The Tango Star

The Tango Star (Spanish:El astro del tango) is a 1940 Argentine musical film directed by Luis Bayón Herrera and starring Hugo del Carril, Amanda Ledesma and Berta Aliana.[1] A tango star enjoys a relationship with a young woman from a wealthy family.

The Tango Star
Directed byLuis Bayón Herrera
Written byAriel Cortazzo
Conrado de Koller
Luis Bayón Herrera
StarringHugo del Carril
Amanda Ledesma
Berta Aliana
Nélida Bilbao
Music byMiguel Caló
Luis Rubinstein
Rodolfo Sciammarella
Alberto Soifer
CinematographyRoque Funes
Establecimientos Filmadores Argentinos
Distributed byEstablecimientos Filmadores Argentinos
Release date
7 February 1940
Running time
91 minutes



  1. Rist p.202


  • Rist, Peter H. Historical Dictionary of South American Cinema. Rowman & Littlefield, 2014.

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