Film, Video Verbena Tragica
About this Item
- Verbena Tragica
- Contributor Names
- Soler, Fernando
- Torena, Juan
- Alcaniz, Luana De
- Lamont, Charles
- Columbia Pictures
- Cantabria Films
- Created / Published
- Subject Headings
- - Fiction films
- - Melodramas (Motion pictures)
- Fiction films
- Melodramas (Motion pictures)
- - Credits: Cast: Fernando Soler, Luana Alcaniz, Juan Torena, Pilar Arcos, Cecilia Callejo.
- - Summary: On the eve of Columbus Day festivities in New York, the boxer Mateo Vargas (Fernando Soler) is released early from a jail term he served after he struck a police officer. He returns home for a surprise reunion with his family, but his wife Blanca (Luana Alcaniz) faints. Mateo learns from her doctor that she is pregnant. Mateo is shocked, and knows that he cannot be the father. His trainer wants him to return to the boxing ring, but Mateo is too preoccupied with Blanca's infidelity. While he was in jail, Blanca had been seeing Claudio (Juan Torena), the fiancé of Mateo's sister Lola (Cecilia Callejo). When Lola tells her suspicions to her mother, she slaps Lola. Vargas confronts Blanca about her pregnancy, but she refuses to name the father. Mateo becomes obsessed with finding his wife's lover.
- Film, Video
- Call Number/Physical Location
- Mavis identifier: 8355
- Source Collection
- AFI/Columbia Pictures Collection (Library Of Congress)
- Motion Picture, Broadcasting And Recorded Sound Division
- Online Format
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Chicago citation style:
Soler, Fernando, Juan Torena, Luana De Alcaniz, Charles Lamont, Columbia Pictures, and Cantabria Films. Verbena Tragica. 1939. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/mbrs00008355/.
APA citation style:
Soler, F., Torena, J., Alcaniz, L. D., Lamont, C., Columbia Pictures & Cantabria Films. (1939) Verbena Tragica. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/mbrs00008355/.
MLA citation style:
Soler, Fernando, et al. Verbena Tragica. 1939. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mbrs00008355/>.
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