Torero! (film)

¡Torero! (Bullfighter! or Torero!) is a 1956 Mexican documentary film directed by Carlos Velo about Mexican bullfighter Luis Procuna. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.[1][2] The film was also selected as the Mexican entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 30th Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[3]

Film poster
Directed byCarlos Velo
Produced byManuel Barbachano Ponce
George P. Werker
Written byHugo Butler
Carlos Velo
StarringLuis Procuna
CinematographyRamón Muñoz
Edited byMiguel Campos
Luis Sobreyra
Release date
  • September 1956 (1956-09)
Running time
75 minutes


  • Luis Procuna as Himself
  • Consuelo Procuna as Herself
  • Ángel Procuna
  • Antonio Sevilia
  • José Farjat
  • Arturo Fregoso
  • Ponciano Díaz
  • Paco Malgesto
  • Manolete as Himself
  • Carlos Arruza as Himself
  • Luis Briones as Himself
  • Manuel Dos Santos as Himself
  • Luís Castro as Himself (as El Soldado)
  • Lorenzo Garza as Himself
  • José Laurentino López Rodriguez as Novillero Joselillo
  • Dolores del Río as Guest
  • Miroslava as Herself

See also


  1. "The 30th Academy Awards (1958) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 25 October 2011.
  2. "NY Times: Torero". NY Times. Retrieved 8 November 2008.
  3. Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
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