Pepe

Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1960. Vintage press kit for the 1960 film. Full-color illustrated pocketed folder, containing one oversize matte-finish borderless reference photograph, showing actors Cantinflas and Janet Leigh.

A ranch hand goes to California to rescue a white stallion (which he considers to be his family) from the hotshot Hollywood director who has purchased it. The second American film of Mexican comedian and actor Mario Fortino Alfonso Moreno Reyes, known simply as Cantinflas, in hopes of replicating the success of his US debut "Around the World in 80 Days" (1956).

Shot in Mexico and Hollywood.

Photograph Near Fine, folder Very Good plus, with faint foxing and soil to the folder.


[Book #152830]