Thus Is Life

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Thus is Life
Spanish Así es la vida
Directed by George Crone
Written by E. J. Rath (novel)
Jorge Juan Crespo
Harvey Gates
Tom Gibson
Produced byO. E. Goebel
George W. Weeks
Starring José Bohr
Delia Magana
Lolita Vendrell
César Vanoni
Cinematography Arthur L. Todd
Edited by Arthur Tavares
Music byCarlos Molina
Sono-Art Productions
Distributed bySono-Art Productions
Release date
  • May 3, 1930 (1930-05-03)
Running time
72 minutes
CountryUnited States

Thus is Life (Spanish: Así es la vida) is a 1930 American Spanish language romantic comedy film directed by George Crone and starring José Bohr, Delia Magana and Lolita Vendrell. It was produced as the Spanish version of the English language film What a Man! , also directed by Crone. [1] In the early years of sound such multi-language versions were common, and only declined with the development of dubbing.



A British ex-Grenadier Guards officer moves to America, but struggles to find work. After he is employed as a chauffeur to a wealthy family, he falls in love with his employer's daughter.


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  1. Waldman, Harry & Slide, Anthony. Hollywood and the Foreign Touch: A Dictionary of Foreign Filmmakers and Their Films from America, 1910-1995. Scarecrow Press, 1996. pp. 17-18. ISBN   978-0-8108-3192-6.