Only the Valiant (1940 film)

Only the Valiant or The Charge of the Brave (Spanish:La carga de los valientes) is a 1940 Argentine historical drama film directed by Adelqui Migliar and starring Santiago Arrieta, Domingo Sapelli and Anita Jordán. The film was one of the most expensive productions made in Argentina. It portrays the 1827 defence of Carmen de Patagones against Brazilian forces during the Cisplatine War.[1]

Only the Valiant
Directed byAdelqui Migliar
Written byBelisario García Villar
StarringSantiago Arrieta
Domingo Sapelli
Anita Jordán
Music byLucio Demare
CinematographyGumer Barreiros
Edited byGerardo Rinaldi
Release date
12 June 1940

The film's sets were designed by the art director Ralph Pappier. Eva Perón, the future wife of dictator Juan Perón, had a supporting part in the film.



  1. Plazaola p.138


  • Plazaola, Luis Trelles. South American Cinema. La Editorial, UPR, 1989.
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