prisionero 13) ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Adios mi chaparrita ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chavalo is a proud and protective young rancher in love with Chavela. The two plan to marry, but Chavalo must first make some money. After traveling a long distance with a herd, he sells his horse for a ring and begins to walk back. On the way, he joins a group of laborers seeking work, only to find they would be forced to work and whipped by cruel bosses. While Chavalo is gone, Chavela is subject to the flirtation of a callous young man seeking her hand in marriage. She interprets Chavalo's long absence as an indication of his lack of interest in her
Prisioner 13 El prisionero 13 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dos fascinantes historias se entrelazan en el prisionero 13, un hijo paga los errores de su padre, y su madre desesperada a toda costa trata de salvar la vida de su hijo. El destino y la corrupcion le juegan una broma a Carrasco cuando acepta un soborno para liberar a un revolucionario y arrestar aotro en su lugar. Sin saberlo termina arrestando a su propio hijo
Ni sangre ni arena ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Manolete," a famous bullfighter, is confused with "Cantinflas, " who greatly resembles him
Silencio sublime ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A group of middle-aged, married men run a hi-jacking ring to maintain their drinking and womanizing habits until they are discoverd by the police. One of the men who is sent to jail leaves behind his wife and daughter without any money. His wife vows to forget her shameful past and build a new prosperous life for her daughter and herself without her husband's involvment
Madre a la fuerza ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Cristina and her uncle Gustavo return to Mexico after Cristina has studied in the U.S. Years earlier, Gustavo broke the heart of Carmen, his one-time fiancee. Carmen's nephew, Arturo, returns to her house after traveling. When Cristina collides with a tree in the car given her by her uncle, Arturo helps her out; in return Gustavo invites him for dinner. Gustavo hints that he is still in love with Carmen
Oro y Plata ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A successful Mexican businessman sends his lazy, playboy son, Ruban, to oversee a mining operation in northern Mexico. While in the mining community, the son becomes involved with Maruca, the daughter of a highly respected man of the community. After promising marry her, Ruben leaves town, disgracing Maruca and her father
El rapido de las 9:15 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The lives of a number of people--newlyweds, businessmen and others--intersect when they board the 9:15 express train along with a group of criminals who are fleeing on the same train
Alarma ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Two firemen are killed after saving a mother and her two children from a burning building. Another fireman, Ricardo, is left injured and his girlfriend, the daughter of a millionaire, visits him in the hospital. She doesn't tell her father that Ricardo is her boyfriend because her father wants her to marry one of his associates
El compadre Medoza ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Lieutenant Rosalio Mendoza saves his own skin by conveniently switching to both sides of the Mexican Revolution - Zapata's army and the government forces - demonstrating how easily beliefs can be turned away in exchange for a few favors. A classic tale of betrayal and treason, El compadre Mendoza is part of Fernando de Fuentes' trilogy of the revolution along with El prisionero trec (1933) and Vamanos con Pancho Villa (1935)."--Container label
La casa del ogro ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A diverse group of people live in a middle-class apartment house. They affect each others' lives in ways they don't even realize
Padre de mas de cuatro ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Juan León, a worker on El Rancho Grando, returns home from a cockfight after his rooster lost. Mara̕ Lupe, the daughter of the hacienda patrón, and her aunt, Doña Gertrudis, return from a trip to the U.S. and Europe. Juan León is excited to see her and makes a great effort to make himself presentable--an unusual event--but when María Lupe appears, she doesn't even notice him. Later, he must accompany her on a horse ride and she asks him if he likes any women; he replies that he loves only his mother
Nada más que una mujer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1934 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Del Diestro, Alfredo
Languages
Spanish (23)