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El negro que tenía el alma blanca

  • El negro que tenía el alma blanca. Photo courtesy of the Spanish Film Archive

    El negro que tenía el alma blanca. Photo courtesy of the Spanish Film Archive

  

Category

Feature film

Original title

El negro que tenía el alma blanca

Year

1927

Director

Benito Perojo

Singer Concha Piquer began her film career with this silent film, based on a best selling novel of the period.  
 

Peter Wald is a famous black ballet dancer who makes his Madrid debut. His real name is Pedro Valdés and, before becoming famous, he worked as a servant in a noble family’s house. When he meets Emma, she becomes his dancing partner. Peter is in love with her and declares to her, but Emma refuses him.

 

 

Technical specifications

Screenplay
Benito Perojo

Actors
José Agüeras, Joaquin Carrasco, Andrews Engelmann, Valentín Parera, Concha Piquer, Raymond de Sarka

Photography
Joaquim Mir

Music
Raymond Hains

Format
Black and white. Silent film.

  

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