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Cantinflas and the Chaos of Mexican Modernity

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Cantinflas and the Chaos of Mexican Modernity is a revealing probe into the life and times of Mario Moreno, Latin America's most famous film star from the 1940s to the 1970s. This book helps to illuminate the social and cultural history of twentieth-century Mexico. Cantinflas (Moreno's film persona) was the most popular movie star in Mexican history. A fast-talking, nonsensical character, he helped Mexicans embrace their rich mestizo identity and cope with the difficulties of modernization. For thirty years he served as a ...

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Cantinflas and the Chaos of Mexican Modernity
2000, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780842027717

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Cantinflas and the Chaos of Mexican Modernity
2000, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780842027694

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