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A boy that sells lottery tickets in the street, encounters with his lost father, separated since 12 years ago.

Director:

Raphael J. Sevilla

Writers:

Nina Wilcox Putnam (story), Raphael J. Sevilla (adaptation)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Silva ... Pedro
Esther Fernández ... Lupita
Rodolfo Acosta ... Marcos Aguirre Torres
Raphael Sevilla hijo Raphael Sevilla hijo ... Chiquilín (as Raphael J. Sevilla Jr.)
Arturo Martínez Arturo Martínez ... Agente Silvano Bravo
Antonio Díaz Antonio Díaz ... Crescencio
Gloria Iturbe Gloria Iturbe ... Rosita, la viuda Sánchez
Lupe Carriles ... Doña Chona (as Guadalupe Carriles)
Carmen Manzano Carmen Manzano ... La güerita
Lilian Plancarte Lilian Plancarte ... Luchi
Felipe de Flores Felipe de Flores ... Chente
Miguel Ángel Valdés Miguel Ángel Valdés
Hernán Vera Hernán Vera ... Cantinero
Jorge Casanova Jorge Casanova ... Don Agustín
Víctor Velázquez Víctor Velázquez ... Jefe de policía
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Storyline

Chiquilín sells lottery tickets in the street, to help his poor mother, Lupe, who has a small stall in a street market. Lupe's still in love of with Pedro, his lost husband and a carpenter, which she hasn't seen since twelve years ago. She tells the story about her wedding with Pedro in her native town, and how that day, Marcos harasses her, trying to gain the love of Lupe. But Lupe rejects his romantic proposals, and furious Marcos sets fire to Pedro's carpentry. Ruined Pedro decides to go to Mexico City, in order to gain some money for Lupe and a baby, Chiquilín, the son that Pedro had with another woman in the past. Despite Pedro promises to return, he never does, and Lupe adventures to go to look for him. Unfortunatelly, Pedro gets amnesia after having a fight with Marcos, who's living in the city as well. In the present time, Chiquilín's now 12-years-old and Lupe works in the market, selling groceries and birds. One day Chiquilín, who's in fact working for Marcos selling lottery ... Written by Alejandro Frias

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Genres:

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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

28 January 1953 (Mexico) See more »

Filming Locations:

Mexico

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Mono
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