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Directed by  Budd Boetticher
Music by  Victor Young
Director  Budd Boetticher
7.1/10 IMDb

Screenplay by  James Edward Grant
Initial release  26 April 1951
Music director  Victor Young
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Produced by  Budd Boetticher John Wayne
Story by  Budd Boetticher Ray Nazarro
Starring  Robert Stack Joy Page Gilbert Roland
Screenplay  Budd Boetticher, James Edward Grant, Ray Nazarro
Nominations  Academy Award for Best Story
Cast  Robert Stack, Katy Jurado, Gilbert Roland, Joy Page, Virginia Grey
Similar  Bullfighting movies, Robert Stack movies, Dramas

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Bullfighter and the Lady is a 1951 drama romance sport film directed and written by Budd Boetticher starring Robert Stack, Joy Page and Gilbert Roland. Filmed on location in Mexico, the film focused on the realities of the dangerous sport of bullfighting. During production, one stunt man died. Boetticher, who had experience in bullfighting, used a semidocumentary approach in filming the sport and the lives of matadors.

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Plot

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Chuck Regan (Robert Stack), a young American film producer travels to Mexico, where he takes up bullfighting to impress a local beauty, Anita de la Vega (Joy Page). Manolo Estrada (Gilbert Roland), an aging matador, reluctantly agrees to teach the brash, self-centered Regan.

Cast

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  • Robert Stack as John "Chuck" Regan
  • Joy Page as Anita de la Vega
  • Gilbert Roland as Manolo Estrada
  • Virginia Grey as Lisbeth Flood
  • John Hubbard as Barney Flood
  • Katy Jurado as Chelo Estrada
  • Ismael Pérez as Panchito
  • Rodolfo Acosta as Juan
  • Ruben Padilla as Dr. Sierra
  • Darío Ramírez as Pepe Mora
  • Paul Fix as Joseph Jamison (uncredited)
  • Ward Bond as Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
  • Reception

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    Bullfighter earned Boetticher his only Academy Award nomination, for Best Story, which he shared with co-writer Ray Nazarro. Together with Seven Men from Now, Boetticher regarded Bullfighter as one of "the two best films I ever made." [1]

    The complete 124 minute version of the The Bullfighter and the Lady was released on DVD and Blu-ray Disc on July 30, 2013.

    Alternate Versions

    For the film's American theatrical release, Bullfighter was cut to 87 minutes in order to share a double bill. The UCLA Film Archive recently restored the film to its full 124 minute length. [2]

    References

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