Friday, February 2, 2007

El Bombero Atómico

The Dallas Latino Cultural Center’s successful “Cine en el Centro” series focuses on Mexican cinema during the month of February. Films are shown at 2 p.m. Saturdays at the LCC Oak Farms Dairy Performance Hall and are free to the public. All films are in Spanish.

Saturday, Feb. 3, 2007: “El Bombero Atómico” (1952). Featuring the legendary comedian Mario Moreno “Cantinflas.” Internet Movie Database says “Cantinflas is a clumsy fireman, who one day receives the visit of his little goddaughter, whose mother recently died in the jungle. After having worked in a few fires, Cantinflas decides to quit and become a policeman, because it is less dangerous. Everything goes well until gangsters kidnap the girl, for her inheritance.”
This black-and-white film has no English subtitles and was directed by Miguel M. Delgado.
Dallas Latino Cultural Center, 2600 Live Oak St., Dallas, 214.671.0051

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