Spanish actor (from Valencia) Jorge Mistral was a handsome man, with aquiline profile and dark hair, attributes that allowed him to adapt to roles ranging from the adventurer, the villain, the lover to the fine-looking or romantic and passionate seducer...
Spanish actor (from Valencia) Jorge Mistral belongs to an era of Latin heartthrobs. He was a handsome man, with an aquiline profile and dark hair. With roles that exploited these physical attributes he could adapt to parts ranging from the adventurer, the villain, the lover to the fine-looking or romantic and passionate seducer...very suitable for striking the chord of cinematic melodrama.
There were several Spanish actresses of international renown, almost always associated with film musicals because they were excellent “flamenco dancers and singers,” and very witty. Heartthrobs were not so abundant, so Jorge Mistral represents an era: the 1950s. He was an exclusive artist of CIFESA, the most important production company in Spain. To cross the Atlantic and start filming in Mexico was a challenge and break with this filmmaking.
From the mid-1940s, he acted in myriads of films. Some of the (black and white) movie titles are: La ...read more >>
On May 28, 2013, Servando Cabrera Moreno (1923-1981), one of our most important painters and draftsmen, would be ninety years old. The Museo Biblioteca Servando Cabrera Moreno (Servando Cabrera Moreno Museum and Library) keeps the legacy of this singular artist, professor and popular art collector alive.read more >>
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La Huella de España Festival, presided over by Alicia Alonso, general director of Cuba’s National Ballet Company, celebrates this year a quarter century of existence.read more >>