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Dolores Del Río: Beauty in Light and Shade

Linda B. Hall

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784078
eISBN:
9780804786218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784078.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Dolores del Río's enormously successful career in Hollywood, in Mexico, and internationally illuminates issues of race, ethnicity, and gender through the lenses of beauty and celebrity. She and her ... More


Revamping Dracula on the Mexican Silver Screen: El vampiro

Carmen Serrano

in Vampires and Zombies: Transcultural Migrations and Transnational Interpretations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804747
eISBN:
9781496804785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804747.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores Mexican vampire movies of the 1950s and follows the vampire’s journey from the Americas to Europe and back in order to analyze the ways in which the monster is articulated in ... More


Mexico: Introduction

Dolores Tierney

in New Transnationalisms in Contemporary Latin American Cinemas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748645732
eISBN:
9781474445238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645732.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This introductory section acts as a platform for the director-centred film analyses of chapters 1, 2 and 3. As well as looking at Iñárritu, Cuarón and del Toro’s ongoing connections to Mexico’s ... More


Diva

in Dolores Del Río: Beauty in Light and Shade

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804784078
eISBN:
9780804786218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784078.003.0011
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes Dolores' personal and professional life in the 1950s. As available roles for women became less suitable Dolores had to find a way to continue her acting. The Mexican film ... More


Tu Peor Es Nada: Gender, Courtship, and Marriage

Miroslava Chávez-García

in Migrant Longing: Letter Writing across the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469641034
eISBN:
9781469641058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469641034.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 2 situates the historical lens to south of the border—to Calvillo, Aguascalientes, specifically—to probe how and why María Concepción “Conchita” Alvarado, the author’s mother, a vibrant, ... More


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