|Three are Three|
|Directed by||Eduardo García Maroto|
|Written by|| Ángel Falquina |
Eduardo García Maroto
Antonio de Lara
|Music by|| Augusto Algueró |
|Cinematography|| Heinrich Gärtner |
|Edited by||Bienvenida Sanz|
Cooperativa del Cinema de Madrid
|Distributed by||C.E.A. Distribución|
|10 January 1955|
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