Life on a Thread

Life on a Thread (Spanish:La vida en un hilo) is a 1945 Spanish comedy film written, directed and produced by Edgar Neville.[1] Neville later modified the film for the stage, with an adaptation of the same name.

Life on a Thread
Spanish theatrical release poster
Directed byEdgar Neville
Produced byEdgar Neville
Written byEdgar Neville
StarringConchita Montes
Rafael Durán
Guillermo Marín
Music byJosé Muñoz Molleda
CinematographyHenri Barreyre (as Enrique Barreyre)
Edited byMariano Pombo
Release date
  • 26 April 1945 (1945-04-26)
Running time
92 minutes

It was remade twice, as a Mexican film La engañadora in 1955, directed by José Díaz Morales and as Spanish film titled Una mujer bajo la lluvia in 1992 directed by Gerardo Vera.


  • Conchita Montes as Mercedes
  • Rafael Durán as Miguel Ángel
  • Guillermo Marín as Ramón
  • Julia Lajos as Madame Dupont
  • Alicia Romay as Isabel
  • Juana Mansó as Escolástica (as Juanita Mansó)
  • Joaquín Roa as Contacos
  • María Brú as Doña Encarnación
  • Eloísa Muro as Doña Purificación
  • Julia Pachelo as Mariana
  • Manuel París as Marchante
  • Enrique Herreros as Taxista
  • César de Nueda as Amigacho
  • Rosario Royo
  • Josefina de la Torre
  • Joaquina Maroto
  • María Saco
  • Carlos Álvarez Segura
  • Manuel Ocaña as Arrigurrita
  • Kurt Dogan as Violinista


  1. Mira p.225


  • Mira, Alberto. The A to Z of Spanish Cinema. Rowman & Littlefield, 2010.
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