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Title:
Mexican Matador
Size:
25.75" x 41"
Medium:
Lithograph
Price:
$675
INV. #:
2933
 
Russian Matador original movie poster. Linen backed and in excellent condition. Bull fight poster. Keywords: Russian; Soviet, USSR.

Torero (released in other English-speaking countries as "Bullfighter"), the 1956 (first released in the U.S. in 1957) Carlos Velo Mexican matador toreador documentary ("Breathtaking new entertainment experience!"; "Special Award... 'for its Passionate Originality' Venice Film Festival") featuring Luis Procuna (billed "as himself"), "the world's greatest matadors" Manolete and Carlos Arruza, Consuela Procuna, and Luis Castro. Note that the credited writer for this documentary is "Hugo Mozo" who is actually Hugo Butler. Butler was blacklisted during the "red scare" and went to Mexico City with other blacklisted writers including Dalton Trumbo in the early 1950s!