Nobleza baturra (The Nobility of the Peasantry, also known as Aragonese Virtue) is a 1935 Spanish musical drama film directed by Florián Rey, and starring Imperio Argentina, Miguel Ligero Rodríguez, and Juan de Orduña, based on the play by the playwright Joaquín Dicenta. The film was a phenomenal success, and one of the most commercially successful films of the Second Republic. The film was made by CIFESA at CEA Studios. The film was noted for its folkloric type characters and sentimental views of rural peoples.
|Directed by||Florián Rey|
|Written by||Joaquín Dicenta Boadillo|
|Music by||Rafael Martínez and José L. de Rivera|
|Cinematography||Enrique Guerner, José María Torres|
|Edited by||Eduardo García Maroto|
The film, set in Aragon in the early twentieth century, tells the story of María del Pilar (Imperio Argentina), an honest girl, whose good name is tarnished when a former suitor, out of spite of being rejected, publicizes throughout the village that she had sex outside of marriage. Slander soon spreads throughout the region.
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