Dolores del Rio: Princesa de Mexico (1999)

Genres - Film, TV & Radio, History  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Film & Television History, Social History  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - Mexico  |  
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Frequently referred to as the "Princess of Mexico," screen legend Dolores Del Rio was one of the biggest stars her native country had ever spawned. Eventually rising to international acclaim thanks to roles in such unforgettable films as Girl of the Rio and Doña Perfecta, Del Rio's mesmerizing beauty and captivating talent captured the imagination of cinema lovers worldwide. By the time her popularity spread to Hollywood, the world was well-aware of her skills before the camera, but did they really know the woman behind the screen beauty? Take a look back at not only Del Rio's professional career but also her colorful personal life in this documentary that will serve as a warm slice of nostalgia for long-time fans, and a notable introduction to a remarkable screen career for the uninitiated.

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actor, career-retrospective, Hollywood, Mexico, princess, profile [character], rise-to-fame