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Quintillá, Elvira 1928-

Overview
Works: 44 works in 130 publications in 2 languages and 313 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Dark comedy films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Christmas films  Motion pictures  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elvira Quintillá
Plácido by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )

39 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a small Spanish town, a group of old ladies decide to celebrate Christmas Eve with a "Sit a poor man at your table" dinner: each wealthy household of the town will have a homeless person dining with them that night. The celebration also includes a parade, and in it we find Plácido, the humble owner of a three-wheeler, whose family is forced to live in a public lavatory because of the lack of money to pay the rent, and who has to pay the second bill of his vehicle before midnight or else he will lose it"--IMDb
El verdugo = Executioner by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 60 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
Esa pareja feliz by Juan Antonio Bardem( Visual )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 39 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
La colmena by Mario Camus( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the novel by Camilo Jose Cela, this story revolves around the patrons of the cafe 'La Delicia'. In 1942 Madrid, both victors and vanquished frequent the cafe, and through series of vignettes of their lives and the intersections between them, the plight of the 'average' Spanish citizen is revealed as the daily misery of struggling against post-war poverty, hunger, pessimism, cold, and fear. For the losing side--especially artists, poets, and writers--there is suffering and deprivation under Franco, while the victors emerge as a successful middle class engaged in illegal activities
Bienvenido Mister Marshall by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )

9 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Villar del Río es un pequeño pueblo tranquilo, pobre y olvidado, en el que nunca pasa nada que le saque de la rutina. Sólo la llegada de la cantante folclórica Carmen Vargas y de su apoderado y representante Manolo han dado una nota de novedad a la vida aburrida del pueblo. Esa misma mañana se presenta de pronto un delegado gubernativo, el cual anuncia que va a llegar de un momento a otro una comisión del Plan Marshall -autoridades americanas que facilitan ayuda económica al país-. El alcalde del pueblo, un hombre bonachón y un poco duro de oído, al recibir la noticia, decide disfrazar a toda la población al más puro estilo andaluz, para sorprender a sus visitantes y de esta forma recibir mayor cantidad de dinero
Rodando-- ¡Bienvenido, Mister Marshall! by Víctor Matellano García( Book )

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

Plácido( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En una pequeña ciudad de provincias, unas señoras, bajo el lema "Siente a un pobre a su mesa", deciden, durante las fiestas navideñas, llevar a un necesitado a cenar a casa de familias pudientes. Mientras, Plácido, bien conocido por todos y cuyo único medio de vida es su carromato, se las ve y se las desea para afrontar el vencimiento de su letra
El abuelo tiene un plan by Pedro Lazaga( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 6 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
Sólo para hombres by Fernando Fernán Gómez( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 5 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 )

1 edition published in 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 by Luis García Berlanga( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Placido by Luis García Berlanga( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

Ronda española( )

1 edition published in 1989 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
La Hermana Alegría( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En Sevilla existe una institución donde se recoge y se ayuda a las jóvenes descarriadas. Muchas mujeres intentan olvidar su pasado y prepararse para un futuro mejor. Al frente de ellas está la Hermana Consolación, una monja graciosa con unos métodos pedagógicos particulares. Soledad ingresa en la institución. Al poco tiempo le confiesa a la Hermana Consolación que espera un hijo, diciéndole el nombre del padre. Fernando, que es así como se llama, es un señorito andaluz, atractivo y gracioso, con fama de conquistador. La Hermana Consolación lo recuerda muy bien, pero está dispuesta a salvar a Soledad
El guardián del paraíso( Visual )

2 editions published in 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
A la pálida luz de la luna( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in Spanish and held by 2 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
Esa pareja feliz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Juan y Carmen son un humilde matrimonio madrileño. Sus sueños de bienestar se hacen realidad cuando ganan un concurso patrocinado por una marca de jabón. Se trata de la elección de "la pareja feliz": durante 24 horas la pareja seleccionada recibe toda clase de invitaciones y obsequios. Pero, precisamente el mismo día, Juan debe resolver dos serios problemas que Carmen desconoce
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
 
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Elvira Quintillá

Elvira Quintillà i Ramos

Elvira Quintillá Spaans actrice (1928-2013)

Elvira Quintillá Spanish actress

Quintillá, Elvira

Quintillá, Elvira 1928-

Quintillà i Ramos, Elvira 1928-2013

Quintillá Ramos, Elvira

Quintillá Ramos, Elvira 1928-

Quintillà Ramos, Elvira 1928-2013

Ramos, Elvira Quintillá 1928-

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