Miguel Gómez Bao (1894 – 17 September 1961) was a Spanish-born Argentine actor of the Golden Age of Argentine cinema. He appeared in films such as Amalia , (1936), Safo, historia de una pasión (1943) and La pequeña señora de Pérez (1944). He also did much work for radio and appeared on Radio El Mundo in the late 1930s.
Federica Montseny Mañé was a Spanish anarchist and intellectual who served as Minister of Health and Social Policy of the Government of the Second Spanish Republic during the Civil War.
Mecha Ortiz was a classic Argentine actress who appeared in film between 1937 and 1981, during the Golden Age of Argentine Cinema. At the 1944 Argentine Film Critics Association Awards, Ortiz won the Silver Condor Award for Best Actress for her performance in Safo, historia de una pasión (1943) and won it again in 1946 for her performance in El canto del cisne (1945). She was known as the Argentine Greta Garbo and for playing mysterious characters, who suffered by past misfortunes in love, mental disorders, or forbidden love. Safo, historia de una pasión was the first erotic Argentine film, though there was no nudity. She also played in the first film in which a woman struck a man and the first film with a lesbian romance. In 1981, she was awarded the Grand Prize for actresses from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Francisco Múgica was an Argentine film director, film editor and cinematographer. He was born and died in Buenos Aires.
Carlos Hugo Christensen was an Argentine film director, screenwriter and film producer.
Luis Bayón Herrera was a Spanish film director and screenwriter who worked in Argentine film of the 1940s and 1950s. He was "one of the most important directors of the golden age of Argentine cinema".
Enrique Cahen Salaberry was a prolific Argentine film director whose career in the Cinema of Argentina as a movie director spanned five decades.
Luis César Amadori was an Italian - Argentine film director and screenwriter and one of the most influential directors in the Cinema of Argentina of the classic era. He directed over 60 films between 1936 and 1967, writing the scripts to over 50 pictures.
Roque Funes was the most prolific Argentine cinematographer in the history of the Cinema of Argentina whose career spanned over 40 years of cinema.
Juan Carlos Thorry, born José Antonio Torrontegui, was an Argentine film actor, tango musician and director.
Guillermo Battaglia was a prolific Argentine film actor of the classic era of Argentine cinema.
Héctor Calcaño was an Argentine film actor. He appeared in nearly 70 films between 1933 and 1968.
Arturo Soto Rangel was a Mexican film, television, and stage actor. Soto was best known for appearing in over 250 Mexican films. He appeared in one American movie, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, which won three Academy Awards and starred Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston, Tim Holt, Bruce Bennett, and many other successful actors. Soto last appeared on television in 1963, where he starred in Voy de gallo.
María Esther Buschiazzo (1889–1971) was an Argentine actress.
Safo, historia de una pasión is a 1943 Argentine romantic drama film directed by Carlos Hugo Christensen and starring Mecha Ortiz and Roberto Escalada. At the 1944 Argentine Film Critics Association Awards, Ortiz won the Silver Condor Award for Best Actress for her performance as Selva in the film.
Lumiton was a film production company founded in Argentina in 1932 at the start of the golden age of film in that country. Its lowbrow, populist films appealed to local audiences and were highly successful in Argentina and throughout Latin America. It was the main competitor to Argentina Sono Film in the 1940s. After World War II (1939–45) Lumiton faced increased government regulation, rising costs and loss of audiences to more sophisticated Hollywood productions. The company was forced to close in 1952.
Pepe Arias was an Argentine actor and comedian.
George Andreani was a Polish composer, film score composer, pianist, conductor, and actor. He was noted for his scores of some 75 Argentine films during the Golden Age of Argentine cinema from 1937 to 1959. Aside from his prolific work as a score composer, he was also conductor of the Orquesta Sinfónica Schenley in the 1940s.
Sara Ramona Alicia Masriera del Campillo, better known by her stage name, Alicia Barrié was a Chilean actress who made her acting career in Argentina. Born in Chile, Barrie moved to Buenos Aires with her family and made her acting debut in the 1933 film, Dancing.
Rafael Pérez y Pérez, was a popular Spanish writer of over 160 romantic novels from 1909 to 1971. He was one of the first writers to publish romance novels written in Spanish language. His novels have been translated into 22 languages, and had sold over 5 million copies by the year 1977, and some of his novels were adapted to film.
David Silva Guglielmeti was a Mexican actor and occasional producer of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema. In his career, he appeared in more than 100 films and won an Ariel Award for his leading role in the film Champion Without a Crown (1946).