|Todo un hombre|
|Directed by||Pierre Chenal|
|Screenplay by||Ulyses Petit de Murat, Homero Manzi, Miguel Mineo|
|Based on||the novel Nada menos que todo un hombre|
by Miguel de Unamuno
|Edited by||Gori Muñoz and Carlos Rinaldi|
|Music by||Lucio Demare, Juan Ehlert|
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