Three are Three

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Three are Three
Directed by Eduardo García Maroto
Written by Ángel Falquina
Jaime García-Herranz
Eduardo García Maroto
Antonio de Lara
Music by Augusto Algueró
Daniel Montorio
Cinematography Heinrich Gärtner
Carlos Pahissa
Edited by Bienvenida Sanz
Cooperativa del Cinema de Madrid
Distributed byC.E.A. Distribución
Release date
10 January 1955
Running time
81 minutes
Language Spanish

Three are Three (Spanish: Tres eran tres) is a 1955 Spanish comedy film directed by Eduardo García Maroto. In three separate segments it parodies different film genres. [1]

A comedy film is a genre of film in which the main emphasis is on humour. These films are designed to make the audience laugh through amusement and most often work by exaggerating characteristics for humorous effect. Films in this style traditionally have a happy ending. One of the oldest genres in film – and derived from the classical comedy in theatre –, some of the very first silent movies were comedies, as slapstick comedy often relies on visual depictions, without requiring sound. When sound films became more prevalent during the 1920s, comedy films took another swing, as laughter could result from burlesque situations but also dialogue.


Awarded in 1954 the Golden Medal of the Cinema Writers Circle to the best screenplay [2] .

The Círculo de Escritores Cinematográficos (CEC) is a private non-profit that brings together writers and film critics in Spain in order to create, support and promote cultural activities related to the various facets of film. Every year they give awards, with a ceremony, for the best achievements in Spanish film. Its fifteen founding members in 1945 were Fernando Viola, Luis Gómez Mesa, Carlos Fernández Cuenca, Joaquín Luis Romero Marchent, Pío García Viñolas, Francisco Hernández Blasco, Adriano del Valle, Pío Ballesteros, Fernando Merelo, José González de Ubieta, Domingo Fernández Barreira, Fernando Méndez Leite, Luis Figuerola, Antonio Barbero and Antonio Crespo, with the primary objective of the "protection and dissemination of film art". Notable members of the circle today include Alfonso Sánchez, José María García Escudero, Pascual Cebollada, Rafaela Rodríguez, José Luis Garci, Fernando Méndez Leite, and honorary members have included Ingmar Bergman, Federico Fellini and Cantinflas.


Manuel Arbó was a Spanish film actor. He appeared in more than 200 films between 1915 and 1970.

Tomás Ares Pena, known as Xan das Bolas was a Spanish comic actor active during the franquism with films including Botón de ancla (1961).

José Bódalo actor

José Bódalo Zúffoli was an Argentine born Spanish film actor.

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  1. Bentley p.129
  2. Círculo de Escritores Cinematográficos. "Premios del CEC a la producción española de 1954" . Retrieved 3 December 2017.