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La Ilusión viaja en tranvía [videorecording] = Illusion travels by streetcar / Clasa Films Mundiales ; argumento original, Mauricio de la Serna ; adaptatión cinematografica de José Revueltas ... [et al.] ; una producción de Armando Orive Alba ; dirección de Luis Buñuel.

Other Title:
Illusion travels by streetcar [videorecording]
Title on cassette label : Luis Bunuel's Illusion travels by street car [videorecording]
Publication:
Los Angeles, CA : Connoisseur Video Collection, c1991.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videocassette (90 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Subjects:
Mexico -- Social condition -- Drama.
Motion pictures, Mexican.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Language:
In Spanish with English subtitles.
System Details:
VHS - NTSC.
Summary:
After restoring an antiquated streetcar, two men learn that the vehicle will be taken out of commission. They decide to take one last drive in which they pick up an unusual array of passengers. The picaresque adventures take the form of a Mexican "Alice in Wonderland" with elements of political, social, and religious satire expressed in the form of a delightful fairy tale.
Participant:
Lilia Prado, Carlos Navarro, Fernando Soto (Mantequilla), Guillermo Bravo Sosa, Agustín Isunza, Miguel Manzano, José Pidal.
Credits:
Photographer, Raúl Martinez Solares ; editor, Jorge Bustos ; music, Luis Hernandez Breton.
Notes:
Originally released as a motion pictures in 1953.
Based on a story by De La Serna.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1932 Fund.
Contributor:
Buñuel, Luis, 1900-1983. ,
Orive Alba, Armando. , Producer
Prado, Lilia. , Actor
Navarro, Carlos, 1921-1969. , Actor
Soto, Fernando, 1920-1980. , Actor
Serna, Mauricio de la. , Author
Revueltas, José, 1914-1976 , Adapter
Bretón, Luis Hernández. , Composer
Clasa Films Mundiales. , Producer
Connoisseur Video Collection (Firm) , Distributor
Class of 1932 Fund.
OCLC:
24176143
Publisher Number:
045922110536
CVC-1053 Connoisseur Video Collection
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