The Bullfighter's Suit

The Bullfighter's Suit (Spanish:El traje de luces) is a 1947 Spanish drama film directed by Edgar Neville and starring José Nieto and José Prada. The film is set in the world of bullfighting and presents a more downbeat view of the sport in contrast to other films of the era that tended to be more celebratory.[1] The title refers to Traje de luces, the traditional toreador's costume.

The Bullfighter's Suit
Directed byEdgar Neville
Written byEl Caballero Audaz (novel)
Edgar Neville
StarringJosé Nieto
José Prada
Music byJosé Muñoz Molleda
CinematographyHenri Barreyre
Edited byJacques Saint-Léonard
Distributed byCIFESA
Release date
19 May 1947
Running time
108 minutes



  1. Bentley p.106-07


  • Bentley, Bernard. A Companion to Spanish Cinema. Boydell & Brewer 2008.

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