“El Norteño con Javier Solis” Mexican Movie Poster 1963 AP531

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This film, popular enough to have a sequel, proudly proclaimed the participation of the great Mexican singer Javier Solis, billing him above the film's putative stars Antonio Aguilar and ex-Miss World Susana Duin, the first Venezuelan to win it by the way (and not the last!). Four terrific horses were also billed above the title. ...

El Fantasma Del Camino Mexican Movie Poster 1930s AP530

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A wonderful poster for the Mexican release of an American movie serial. Fabulously hallucinatory. The Phantom of the West is a 1931 American Pre-Code Mascot western movie serial and was the second all-talking serial they produced. Tom Tyler stars as Jim Lester, trying to prove that Francisco Cortez (Frank Lanning) is innocent of killing his own father. ...

La Legion Heroica Mexican Movie Poster 1938-9 AP529

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This was 1938's The Fighting Devil-Dogs, a Republic Pictures serial that found a release in Mexico. As you can see, every expense was spared, but we bet it entertained the kids really well. One of its two leading man (a former shot-put champion and one of movie land's Tarzans in the the 30s), Herman Brix, broke ...

Tlaquepaque Charger Blue & Rare M821

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We so admire the inexhaustible inventiveness of the Mexican craftsperson: thousands upon thousands of these pieces of tourist ware were turned out in their time and every one of them is different and full of fantasy and life. Here, a church looks out at a willow-ish tree and a stand of cacti against a deep ...