Que viva Mexico! (1931) by Eisenstein, produced in Mexico, left a strong mark on Mexican filmmakers with its graphic and refined description of the Indian landscape and beauty, its development of local folklore and its social and political analysis. We can clearly see his influence in Main dans la main (Mano a mano, 1932), produced by the Russian immigrant Arcady Boytler. In 123movies you can find the best collection of such movies.
The heroine of Ouragan and María Candelaria , Dolores del Rio, already in 1943 had an important Hollywood career behind her, playing Latin, Indian, Polynesian and Brazilian styles. She animates with her sensual and sophisticated silhouette both the Mexican films of Roberto Gavaldón ( Double destin – la Otra, 1946) by Alejandro Galindo ( Doña perfecta , 1950) and Ismael Rodriguez (la Cucaracha, 1956) as well as those of John Ford comme Dieu est mort (1947) and Les Cheyennes (1966).
The handsome mustachioed Pedro Armendáriz is the most important Mexican star, frequently working with Fernández and collaborating with John Ford for God is dead (The Fugitive, 1947), the Son of the Desert (Three Godfathers, 1948) and the Massacre of Fort Apache ( Fort Apache, 1947).
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We must also mention Katy Jurado (Nosotros los pobres, 1947, by Ismael Rodriguez) who will then have a career in Hollywood in roles of Mexican or Indian, before returning to Mexico to play in the films of the Chilean Miguel Littin like the Resort of the