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  • A blonde man in the bullpen waves his cape over a bull's back.
  • Three men wearing only towels around their waists are engaged in a serious discussion.
  • In the bullpen, one man kneels next to another lying down, who appears to be injured.
  • An audience watches a bullpen; the matador and a bull are on either side of the pen, seemingly ignoring each other.

THE BULLFIGHTER AND THE LADY

4:45

Saturday, June 15

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INTRODUCED BY LUIS REYES

(1951, Budd Boetticher) Travelling in Mexico, brash Robert Stack is mentored by veteran toreador Gilbert Roland, in the most authentic bullfighting film ever made. Cut by 40 minutes on first release, chiefly to excise gay undercurrents, this is restored to its original director’s cut. 35mm print courtesy UCLA Film & Television Archive. Approx. 124 min.

Introduced by Luis Reyes, author of Made in Mexico: Hollywood South of the Border (Applause Books), with book signing in lobby following film.