English comic actor Charlie Chaplin (1889 – 1977) accompanies Mexican actress Lupe Velez (1908 – 1944) to a movie premiere, circa 1928.
From the silent film era to the Golden Age of Hollywood movies, Latinas have been a shining presence on the screen.
With Mexican actress Stephanie Sigman starring in the latest James Bond blockbuster, it’s just further proof that Latinas are continuing to capture the attention of the filmmaking world
Take a look back at the history of Latina stars in Hollywood and Latin America.
American actor Groucho Marx (1890 – 1977) succombs to the charms of Mexican actress Raquel Torres (1908 – 1987) in the Paramount Pictures production ‘Duck Soup’, 1933.
Irish actor Rex Ingram (1892 – 1950) directs and stars in the wartime romance ‘Baroud’ (aka ‘Love in Morocco’) with Cuban actress Rosita Garcia in 1932
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Mexican actress Movita plays the exotic islander Tehanni to Clark Gable’s (1901 – 1960) Fletcher Christian in ‘Mutiny on the Bounty’, directed by Frank Lloyd in the 1930s