5 divas of the Cine de Oro whose beauty was on par with María Félix

The Golden Age of Mexican Cinema always gives something to talk about. During that period figures such as Joaquín Pardavé, Sara García, Luis Aguilar, Katy Jurado, Blanca Estela Pavón, Pedro Infante and Jorge Negrete. It is no secret to anyone that it marked a before and after within the seventh art at an international level.

When talking about the gold cinemaone of the women that instantly comes to mind is María Félix, who became a diva in our country. However, she was not the only one who managed to dazzle on the big screen. For this reason, here we present 5 Mexican actresses whose beauty was on par with La Doña.

María Félix, a diva of the Golden Cinema (Photo: Special)

Dolores del Rio

One of the great figures who left his mark on our country and also had the opportunity to shine in hollywood. The actress, whose full name is Maria de los Dolores Asunsolo Lopez-Negretewas born in Durango on August 3, 1904. His film debut was in the United States with a small role in the film The millionaire doll (1925).

His success in that country was maintained for 18 years, during which time worked in more than 30 movies. When his fame in Hollywood decreased, Dolores del Río returned to Mexico and became a figure of the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema.

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Elsa Aguirre

The beautiful and talented Elsa Irma Aguirre Juarez She was born in Chihuahua on September 25, 1930. At the age of 14, she won a beauty contest organized by a film production company, CLASA Films Mundiales. She made her film debut alongside her sister, Alma Rosa Aguirrein the film the strong sex (1946).

Don Simon de Lira (1946), next to Joaquín Pardavé, Something floats on the water (1947), with Arturo de Cordova, eyes of youth (1948), also with Joaquín Pardavé, a decent woman (1950), with Angelica Maria and the Woman that I loved (1950), with Agustín Lara, are part of his filmography.

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Silvia Pinal

One of the most popular and beloved actresses in our country, who began her career in theater before becoming a diva in the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema. Silvia Veronica Pasquel Hidalgowas born in Sonora on September 12, 1931. He debuted in the seventh art with a role in the film Laura’s sin (1949), where he worked alongside Rafael Banquells, her husband at the time.

Throughout his career he shared credits with great figures such as Pedro Infante, Mario Moreno ‘Cantinflas’ and German Valdes Tin Tan. A stranger on the stairs (1954), Mortal sin (1954), The innocent (1955) and viridian (1961), are just some of the films in which he stood out.

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Blanca Estela Pavon

He became immortalized thanks to his iconic role as the squirt in We poor (1948) and you rich (1948). Blanca Estela Pavon Vasconcelos She was born in Veracruz on February 21, 1926. She worked as an actress, singer and dancer.

Among his feature films are The Garcias are back (1947), the three huastecs (1948), In the highlands of Jalisco (1948), you rich (1948), The woman that I lost (1949), next to the aforementioned Silvia PinalY petty thief (1949). On September 26, 1949, the year in which she was the most sought after actress of the moment, she died in a plane crash. She was only 23 years old.

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Rebecca Iturbide

The star Rebecca Iturbide Betancourt He was born in El Paso, Texas (United States) on May 21, 1924. Although there is no official source to confirm it, some authors claim that he was a descendant of the first emperor of Mexico, Agustin de Iturbide. When she was 25 years old, her beauty led her to participate in advertising campaigns for Coca-Cola, becoming the face of the popular soft drink.

In 1950 he had a small participation in the film Lady Devil (1950), starring Maria Felix and directed by Tito Davison, who later invited her to act in The Woman I Loved (1950), starring the aforementioned Elsa Aguirre and Agustin Lara. the troublemaker (1951), Oh, love… How have you put me! (1951), The Three Merry Compadres (1952), Poker of aces (1952) and Mr. Photographer (1953) are just some of his most remembered tapes.

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