Dolores del Río
Mexican actor
Dolores del Río
Dolores del Río was a Mexican film actress. She was a star of Hollywood films during the silent era and in the Golden Age of Hollywood. Later in life, she became an important actress in Mexican films. She was generally thought to be one of the most beautiful actresses of her era, and was the first Latin American movie star to have international appeal. In the silent film era, del Río was considered a counterpart to Rudolph Valentino.
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With more than 40 movies directed, Fernandez interacted with Mexican Golden Era movie stars like Dolores del Rio and Joaquin Pardave, both Mexican national icons. “El Indio” portrayed rural Mexico in his films, which became the image of this country in
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Rita Moreno: On Her One Woman Show, Life, And J-Lo - Huffington Post
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Earlier on, there were people like Dolores Del Rio, but I was too young for that—that was before me. There was really nobody out there. So what do you do if you want to be in the business and there's nobody from your community?
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Hamptons Journal: Enter Laughing at Bay Street and Authors Night at East ... - Huffington Post (blog)
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Garbo calls, improbably enough, and Kind croons that his boss is too busy, in bed with Dolores del Rio. The real-life couple Jill Eikenberry and Michael Tucker play David's parents, who want only for him to become a pharmacist. Oy!
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Reconoce María Dolores Del Rio a Josefina Vázquez Mota - Termómetro en linea
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México DF 14 de agosto del 2011.- Un reconocimiento por el trabajo, el compromiso y el amor por México que tiene la Dip. Josefina Vázquez Mota, hizo esta mañana María Dolores Del Río al ser testigo del informe de actividades de la Coordinadora de los
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Classic Cars Owned by Eric Clapton, Herbie Hancock, Jayne Mansfield, Ava ... - Business Wire (press release)
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1930 Cord L-29 Town Car, owned by silent film star Dolores Del Rio. 1957 Dual Ghia, owned by actress Ava Gardner, whose husbands included Mickey Rooney, Artie Shaw and Frank Sinatra. 1966 right-hand drive Ferrari 275 GTS, whose owners included rock
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Orson Welles Movie Schedule: CITIZEN KANE, MR. ARKADIN, THE IMMORTAL STORY - Alt Film Guide (blog)
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Cast: Joseph Cotten, Dolores Del Rio, Ruth Warrick. BW-68 mins. 4:30 PM TRENT'S LAST CASE (1952) A police detective on the verge of retirement investigates a socialite accused of murdering her wealthy husband. Dir: Herbert Wilcox
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The almanac - UPI.com
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They include Elisha Graves Otis, inventor of the modern elevator, in 1811; World War II correspondent Ernie Pyle and "Monkey Trial" defendant John Scopes, both in 1900; orchestra leader Ray Bloch in 1902; actor Dolores del Rio in 1905; band leader Les
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“Se le acabó la fuerza a la mano izquierda” - Termómetro en linea
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Así anda la Diputada Federal, ex alcaldesa de la capital Sonorense María Dolores del Rio Sánchez, queriendo rebasar la meta – ser senadora-, muy a fuerzas. Por eso busca escenarios y reflectores, se sube al cuadrilátero de la arena política,
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Debe Elba Esther dejar política y dedicarse a educación: Lola del Río - Termómetro en linea
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Elba Esther Gordillo debe dejar de lado la política y trabajar más en la educación del país, consideró la diputada federal del PAN, Maria Dolores del Rio Sánchez. Cuestionada sobre la polémica de las declaraciones entre el director del Issste,
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Los números no mienten - Ehui
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Si consideramos que del PAN el mejor posicionado para el senado, Javier Gándara, no aspira a competir y luego aparece Dolores del Rio, queda claro que a esa fórmula le hace falta “punch”, está muy endeble. López Caballero no fue incluido entre los
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A Conversation With...David Snyder of Bella on the River - San Antonio Express
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Having spent 20-plus years in the Air Force traveling Greece, Italy, Spain and Turkey, the SA transplant owns Bella on the River, where Dolores Del Rio was formerly located. “We knew the place would be special,†Snyder says. “We exposed the
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A Ave do Paraíso - Público.pt
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A belíssima Dolores Del Rio é a nativa que se sacrifica por amor de McCrea, num filme que marca, também, a entrada de Busby Berkeley com as suas fabulosas coreografias que, neste caso, estão ao serviço de um exótico bailado aquático
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INTROSPECCIÓN FOMENTA MEJORES RELACIONES FOMENTA MEJORES RELACIONES. - El Siglo Durango
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En todas las relaciones y, en especial la pareja y el matrimonio, es vital que no se lleve registro de las ofensas. Con el mejor deseo de bienestar. Estoy a sus órdenes en REGATO 211 entre Canelas y Dolores del Rio
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Joe Roth Sells Historic Home to Hollywood Power Couple (Exclusive) - Hollywood Reporter
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Gibbons, an 11-time Oscar winner, designed the 4744-square-foot home with his wife, silent-film star Dolores del Rio. The residence, near Riviera Country Club, was completed in 1930. Gibbons and del Rio, who divorced in 1941, regularly hosted Sunday
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Cajeme no está perdido: Manuel Borbón - Nuevo Sonora
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Se menciona una mujer, María Dolores del Rio, y ¿por qué no?, un Chuy Félix, que el hecho de que sea del sur le pudiera dar un handycap interesante. Siendo Subsecretario de Gobierno de Asuntos Agrarios en Sonora, ¿cómo está ese tema?
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Familias poderosas del espectáculo - Univisión
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Dolores del Rio es prima de Julio Bracho. Ambos fueron actores de talla internacional. La actriz de Hollywood es tía de Diana Bracho. Ramón Novarro es otro primo de Julio Bracho y Dolores del Rio. Ramón Valdés, hermano de "Tin-Tan", participó muchos
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Desperado & El Mariachi als Blu-Ray Double-Feature - Negativ
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Er ist der Film, mit welchem Salma Hayek weltweit entdeckt wurde, als erste Mexikanerin in der Hauptrolle eines US-amerikanischen Films nach Dolores del Rio. Auch ist Desperado ein Spross einer von Jim Jarmusch mit Night on Earth geprägten Form des
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Dolores del Río
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1983
    Age 77
    On April 11, 1983, Dolores del Río died from liver disease, aged 78, in Newport Beach, California.
    More Details Hide Details She was cremated and her ashes were interred in the Dolores Cemetery in Mexico City, Mexico. That same day she had been invited to appear at the next Academy Awards ceremony. Dolores del Río was considered one of the prototypes of female beauty in the 1930s. In 1933, the American film magazine Photoplay conducted a search for "the most perfect female figure in Hollywood", using the criteria of doctors, artists and designers as judges. The "unanimous choice" of these selective arbiters of female beauty was del Río. The question posed by the search for the magazine and the methodology used to find "the most perfect female figure" reveal a series of parameters that define femininity and feminine beauty at that particular moment in the US history. Larry Carr (author of the book More Fabulous Faces) said that the Dolores del Río's appearance in the early 30's influenced everyone in Hollywood. Women imitated her style of dress and makeup. A new kind of beauty occurs, and Dolores del Rio, was the forerunner. According to the filmmaker Josef von Sternberg, stars such as del Río, Marlene Dietrich, Carole Lombard and Rita Hayworth helped him to define his concept of the glamour in Hollywood.
  • 1982
    Age 76
    In 1982, del Río was admitted to the Medical Center of La Jolla, California, where hepatitis led to cirrhosis.
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  • 1981
    Age 75
    She served as the president from its founding until 1981.
    More Details Hide Details After her death, the day nursery adopted the official name of Estancia Infantil Dolores del Río (The Dolores del Río Day Nursery), and today remains in existence.
    In 1981, del Río was honored in the San Francisco Film Critics Circle in a ceremony presided by the film directors Francis Ford Coppola, Mervyn LeRoy and George Cukor.
    More Details Hide Details This was her last public appearance. In 1982, she was awarded the George Eastman Award, given by George Eastman House for distinguished contribution to the art of film. In 1966, del Río was co-founder of the Society for the Protection of the Artistic Treasures of Mexico with the philanthropist Felipe García Beraza. The society was responsible for protecting buildings, paintings and other works of art and culture in México. In 1972, she helped found the Cultural Festival Cervantino in Guanajuato. On January 8, 1970, she, in collaboration with other renowned Mexican actresses, founded the union group Rosa Mexican, which provided a day nursery for the children of the members of the Mexican Actor's Guild. Del Río was responsible for various activities to raise funds for the project and she trained in modern teaching techniques.
  • 1978
    Age 72
    In 1978 the Mexican American Institute of Cultural Relations and the White House gave Dolores a diploma and a silver plaque for her work in cinema as a cultural ambassador of Mexico in the United States.
    More Details Hide Details During the ceremony she was remembered as a victim of McCarthyism.
  • 1972
    Age 66
    Her last appearance on television was in a 1972 episode of Marcus Welby, M.D..
    More Details Hide Details From the 1950s to the 1970s, she collaborated in some international film festivals like Cannes Film Festival (1957), Berlin Film Festival (1962) and San Sebastián Film Festival (1976) as a juror.
  • 1967
    Age 61
    In 1967, Italian filmmaker Francesco Rosi invited her to be part of the movie More Than a Miracle with Sophia Loren and Omar Sharif.
    More Details Hide Details She played the role of Sharif's mother. She also appeared American television series, including Schlitz Playhouse of Stars (1957), The United States Steel Hour (1958), The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1960), Spectacular Show (1963), I Spy (1965) and Branded (1966).
  • FIFTIES
  • 1964
    Age 58
    In 1964, she acted in John Ford's Cheyenne Autumn.
    More Details Hide Details Amidst the shooting of her films, Dolores participated in several theater projects in Mexico. She and her husband Lew Riley founded their own production company called Producciones Visuales. Her theater projects included Road to Rome (1959), The Ghost Sonata (1962), Dear Liar: A Comedy of Letters (1963), La Vidente (1964), La Reina y los Rebeldes (1967) and The Lady of the Camellias (1968).
  • 1959
    Age 53
    After ten years together, del Río and Riley were married in New York in 1959.
    More Details Hide Details Dolores remained attached to Riley until the end of her life. The Mexican filmmaker Emilio Fernández was one of the biggest admirers of Dolores. Fernández said that he appeared as an extra in several films of Dolores in Hollywood just to be near her. The beauty and elegance of del Río had impressed him deeply. Fernández said: I fell in love with her, but she always ignored me. I adored her... really I adored her. There are many anecdotes about her rivalry with Lupe Velez. Dolores never understood the strife that Lupe had with her. She bothered meet her and infuriates her that Vélez derided her. But the prestige of Dolores was known and respected, and Lupe could not ignore this. Lupe dressed in spectacular costumes, but never reached the supreme elegance of del Río. Velez was popular, had many friends and admirers rendered, but never attended the social circle of Hollywood, where del Río was accepted without reservation. Vélez spoke ill of del Río, but she never mentioned her name offensively. Lupe obviously resented the success of Dolores during the years when both were in Hollywood.
    In 1959, Mexican film director Ismael Rodríguez brought del Río and María Félix together in La Cucaracha.
    More Details Hide Details That same year she married Lewis Riley in New York. In 1960 Dolores returned to Hollywood after 18 years of absence. She was hired by Fox to play the role of mother of Elvis Presley in the film Flaming Star, directed by Don Siegel. During the rest of the decade del Rio alternated between films in Mexico and in Hollywood with television and theater. In Mexico she made only two films: El pecado de una madre (1960) and Casa de Mujeres (1967).
  • 1956
    Age 50
    In 1956, she was cleared to return to the United States following an interview with Louella Parsons in which she stated: "In Mexico we are worried and fighting against communism."
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  • FORTIES
  • 1954
    Age 48
    In 1954, del Río was slated to appear in the 20th Century Fox film Broken Lance.
    More Details Hide Details The U.S. government denied her permission to work in the United States, accusing her of being sympathetic to international Communism. Claims that she had "aided anti-Franco refugees from the Spanish Civil War", were interpreted as Communist leanings. She was replaced by Katy Jurado in the film. She reacted by sending a letter to the U.S. government, stating: "I believe that after all this, I have nothing which to reproach myself. I'm a woman who only wants to live in peace with God and with men."
  • 1950
    Age 44
    In 1950, del Río's cousin, activist Maria Asúnsolo, asked her to sign a document for a "conference for the world peace".
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    In 1950 she filmed two movies again under Gavaldón direction: La casa chica (1950) and Desired, two dramas made in the classic style of the Mexican films of the era.
    More Details Hide Details In 1951, Dolores starred in Doña Perfecta, based on the novel by Benito Perez Galdos. For this work she won her second Silver Ariel Award for Best Actress. In 1953 Gavaldón directed her again in the film El Niño y la Niebla (1953). Her portrayal of an overprotective mother with a mental instability attracted critical acclaim and she was honored with her third Silver Ariel Award.
  • 1949
    Age 43
    In 1949, del Río worked again with Emilio Fernández in the film La Malquerida.
    More Details Hide Details The film is based on the novel of the Spanish writer Jacinto Benavente. In the same year del Río met Lewis "Lou" Riley, a theatrical American businessman and a former member of the Hollywood Canteen. The couple immediately began an affair.
  • 1947
    Age 41
    She also worked in Argentina in 1947 in a film version of Oscar Wilde's Lady Windermere's Fan named Historia de una mala mujer.
    More Details Hide Details In the same year, Dolores was invited by the film director John Ford to film The Fugitive with Henry Fonda in Mexico. The film was based in the novel The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1945
    Age 39
    In 1945, del Río filmed La selva de fuego directed by Fernando de Fuentes.
    More Details Hide Details In the film she plays a sexy adventuress lost in a camp full of lonely men in the jungle of Chiapas. Her first work under Roberto Gavaldón's direction was La Otra (1946), a successful film where del Río plays a twin sisters.
  • 1942
    Age 36
    At the beginning of 1942 del Río began work on Journey into Fear with Norman Foster as director and Welles as producer.
    More Details Hide Details Welles left the film four days later and traveled to Rio de Janeiro on his goodwill tour. Her character in the film was drastically reduced. That same year, her father died in Mexico. She decided to return to Mexico, commenting: Since the late 1930s, she was sought by Mexican film directors, but economic circumstances were not favorable for the entry of del Río to the Mexican cinema. She was a friend of noted Mexican artists, such as Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, and maintained ties with Mexican society and cinema. After breaking off her relationship with Welles, del Río went to Mexico, disappointed by the American star system. Mexican director Emilio "El Indio" Fernández invited her to film Flor silvestre (1943). This was del Río's first Spanish-language film. Her third film with Fernández Las Abandonadas (1944), a controversial film where del Río plays a woman who gives up her son and falls in the world of the prostitution. She won the Silver Ariel (Mexican Academy Award) as best actress for her role in the film. Bugambilia (1944) was her fourth movie directed by Fernández.
  • 1940
    Age 34
    In 1940, she met and fell in love with Orson Welles and sought a divorce from Gibbons.
    More Details Hide Details Her relationship with Welles ended after four years largely due to his infidelities. Rebecca Welles, the daughter of Welles and Rita Hayworth, expressed her desire to travel to Mexico to meet Dolores. In 1954, Dolores received her at her home in Acapulco. After their meeting, Rebecca said: My father considered Dolores the great love of his life. She is a living legend in the history of my family. According to Rebecca, until the end of his life, Welles felt for del Río, a kind of obsession. At different times in her life, del Río was also romantically linked to actor Errol Flynn, filmmaker John Farrow, writer Erich Maria Remarque, film producer Archibaldo Burns, and Mexican actor Tito Junco In 1949, del Río met the American millionaire, adventurer and theater producer Lewis A. Riley in Acapulco. Riley was known in the 1940s for being a member of the Hollywood Canteen.
    Amid the decline of her career, in 1940 Dolores meets actor and filmmaker Orson Welles.
    More Details Hide Details The couple felt a mutual attraction and began a discreet affair, which caused the divorce of Dolores and Gibbons. While looking for ways to resume her career, she accompanied Orson Welles in his shows across the United States, radio programs and shows at the Mercury Theatre. Nelson Rockefeller, in charge of the Good Neighbor policy (and also associated with RKO through his family investments), hired Welles to visit South America as an ambassador of good will to counter fascist propaganda about Americans.
  • 1937
    Age 31
    In 1937, with the support of Columbia Pictures, del Río filmed Devil's Playground opposite Chester Morris and Richard Dix.
    More Details Hide Details However, despite the popularity of the three stars, the film was a failure. In the same year, she signed a contract with 20th Century Fox to perform two films with George Sanders. In both films (Lancer Spy and International Settlement), del Río plays the role of a seductive spy. But both films were box-office failure. Cedric Gibbons used his influences with MGM, and got his wife the main female role in the film The Man from Dakota (1940). But despite his position at the studio, Gibbons could never help his wife in his place of work where the leading figures were Garbo, Norma Shearer, Crawford and Jean Harlow. Louis B. Mayer and Irving Thalberg both admired del Río's beauty, but her career did not interest them. She was put on a list entitled "box office poison" along with Joan Crawford, Katharine Hepburn, Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, Mae West and others. The list was submitted to Los Angeles newspapers by an independent movie theater whose point was that these stars' high salaries and public popularity did not counteract the low ticket sales for their movies. Some of the stars rebounded (Crawford, Hepburn); others did not.
  • 1936
    Age 30
    In 1936 she filmed The Widow from Monte Carlo, her last film for Warners.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1935
    Age 29
    In 1935, she refused to participate in the film Viva Villa! which she described as "anti-Mexican".
    More Details Hide Details Fay Wray finally took her place in the film. In the same year, del Río, along with other Mexican film stars in Hollywood (like Ramón Novarro and Lupe Vélez), was accused of promoting Communism in California. This happened after the mentioned film stars attended a special screening of the Sergei Eisenstein's film ¡Que Viva México!, copies of which were claimed to have been edited by Joseph Stalin, and a film which promoted nationalist sentiment with socialist overtones. Twenty years later, this would have consequences for her career.
  • 1933
    Age 27
    Next, del Río filmed the successful musical film Flying Down to Rio in 1933, the film that first paired Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.
    More Details Hide Details It also featured del Río opposite Fred Astaire in an intricate dance number called Orchids in the Moonlight. However, RKO eventually terminated the contract of the actress. She then moved to Warner Bros. where she was usually cast in musical films. The choreographer Busby Berkeley was commissioned to emphasize her physical beauty and her grace. In Madame Du Barry (1934), she was directed by William Dieterle, who focused on her beauty with the help of an extraordinary cloakroom designed by Orry Kelly (considered one of the most beautiful and expensive at the time). Madame Du Barry was a major cause of dispute between the studio and the Hays office, primarily because it presented the court of Louis XV as a sex farce centered around del Rio. In In Caliente (1935), she plays a sultry Mexican dancer who has an affair with the character played by Pat O'Brien.
  • 1932
    Age 26
    She scored a new success with the film Bird of Paradise in 1932, directed by King Vidor.
    More Details Hide Details The producer of the film David O. Selznick reportedly told Vidor: "I want del Río and McCrea in a love story in the South Seas. I didn’t have much of a story for the film, but be sure that it ends with the young beauty jumping into a volcano". The film was shot in Hawaii and scandalized audiences when she was shown taking a naked swim with Joel McCrea (the film was made before the censorship Hays Code was enacted).
  • 1931
    Age 25
    In 1931, she fell seriously ill with a severe kidney infection.
    More Details Hide Details Adding to del Río's concerns, studios who forced actors to make 3-4 films a year did not look favorably on contract actors who didn’t work at all. When she regained her health, she was hired exclusively by RKO Pictures. Her first film with the studio was Girl of the Rio (1931).
  • 1930
    Age 24
    From 1930 to 1940 she was married to MGM's art designer Cedric Gibbons.
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  • 1929
    Age 23
    Following the economic crash of 1929, del Rio eagerly went into her first sound film The Bad One. In 1928, Dolores met Cedric Gibbons, a prominent art director and production designer at MGM. In 1930, the couple started a romance, that culminated in a marriage ceremony in late 1930.
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  • 1928
    Age 22
    While del Río's career blossomed, her personal life was turbulent. She divorced shortly after the premiere of Ramona. In late 1928 del Río was in her third film with Raoul Walsh: The Red Dance.
    More Details Hide Details Her next project was Evangeline (1929) a new production of United Artists also directed by Carewe and inspired by the epic poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The film was accompanied by a theme song written by Al Jolson and Billy Rose and played by del Río. Like Ramona, the film was released with a Vitaphone disc selection of dialogue, music and sound effects. During the filming of Evangeline United Artists considered removing Dolores from the tutelage of Edwin Carewe, who had ambitions to marry her and become a famous Hollywood couple. Carewe prepared his divorce from his wife Mary Atkin. But United Artists convinced her to separate herself artistically and professionally from Carewe, who still held an exclusive contract with the actress. In New York, after the successful premiere of Evangeline, del Río declared to the reporters: Mr. Carewe and I are just friends and companions in the art of the cinema. I will not marry Mr. Carewe. Furious, Carewe filed criminal charges against Dolores. Advised by United Artists lawyers, Dolores reached an agreement with Carewe out of the court. Still, Carewe started a campaign against her. He filmed a new sound version of Resurrection starring Lupe Velez.
    When actress Renée Adorée was showing symptoms of tuberculosis, Dolores was selected for the lead role of the MGM film The Trail of '98, directed by Clarence Brown and filmed in 1928.
    More Details Hide Details The film was a huge success and brought back favorable reviews from critics. Immediately after this film she played a high society woman on the French Riviera in No Other Woman. That same year, she was hired by United Artists for the third version of the successful film Ramona. The success of the film was helped by the musical theme Ramona, written by L. Wolfe Gilbert and recorded by Dolores with RCA Victor. This was the first United Artists film with a synchronized score, but was not a talking picture. In late 1928, Hollywood was concerned with the impending arrival of sound films. On 29 March, at Mary Pickford's bungalow, United Artists brought together Pickford, del Río, Douglas Fairbanks, Charles Chaplin, Norma Talmadge, Gloria Swanson, John Barrymore, and D. W. Griffith to speak on the radio show The Dodge Brothers Hour to prove they could meet the challenge of talking movies. Del Río surprised the audience by singing "Ramona".
  • 1926
    Age 20
    In the same year she was selected as one of the WAMPAS Baby Stars of 1926, along with fellow newcomers Joan Crawford, Mary Astor, Janet Gaynor, Fay Wray and others.
    More Details Hide Details In 1927, Carewe and his film company produced and directed Resurrection (1927), based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy. Del Río was selected as the heroine and Rod La Rocque starred as leading man. In the same year, Raoul Walsh employed del Río again to film The Loves of Carmen (1927). In the same year del Río starring the film The Gateway of the Moon with Walter Pidgeon.
    In late 1926, the director Raoul Walsh called del Río to cast her in What Price Glory?, a war film which was a great success.
    More Details Hide Details The cast and crew were impressed with her discipline as well as beauty.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1925
    Age 19
    She made her film debut in Joanna, directed by Carewe in 1925 and released that year.
    More Details Hide Details In the film, del Río plays the role of Carlotta Da Silva, a vamp of Spanish-Brazilian origin, but she appeared for only five minutes. Her second film was High Steppers (1926), a film also directed by Carewe and starring Mary Astor. Eventually, the filmmaker Carl Laemmle invited del Río to participate in the all-star film The Whole Town's Talking. In her fourth film, the comedy Pals First (1926), Carewe gives del Río her first starring role.
    In early 1925, Edwin Carewe, an influential director at First National Films, had traveled to Mexico for the wedding of actors Bert Lytell and Claire Windsor, where he met Dolores and her husband.
    More Details Hide Details Dolores was contracted by Carewe as her agent, manager, producer and director. Her name was shortened to "Dolores Del Rio" (with an incorrect capital "D" in the word "del"). Carewe arranged for wide publicity for her with the intention of transforming her into a star of the order of Rudolph Valentino.
  • 1921
    Age 15
    In 1921, del Río married Mexican socialite Jaime Martínez del Río.
    More Details Hide Details Her marriage came to end in 1928, and Jaime died shortly after unexpectedly in Berlín.
    In 1921, a group of Mexican ladies led by Doña Barbarita Martínez del Río organized a party to benefit a local hospital in the Teatro Esperanza Iris. At this party, Dolores met Jaime Martínez del Río y Viñent, son of a wealthy family who had lost nothing during the Revolution. Jaime had been educated in England and had spent some time in Europe. After a two-month courtship, the couple wed on 11 April 1921.
    More Details Hide Details He was 34 years old; she was not yet 17. Their honeymoon in Europe lasted two years. In 1924, the couple reluctantly returned to Mexico. They decided to live on Jaime's country estate, where cotton was the main crop. They settled in Mexico City.
  • OTHER
  • 1904
    Age -2
    Born in 1904.
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