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El barrendero (1982)

A humble street sweeper is the sole witness of a crime committed by art thieves.

Director:

Miguel M. Delgado

Writers:

Cantinflas (screenplay), Isaac Díaz Araiza (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Cantinflas ... Napoleón 'Don Napo'
María Sorté María Sorté ... Chipinita
Ursula Prats Ursula Prats ... Lupita
Luz Elena Silva Luz Elena Silva
Eduardo Alcaraz ... Don Chafas
Federico González Federico González ... Supervisor Molina
Antonio Zubiaga Antonio Zubiaga ... Ladron flaco
Luz María Rico Luz María Rico ... Rosita
Sara Guasch ... Mujer rubia en fiesta
José Luis Avendaño José Luis Avendaño ... Mendoza
Roxana Chávez ... Chabelita
Carmen Moreno Carmen Moreno
Alberto Catalá Alberto Catalá ... Basurita
Alfredo Gutiérrez Alfredo Gutiérrez ... Delegado de policia
Adalberto Arvizu Adalberto Arvizu ... Ladron (as Alberto Arvizu)
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Storyline

In this movie "Cantinflas" plays the role of a humble street sweeper named Napoleón or 'Don Napo', who while performing his daily duties is the only witness of the robbery of a valuable painting, then he is threatened by the art thieves and also becomes a suspect. Written by jairhcastillo

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Country:

Mexico

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

5 May 1982 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

O Varredor See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Cantinflas Films S.A. See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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