El día que me quieras / Así cantaba Gardel
El día que me quieras (U.S., 1935)
Released a few weeks before legendary Argentine singer and star Carlos Gardel died in a plane accident, El día que me quieras is considered by many to be his greatest film. Produced by Gardels own company and distributed by Paramount, the film narrates the vicissitudes of a singer who marries a dancer against his fathers wishes.
DCP, b/w, 82 min. Director: John Reinhardt. Cast: Carlos Gardel, Rosita Moreno, Tito Lusiardo, Manuel Peluffo.
Así cantaba Carlos Gardel (Argentina, 1935)
Before signing his first contract with Paramount in 1931, Carlos Gardel starred in 10 sound shorts. Each one featured Gardel singing one of his songs. After the singers death, the surviving shorts were compiled under the title Así cantaba Carlos Gardel.
DCP, b/w, 35 min. Director: Eduardo Morera. Cast: Carlos Gardel, Inés Murray, César Fiaschi, Francisco Canaro, Arturo de Nava.
Recuerdos de un cine en español: Latin American Cinema in Los Angeles, 1930-1960 screens Sept. 23 - Dec. 10 at the Downtown Independent and UCLAs Billy Wilder Theater. Enjoy access to all films in this series with a pass!
This retrospective is presented by UCLA Film & Television Archive, as part of the Getty-led Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative. Major support for this program is provided through grants from the Getty Foundation.
Online admission: $10
Box office admission:
UCLA Alumni Association Members: $8
Non-UCLA students: $8
UCLA students: Free. UCLA students should claim the ticket at the box office on the day of the screening at least 15 minutes before show time. If a UCLA student arrives closer to show time, they may be asked to wait in a rush line for any unsold seats.
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Los Angeles, CA 90012
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