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Quintillá, Elvira 1928-

Overview
Works: 32 works in 94 publications in 1 language and 223 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Motion pictures  Dark comedy films  Christmas films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1995.9.F43, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elvira Quintillá
Plácido by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )

29 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The focus is on Placido, a truckdriver who has little money and so making regular payments on his truck can be difficult, so much so that he gets behind and is in danger of having his vehicle repossessed. Meanwhile, he gets involved in a local, annual charity drive that opens up his eyes to the problems and foibles of other impoverished people. After those experiences, Placido has a different attitude toward his monthly payments
Esa pareja feliz by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juan and Carmen have a humble Madrid marriage, in which she is occupied with housework, and he works as an electrician for a movie studio. They have a chance to improve their modest social conditions when they are chosen by a soap company to be "The Happy Couple" for 24 hours. With the illusionary triumph, they make arrangments for the happy day, but there is a small financial problem that Juan must fix beforehand -- without Carmen finding out
El verdugo by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amado is a professional executioner about to retire. José Luis, soon to marry his daughter, Carmen, must inherit his father-in-law's unpopular profession in order to keep the house where they are going to live. All goes well until the day the son-in-law faces his first execution. Amadeo assures José Luis that the condemned man will be pardoned at the last minute, so José and his family take a vacation in Mallorca. But the pardon doesn't come
La colmena by Suevia Films( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of vignettes set in 1942 Madrid examines the misery suffered by those on the losing side in the Spanish civil war, especially literary figures, who survive in misery under Franco while the victors emerge as a successful middle class engaged in illegal activities
Rodando-- ¡Bienvenido, Mister Marshall! by Víctor Matellano García( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bienvenido Mister Marshall( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inhabitants of tiny Villar del Rio hear that they have been selected for aid under the Marshall Plan. The promise of great wealth transforms the village overnight
Sólo para hombres by Fernando Fernán Gómez( Visual )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hacia finales del siglo XIX, con gran escándalo, una bella joven pasa a prestar servicios en un ministerio. La joven se revela muy pronto como infinitamente más eficiente que la mayoría del personal masculino del organismo estatal. El revuelo se generaliza, ¡una mujer haciendo el trabajo de un hombre! El hecho provoca infinidad de reacciones, desde envidias a admiración, de enfados a sorpresas, a nadie deja indiferente. Los cimientos de la sociedad machista comienzan a resquebrajarse bajo los pies de una linda dama
A la pálida luz de la luna( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julio se ha separado recientemente de su mujer. A partir de entonces conocerá toda una serie de pintorescos personajes de la picaresca madrileña
Plácido( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ronda española( )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Más de cien muchachas de los Coros y Danzas de la Sección Femenina embarcan en Cádiz en el "Monte Albertia" para recorrer América y llevar a los españoles allí residentes muestras del folclore español. Para una de ellas será la única ocasión de volver a ver a su hermano, exiliado en Panamá tras la Guerra Civil, e instarle a que vuelva a España
Un día perdido( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tres monjas descubren un cesto con un niño recién nacido. Intentarán localizar a sus padres con la ayuda de un taxista
El guardián del paraíso( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un sereno cuenta a una persona que encuentra en un café algunas de sus vivencias: la historia de un poeta al que da cobijo, la de una monja que, vestida sin hábitos, busca un medicamento en el estraperlo, y la de él mismo, cuando es testigo de un atraco y cuando se enamora
EL Abuelo tiene un plan by Pedro Lazaga( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Leandro Cano, abuelo de numerosos nietos, ha coincidido en la clínica del doctor Bolt con Elena, señorita ya entrada en años. El doctor hace todo lo posible para que ambos se traten y se conozcan, y puedan así superar su sentimiento de soledad
Eva 63( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of five women and their loves, their hopes, their differences, and their disasters. Charo dreams of a prince on a white horse coming to rescue her as in the movies. Elena, intellectual and sceptical, believes in nothing and lives for domestic literature. Eugenia has no real problems, but concerns herself with those of her niece. Soledad came to conquer Madrid with her singing. Mara lives in hope of love
Esa pareja feliz by Juan Antonio Bardem( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sólo para hombres by Fernando Fernán Gómez( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plácido by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plácido un film de Berlanga( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Juntos by Mireia Ross( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

La patrulla( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Cinco soldados de infantería se hacen una foto al lado de unas ruinas como recuerdo de la patrulla que formaron durante la Guerra Civil. Uno de ellos muere poco después y los otros se separan haciendo la promesa de que se volverían a reunir en el mismo lugar de la foto diez años después
 
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Alternative Names
ELVIRA QUINTILLA

Elvira Quintill i Ramos

Elvira Quintill Spanish actress

Quintill, Elvira

Quintill, Elvira 1928-

Quintill i Ramos, Elvira 1928-2013

Quintill Ramos, Elvira

Quintill Ramos, Elvira 1928-

Quintill Ramos, Elvira 1928-2013

Ramos, Elvira Quintill 1928-

Languages
Spanish (82)