Release date1951 WriterFelix B. Caignet (radioplay), Ramon Perez Pelaez (adaptation), Jesus Galindo (adaptation), Zacarias Gomez Urquiza (screenplay), Pedro Galindo (screenplay)
El derecho de nacer ("The Right to Be Born") is a Mexican film produced in 1951. It is based on a Cuban radionovela (radioplay) of the same name by Félix B. Caignet. The movie, starred by Gloria Marín, broke box-office records in Mexico when it was first released
María Teresa (Bárbara Gil) is a wealthy young woman who finds herself unmarried and pregnant. She approaches a doctor (Jorge Mistral) to obtain an abortion with the hopes of avoiding a scandal that would affect her family. The doctor, hoping to convince her otherwise, flashes back to an incident of his life to explain his "right to life" stance.