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Latin American Actors Photographic Collection
MSS-2021-08-27  
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Box 1, Folder 1

Acquanetta 1946

Scope and Contents

Acquanetta, also known as the "Venezuelan Volcano," was an American film actress, active in the 1940s and 1950s. Included in this folder are two images from the film Tarzan and the Leopard Woman (1946).
Box 1, folder 2

Arnaz, Desi 1953-1956

Scope and Contents

Desi Arnaz was a Cuban actor, active from the late 30s until the early 80s, and was best known for his role as Ricky Ricardo on the American television sitcom I Love Lucy, in which he co-starred with his then-wife Lucille Ball. Included in this folder are 1 promotional photo for the film The Long Long Trailer (1953), 1 photo from a scene in I Love Lucy (1954), and 2 photos from the movie Forever, Darling (1956).
Box 1, Folder 3

Campos, Rafael 1956

Scope and Contents

Rafael Campos was an actor from the Dominican Republic, active from the years 1955 to 1985. Included in this folder is one image from the film The Sharkfighters (1956).
Box 1, Folder 4

Cantinflas 1956

Scope and Contents

Mario Moreno, known by his stage name Cantinflas, was a Mexican comedian, actor, and filmmaker. Included in this folder is one image from the film Around the World in 80 Days (1956).
Box 1, Folder 5

Cristal, Linda 1958

Scope and Contents

Linda Cristal was an Argentinian actress, active in the 1950s to the early 1990s. Included in this folder is one image from Cristal on the set of The Perfect Furlough (1958).
Box 1, Folder 6

Del Rio, Dolores 1945, 1947

Scope and Contents

Dolores Del Rio was a Mexican actress, active in Hollywood films in the 1930s and 1940s. Included in this folder are 1 photo from the film Selva de Fuego (1945) and 2 photos from the film The Fugitive (1947) .
Box 1, Folder 7

Ferrer, Jose circa 1950-1959

Scope and Contents

Jose Ferrer was a Puerto Rican actor and director, active from the mid-1930s to the early 1990s. Included are 2 photos from behind the scenes for the film The Great Man (1956) and 3 photos from the film I Accuse (1958), as well as 2 studio portraits from the 1950s.
Box 1, Folder 8

Jurado, Katy circa 1950-1959

Scope and Contents

Katy Jurado was a Mexican actress, active from the 1940s to the late 1990s. Included in this folder are 2 photos behind the scenes from the film Trial (1955) and 1 photo from the film Dragoon Wells Massacre (1957). Also included are 6 photographs, mostly studio portraits, from the 1950s.
Box 1, Folder 9

Marques, Maria Elena 1953

Scope and Contents

Maria Elena Marques was a Mexican actress known for her work in Mexico's Golden Age of Cinema. Included in this folder are 3 photos from the film Ambush at Tomahawk Gap (1953).
Box 1, Folder 10

Martin, Chris-Pin 1940

Scope and Contents

Chris-Pin Martin was an American actor known for his portrayal of comical Mexican characters, acting in over 100 films between the mid-1920s and early 1950s. Included in this folder is one photo from the film Lucky Cisco Kid (1940).
Box 1, Folder 11

Miranda, Aurora 1943, 1944

Scope and Contents

Aurora Miranda was a Brazilian actress, sister to Carmen Miranda. Included in the folder are three pictures from The Three Caballeros (1944).
Box 1, Folder 12

Miranda, Carmen circa 1940-1949

Scope and Contents

Carmen Miranda was a Brazilian actress, sister to Aurora Miranda. Nicknamed "The Brazilian Bombshell", Miranda is known for her signature fruit hat outfit. Included in this folder are 2 photos from the film Springtime in the Rockies (1942), one photo from the film Greenwich Village (1944), and two photos from the film A Date with Judy (1948). Also included is an undated studio portrait.
Box 1, Folder 13

Mojica, Jose circa 1930-1939

Scope and Contents

Jose Mojica was a Mexican actor, who was active in the Hollywood film industry in the 1930s, before becoming a Franciscan friar. Included in this folder is one studio portrait from the 1930s.
Box 1, Folder 14

Montalban, Ricardo 1947-1954

Scope and Contents

Ricardo Montalban was a Mexican actor, whose career spanned six decades, from 1940s until the early 2010s. Included in this folder are one photo for the film Fiesta (1947), one photo from Queen of Babylon (1954), and one undated studio portrait.
Box 1, Folder 15

Montez, Maria circa 1940-1949

Scope and Contents

Maria Montez was a Dominican actress, active in the 1940s and appearing in at least 26 films. This is the largest folder with 29 photos, all from the 1940s. Included are three photographs from the film Gypsy Wildcat (1944) and three photographs from the film Sudan (1945). Also included are several photographs with Montez alongside other actors of her time, such as Jon Hall, Turhan Bey, Kent Taylor, Peter Coe, and her husband Jean Pierre Aumont, as well as numerous studio portraits and promotional photos. There are also 2 photographs with Montez and her family from the mid-1940s.
Box 1, Folder 16

Moreno, Rita circa 1950-1959

Scope and Contents

Rita Moreno is a Puerto Rican actress, whose acting career has spanned over seven decades, from the 1940s onwards to today. Included are two photographs of Moreno from the 1950s.
Box 1, Folder 17

Novarro, Ramon circa 1920-1929

Scope and Contents

Ramon Novarro was a Mexican actor who started his career in the late 1910s until his murder in 1968. He is most notable for his work done in the 1920s and 1930s. Included in the folder are one studio portrait from 1923, one photo from the film In Gay Madrid (1930), and one photo from the film Thy Name is Woman (1924). Also included are 3 undated studio portraits.
Box 1, Folder 18

Ray, Michel 1956

Scope and Contents

Michel Ray is a former child actor, who starred in various films in the mid 1950s and early 1960s. Included in this folder are three photos from the film The Brave One (1956).
Box 1, Folder 19

Rodriguez, Estelita circa 1950-1959

Scope and Contents

Estelita Rodriguez was a Cuban actress, active from 1945 to her death in 1966. Included in this folder is one studio portrait from the 1950s.
Box 1, Folder 20

Roland, Gilbert 1955-1959

Scope and Contents

Gilbert Roland was a Mexican actor whose career spanned seven decades from the 1920s until the 1980s. Included in this folder are one photo from the film The Treasure of Pancho Villa (1955), one photo from the film Three Violent People (1956), and one photo from the film The Wild and Innocent (1959).
Box 1, Folder 21

Romero, Cesar 1938-1954

Scope and Contents

Cesar Romero was an American-born Spanish-Brazilian actor active from the late 1920s until the early 1990s.Included in this folder are one photo from the film Fire of a Kind (1938), one photo from the film The Cisco Kid and the Lady (1939), one photo from the film Vera Cruz (1954), as well as one undated studio portrait.
Box 1, Folder 22

Roulien, Raul circa 1930-1939

Scope and Contents

Raul Roulien was a Brazilian actor, most active in the 1930s and 1940s. Included in this folder are two undated studio portraits.
Box 1, Folder 23

Torres, Raquel circa 1930-1939

Scope and Contents

Raquel Torres was a Mexican actress, most active in the late 1920s and 1930s. Included in this folder are 4 undated studio portraits.
Box 1, Folder 24

Quartero, Nina circa 1930-1939

Scope and Contents

Nina Quartero was an American-born actress, most active in the 1930s. Included is one undated studio portrait.
Box 1, Folder 25

Quinn, Anthony 1937-1968

Scope and Contents

Anthony Quinn was a Mexican actor, most notable for his roles in the 1950s and 1960s. Quinn established himself as a leading character actor as he alternated between Europe and Hollywood. One of the biggest folders with 10 photos, spanning the years from 1937 to 1968. Included are one photo from the film A High Wind in Jamaica (1944) and two photos from the film The Rover (1968), as well as 2 studio portraits from 1937, one studio portrait from 1939, and one photo from 1944. Also included are 3 undated photographs
Box 1, Folder 26

Unknown/Unidentifiable undated

Scope and Contents

Included in this folder is one photograph of actors that were unidentifiable.
Box 1, Folder 27

Velez, Lupe 1931-1941

Scope and Contents

Lupe Velez was a Mexican actress during the "Golden Age" of Hollywood films. Included in this folder are 2 photos from the film Cuban Love Song (1931), one photo from the film Playmates (1941), and one undated photo.
Box 1, Folder 28

Welch, Raquel 1967, 1969

Scope and Contents

Raquel Welch is an American-born Bolivian actress, active since the mid-1960s. Included in this folder are one photo from the film Fathom (1967) and one photo from the film Flare Up (1969).